A comedian, actor, and mental health campaigner Ruby came to prominence in the 80s as a comic interviewer in her shows, The Full Wax, and Ruby Wax Meets… She holds a master’s degree in mindfulness-cognitive based therapy from Oxford, and was appointed a visiting professor in mental health nursing by the University of Surrey in 2015.
In this speech from the 2016 Future Talent Conference, Ruby discusses how humans have lost their natural inclination to trust each other (07:15), why every leader has to be curious about their employees (14:30) and how mindfulness can help is in our day-to-day lives (16:30).
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