InnerTalks kicked off on Jan 29th in Dubai. A huge thanks to all who attended the event. Below is the audio file of the talks which is also available as a podcast download in itunes and also on stitcher. Below are the video versions of the talks. InnerTalks will be held on the final Thursday of each month at InnerFight from 8am-9am. We invite anyone who would like to speak to contact us so we can schedule your talk, talks can be on any subject of your choice and can last for up to 10 minutes or even just 60 seconds. We really encourage everyone to share their experiences and learning in the attempt to inspire and motivate others around us. Please now mail us if you would like to talk at a future InnerTalks event. The speakers from InnerTalks 1: TOM OTTON:
Tom Otton is the Managing Director of Create Media Group, a Dubai based digital agency that currently works with a number of household brands and various government entities. Tom is passionate about health and fitness, after representing the UAE as part of the National Rugby 7's team he has turned to distance running, having completed his first ultra marathon in 2014. He is currently training for the 250km Marathon Des Sables in the Sahara to be held in April this year.JAMES PIECOWYE: James Piecowye Ph.D. is an associate professor in the College of Communications and Media Sciences at Zayed University and since 2008 has also been the host of Nightline on DubaiEye 103.8FM. For 15 years as both as an educator and a broadcaster of infotainment Dr. Piecowye has been living and working in the ever changing world of customer engagement. Dr. Piecowye's research interests include the hybridization of culture, social media and youth culture and more generally the mechanics of how ideas go from thought to action. JORDAN BRANFORD: Jordan Branford is the Founder of "The Body Challenge" and "American Fitness" UAE. The 41 year old has been involved in fitness for over 30 years running his first 10k races at the age of 8, followed by 25 years of competitive basketball. He has been Personal/Group training for nearly 20 years with a reputation of being a master motivator. Arriving in Dubai in 2008, he quickly rose to the top of the industry due to his unwavering passion and charismatic demeanor. His goal of making Dubai fitter is his daily motivation. MARCUS SMITH: Marcus Smith is the founder of InnerFight. He is a coach, athlete and motivational speaker. Marcus spent 10 years in the corporate world as a sales director with 2 of the worlds leading sports brands before making InnerFight his full time focus in 2011. He played in the 2009 Rugby Sevens World Cup, is a highly competitive CrossFit athlete, ran 2 ultra marathons in 2014 and in 2015 will run across the Sahara Desert in the "worlds toughest footrace" as well as cycle through the Italian Dolomite's. Pre appointed speakers will talk from 5 minutes up to 20 minutes and the topics are varied so there is something for everyone. It is a relaxed atmosphere where we invite people to join us free of charge to come with an open mind, get inspired and motivated and leave with a big smile on their face and some great ideas in their head. The talks are held one Thursday every month from 8am-9am. Mail us right now to register for this event. It is free and numbers are limited and will fill up fast. We look forward to seeing you there. If you want to express yourself at an Inner Talks then drop us a mail and let us know what you have to share and how it will help to inspire people.