There are a few people who step so far from convention that their very presence makes you question all that you understand about the world. Ruth Eira Jones is one of them.
She is a minimalist who could pack all her worldly possessions into three suitcases. She is a coach who has no interest in "improving" you. Her presence feels raw and elemental, but her practice is grounded in neuroscience and decades of experience.
In the run up to celebrations of the sisterhood, some - very personal and undoubtedly contentious - views on rallying Women, based both on the experience of running Hot Breakfast events and my own hallowed ability to secrete oestrogen.
How do you ask insightful, illuminating, interesting questions that get minds working and make the most of available time? It's the ultimate skill, as relevant to the boardroom as the breakfast table. Here are three approaches from three different disciplines for three different scenarios.
Ever on a mission to feed your ideas, share wisdom and build momentum among great Londoners, for each day of Advent 2017 The Hot Breakfast asked a different inspiring person from our community to tell us about their year, to share one piece of advice that they picked up along the way, and – critically - to give us their top breakfast advice.
Alix Fox pushes the boundaries of sex in ways that you'd never imagine. An award-winning podcast host, journalist, brand ambassador and educator, Alix manages to get the awkward British public to reveal extraordinarily intimate stories. Here she explains how she does it and what she's learnt.
Ever wondered what you might be capable of, and how far you can push yourself? Kiko Matthews is the survivor of Cushing's Disease and has learnt a huge amount about the meaning of resilience and happiness. In January she's embarking on an adventure that proves it.
Our lives are largely the sum of the conversations that we’ve had, but - bizarrely - we almost never consider how to make the most of them. We've distilled 3 simple practices to make the outcome of your exchanges less random and more rewarding.