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Geoff Mead

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in Redruth, The United Kingdom
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Born into the post-war baby-boomer generation, Geoff was the first member of his family to go to university (and the first to drop out). He quickly returned to complete his studies in mediaeval history after a salutary period washing cars for a living. With not much idea of what he really wanted to do, he cut off his shoulder-length hair and joined the police service which he left three decades later as a chief superintendent.

During those years he did pretty much everything from walking the beat to directing national police leadership programmes and from commanding a police district to training with the F.B.I. in Virginia, U.S.A. En route he also found time to train as an organisational consultant, complete an MBA,a postgraduate diploma in
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Geoff Mead If it's minor, I go for a walk - moving the body frees the mind. If it's major then it's a sign that I'm "under-nourished" and I need to ingest more s…moreIf it's minor, I go for a walk - moving the body frees the mind. If it's major then it's a sign that I'm "under-nourished" and I need to ingest more stories, movies, landscapes; try new/novel activities; meet new people; rest for while; write in response to something else. (less)
Geoff Mead The process itself is fascinating: sense emerging on the page as I play with words, weighing them, re-arranging them; enjoying them. Seeing the final …moreThe process itself is fascinating: sense emerging on the page as I play with words, weighing them, re-arranging them; enjoying them. Seeing the final product (book, article, poem) in print never fails to delight me and then there's the greatest thrill of all when readers tell you how your words have touched their lives.(less)
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Storytelling to touch the Soul

Over the summer I was interviewed by the wonderful Laure Porché for her Moonlit Path podcast series about Storytelling to Touch the Soul. The conversation ranged over Stories for Mid-life and Beyond, Narrative Leadership, Narrative Identity and a host of other topics. Here is a link to access the podcast. I hope you enjoy it and I’d love to know what you think.

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“Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.”
Geoff Mead

“Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.”
Geoff Mead

“It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there.”
William Carlos Williams, Asphodel, That Greeny Flower & Other Love Poems




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