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Ep16, Lara Hayward, Oxford University - Follow your curiosity & learning from high-performance environments

Creative Connections With Rachel Matthews

Release Date: 05/25/2020

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This week my guest is Lara Hayward.

Lara is the lead on Creative Careers strategy at the University of Oxford and has previously worked as a lawyer for ten years in the healthcare, business regulation and sports sectors.

Lara also participates in triathlons, is a qualified triathlon coach and has taken up acro-yoga which has led to her acceptance into circus school after a rigorous two-day audition process!

Having worked in elite sport, healthcare and higher education, Lara has a keen interest in high-performing individuals and teams, personal development and creativity.

 

In this episode, we chat about:

 

  • Learning from high-performance environments
  • Reconnecting with creativity
  • Using the threads of her curiosity to guide her career
  • Securing her place at circus school after an intensive audition process

 

Thank you to Lara for chatting with me. I hope you enjoy today’s podcast and if you do, please make sure to share it with a friend.