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More discourse than lecture, Practical Wisdom Workshops offer you the opportunity to engage with the subject matter, question and discuss with like minded people. Join the discovery of practical wisdom and how it could be applied in daily life.  Sessions are limited to 20 attendees.

Who's really in charge?

An exploration into, and a perspective on, the perplexing range of influences, expectations, opinions, desires, goals, environmental and cultural factors - amongst many - which appear to drive if not govern our everyday existence, leaving us rundown and frustrated with barely enough energy to get through another day. Is that all there is and is this how it’s meant to be?  Just what is going on and is there another way which can result in a more enjoyable and effective life? Drawing on present day and older insights and  wisdom, we’ll see if we can open up a window to  a more fruitful life.


PRESENTER - Michael Smith

Michael is a recently retired commercial lawyer who was at one time the Managing Partner of a city law firm with over 120 staff. Practicing mainly in contract and business law, Michael provided advice to businesses of all sizes ranging from a major Australian bank to small and medium businesses with a practice also in sports and entertainment law. In recent years, he was the in-house lawyer at an inner city council. A tutor and student of Philosophy, Michael also has a special interest in Plato and what Plato can tell us about life’s purpose and how to navigate it.


Saturday 27 June





[On line with the Zoom platfrom]
The Zoom meeting ID will be emailed to all ticket holders on Friday June 26th.

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