David Gillespie

Author. Speaker. Social Entrepreneur.

Taming Toxic People is a practical guide to restraining that difficult person in your life, be it your boss, your spouse or a parent. But it is also a serious and meticulously researched warning: if we value a free and well-functioning society, we need to rebuild the sense of community that has historically kept the everyday psychopath in check, and we must understand and act to manage the psychopathic behaviour in our midst.

 

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“This is a life-changing book. I’m now 41 kilos lighter – simply by understanding and embracing the principles in Sweet Poison.”

Peter FitzSimons  

Peter FitzSimons is a well-respected columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, is the Chair of the Australian Republican Movement and has written over 27 best-selling books.

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FREE Recipes from the Sweet Poison Cookbook

When you first quit sugar, its handy to have some stand-by recipes.  Grab this starter set of recipes from the book absolutely free.

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The Eat Real Food Cookbook is your guide to saying ‘no’ to the food the manufacturers want you to eat and ‘yes’ to the sort of food that will help you manage your weight and the long-term health of your family.

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Order the Eat Real Food Cookbook now and get the Sweet Poison Cookbook (normally $32.95) for just $11.

Why you shouldn’t be eating Vegetable Oils

Follow David’s advice and you’ll be able to make healthy food choices based on evidence rather than what the processed food industry wants you to believe. So have a good breakfast — preferably bacon and eggs — strap yourself in, and be prepared to have everything you thought you knew about fat turned upside down.

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Which School is Best?

The great public-versus-private debate has raged for years. Will the local high school suffice, or do you need to pay big bucks for a private education?

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The Media Must Be Our Watchdog Against The Weinsteins Of This World

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Powerful Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein has been accused of long-term, persistent sexual harassment. But this is not a story about gender or the evils of Hollywood. Sexual harassment isn’t about sex….

North Korea: Why dealing with Kim Jong-un is like managing a psychopathic boss

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It is possible to avoid war in Korea but only by doing the one thing Donald Trump will find near impossible: building trust. According to classic deterrence theory, the only…

We can’t afford to means test schools

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Last week the Centre for Independent Studies, a right-wing think-tank, reheated one of Tony Abbott’s most memorable policy blunders and again called for means testing public education. The only problem…

About David

“Gillespie is academically gifted, a linguist, excellent at most things he turns his mind to…he’s a polymath, an old-fashioned Renaissance man, who finds few things dull and everything else interesting.” The Courier Mail

David Gillespie is a father of six, a recovering corporate lawyer, a former co-founder of a successful software company and the author of eight bestselling books.

His first book, Sweet Poison, published in 2008 is widely credited with starting the current Australian wave of anti-sugar sentiment.

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Don’t Curse the Darkness, Light a Candle

The only way we will change the world is to change ourselves first