In that filthy, dangerous hell, I learnt essential lessons about teamwork: without it, you couldn't survive.

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Now a world class mountaineer with a PhD and two award winning books to his name, Andy Cave started out as a Yorkshire coalminer. He delivers speeches packed with humour and drama that capture the drive and spirit necessary to succeed when the stakes are high. He ensures that each speech addresses the issues faced by the clients and contributes to change.



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