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November 2018

Managing Up: How to lead from the shadows
Speaker:
Richard Hytner
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Richard Hytner, former Deputy Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, believes it is time to celebrate the second-in-commands. Richard delivers insights into some of the most powerful advisers from the world of business. Find out what motivates the so-called No. 2s, what makes them great, and what bosses can do to help them flourish.
Modern Networking: How to survive and thrive in 2020
Speaker:
Julia Hobsbawm
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
The pioneer of understanding modern networks and networking, Professor Julia Hobsbawm OBE has developed a model to help you, and it’s called Social Health. So forget everything you thought you knew about networking. Here Julia explains how to build up a fitness in your connection and connectedness that will mean you thrive in your personal and professional life alike.

October 2018

Taming Tigers: Practical, proven and powerful tips for success
Speaker:
Jim Lawless
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Everybody has a Tiger: the evolutionary survival instinct that makes humans wary of uncertainty, change and risk. In this Taming Tigers session Jim Lawless shows how to achieve your goals by taming the Tiger in your life. In today's world of work attitude trumps skill.
Brilliant Leadership: How to feel and do great every day
Speaker:
Alan Watkins
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Remember when you last felt brilliant? Your day went well, you thought clearly, you gave a great performance at work... How would you like to feel like this all of the time? Dr Alan Watkins reveals how to achieve leadership brilliance by focusing on what matters to boost productivity and work smarter.
Get It Done: How to be a Productivity Ninja
Speaker:
Graham Allcott
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
At this event Graham Allcott shows you how to think like a Productivity Ninja – someone who is calm, prepared and skilled at dealing with the enemy that is information overload. Discover how to keep your email inbox at zero, develop to-do lists that really work and transform your meetings so you and your team are instantly more productive.
NLP Stripped Bare: The secrets of human behaviour
Speaker:
David Taylor
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has long been one of the hottest trends in business. Yet it continues to be shrouded in secrecy. David Taylor strips away the mystery, jargon and hype to share NLP’s most powerful techniques. Armed with a better understanding of human behaviour, we can communicate more effectively, establish rapport quickly and increase our influence for business success. David reveals how we can use NLP to manage our thoughts, feelings and actions to get the results we want.

September 2018

Gravitas: How to speak so others listen
Speaker:
Caroline Goyder
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Caroline Goyder explores why some people earn attention and respect when they speak and others don't. The secret to their success can be summed up in one word: gravitas. Caroline reveals how to speak so others will listen - a step-by-step guide with practical techniques and exercises to build your natural gravitas. Learn how to express yourself clearly and with the passion and confidence to persuade, influence and engage listeners.
People Power: Creative thinking the Google way
Speaker:
Kirk Vallis
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Kirk Vallis is on a mission! A mission to ensure that human beings receive fair credit for our part in all the creativity that happens in the world. Too often, he argues, we forget that people drive innovation, not technology. Kirk Vallis explains that whatever the challenge, it’s the conditions we create for ourselves and others in those moments, as well as the behaviours we adopt, that is the difference between getting stuff done and getting awesome stuff done!
Nudge: How small changes make a big difference
Speaker:
David Halpern
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
We make countless decisions every day but we don't always make the right choices. Rather than weigh up each option using all the information available, we generally simplify the decision-making process through rules of thumb. This can be counterproductive. Dr David Halpern takes us inside the work of the Behavioural Insights team to reveal how powerful small changes can be. Discover how you can use behavioural and evaluative approaches to understand and maximise the social impact of your business.
Make Your Brain Work: Top tips to boost performance
Speaker:
Amy Brann
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
At this event, Amy Brann makes the extraordinary insights from neuroscience accessible and shows how to use them to control your world from the inside out. Leave stress, negative moods and poor time-management behind by adopting habits that will improve the way you work.

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