Past Events

September 2007

Failure Live: Unique business ideas and personal development
Speaker:
Steve McDermott
Wed, 26 Sep 2007
At this event, Steve McDermott shares his advice for success. Tips include how the difference between winners and losers is that losers don’t fail enough; that making mistakes proves you are a relatable human being; as well as the importance of a positive mind-set. Finally, Steve reveals his “four-minute rule”.
What Do Leaders Really Do?: Practical insights into leadership
Speaker:
Jeff Grout
Wed, 19 Sep 2007
Why take leadership advice from one expert when you can interrogate four? At this event Jeff Grout meets three ex-bosses of major UK organisations: Major General Patrick Cordingley, Dame Stella Rimington and Greg Dyke. All field questions from the audience, after an open interview – Parkinson style!
Recruiting Excellence: An insider's guide to sourcing top talent
Speaker:
Jeff Grout
Wed, 19 Sep 2007
Attending a Jeff Grout event is like eating a Michelin-star meal after weeks of fast food. The content is rich, varied and filling, yet easy to digest; delivered with precision. He doesn't repeat himself, hesitate or deviate. He just imparts one piece of useful recruitment advice after another.
The Negotiation Business: Successful negotiating
Speaker:
Bob Stewart
Wed, 12 Sep 2007
In 1992 Colonel Bob Stewart was sent to Bosnia. With only 900 troops and permitted to open fire only in self-defence, he managed to save many lives. He argues this was possible because he understood the difference between force and power, a theme he explores in this negotiation focused event.