Past Events

September 2008

The 90 Minute Boot Camp: Military management in business
Speaker:
Bob Stewart
Tue, 16 Sep 2008
Imagine the most stressful aspects of your job. Now imagine dealing with them while bombs are falling and bullets are whizzing overhead. Could you cope? Colonel Bob Stewart had no choice. At this event he shares his top tips for making decisions under pressure.
Leadership Under Pressure: Military lessons for business
Speaker:
Bob Stewart
Tue, 16 Sep 2008
Imagine the most stressful aspects of your job. Now imagine dealing with them while bombs are falling and bullets are whizzing overhead. Could you cope? Colonel Bob Stewart had no choice. At this event he shares the leadership techniques that helped him keep a clear-head under fire.
Leadership in London: Lessons in leadership
Speaker:
Ken Livingstone
Tue, 9 Sep 2008
Pragmatic and knowledgeable, Ken Livingstone’s history of local government in London describes the borough structures which have shaped the capital’s political landscape. He brings us right up to date, focusing on Crossrail and London’s financial and business services, ending with a lively Q&A.
Uncommon Practice: How to deliver a great brand experience
Speaker:
Shaun Smith
Tue, 9 Sep 2008
Traditional marketing techniques are losing their effectiveness, Shaun Smith explains how we need to shift our ambitions away from a share of market and towards a share of mind. Break out of the pack, give customers a reason to buy from you and be their go-to brand.
Diversity, Teams and Success: How to create world-class teams
Speaker:
Frances Edmonds
Tue, 9 Sep 2008
Consistency is the key to success. Frances Edmonds looks at how our teams can deliver day-in day-out. Using the acronym DELIVER, she talks about Discipline, Enthusiasm, Listening, Innovation and Risk-taking, embellishing each with insightful case studies from her own past.