Past Events

October 2008

We-Think: A guide to business in the 21st Century
Speaker:
Charles Leadbeater
Thu, 30 Oct 2008
Charles Leadbeater became a bestselling author thanks to several thousand readers. Publishing the first draft of his book, We-Think, online, he invited all-comers to get involved in the editing process. Charles proves the value of the web and technology, exposing the prospect of mass collaboration.
Green & Black's: How to create a winning brand
Speakers:
Craig Sams
Jo Fairley
Thu, 30 Oct 2008
If you believe passionately in a product or service then the chances are other people will too. Craig Sams and Josephine Fairley, the co-founders of organic chocolate company Green & Black’s, share their fascinating journey from a eureka moment in 1989 to their £20m deal with Cadbury’s in 2005.
Leadership and Change: Lessons in how to lead and inspire
Speaker:
Bob Geldof
Wed, 22 Oct 2008
Packed with lively stories and rich anecdotes, Sir Bob Geldof talks frankly about his tough upbringing. From a shaky journey through media and rock ‘n’ roll to leading the world’s most legendary charity rock concert, Sir Bob talks about entrepreneurship, commitment and leadership.
Leading by Example: Lessons in leadership and teamwork
Speaker:
Lawrence Dallaglio
Thu, 16 Oct 2008
To unlock your potential as a person and as an individual, you have to take a long hard look at yourself in the mirror. At this event, Lawrence Dallaglio motivates us with tales of defeat and the subsequent opportunity to grow - an exceptional leadership example for sportsmen and businessmen alike.
Apple Innovation: Innovation inspiration
Speaker:
Steve Wozniak
Wed, 1 Oct 2008
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, talks us through his incredible success story. A taste for mathematics meant that he was always curious to find elegant solutions to complex problems. At this event he emphasises how companies need to appreciate the importance of creativity, passion and ambition.