Past Events

January 2011

Churchill: Secrets of leadership
Speaker:
Andrew Roberts
Thu, 27 Jan 2011
What is leadership? Is it innate? Are there techniques we can all use to inspire others to follow your vision? Award-winning historian Andrew Roberts examines Churchill’s political and military leadership, offering some fascinating and provoking conclusions for today’s leaders.
Team Excellence: Lessons from the Red Arrows
Speaker:
Justin Hughes
Thu, 27 Jan 2011
The Red Arrows change three of their nine pilots each year and are still expected to deliver a world-class output in an environment where mistakes cost lives. The processes have to be resilient and sustainable. Justin Hughes, shows how to drive consistent, outstanding team performance and execution
Walking the Amazon: The inspirational story of an impossible journey
Speaker:
Ed Stafford
Wed, 19 Jan 2011
Ed Stafford has survived some of the world’s remotest locations and completed a journey that many thought impossible – walking the entire length of the Amazon River. Ed proves that it is possible to succeed even when faced with insurmountable hardship; it comes down to focus, strength and a sense of humour.
2020 Vision: The Metro Bank story
Speaker:
Vernon Hill
Wed, 19 Jan 2011
Vernon Hill, the visionary entrepreneur behind Metro Bank, is changing the British banking experience. He believes great companies are built by creating fans not customers. Vernon shares his unique vision, which inspires his fast growing team to create a product and service that customers love.