Past Events

April 2013

The Art of War: The ultimate guide to winning
Speaker:
Mike Jackson
Thu, 18 Apr 2013
Written in around 500BC, The Art of War is widely regarded as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics. General Sir Mike Jackson shows how this ancient text can still be applied to business. In competitive business situations, he reveals how to win without conflict and how to outsmart one’s opponent.
Adapt: Why success always starts with failure
Speaker:
Tim Harford
Thu, 18 Apr 2013
Everything we know about solving the world’s problems is wrong. Tim Harford explains that plans drawn up by experts and leaders aren’t the best way to solve the world’s most complex problems. Instead, he argues the most effective solutions come from the bottom up through experimentation and rapidly adapting to change.