Past Events

January 2015

Innovation Matters: Extraordinary lessons from Dyson
Speaker:
Richard Needham
Thu, 29 Jan 2015
At this event, senior independent director of Dyson, Sir Richard Needham, explains how to create an environment that is conducive to idea generation and how to make the good ideas happen through strong leadership, excellent planning and faultless execution.
Influence: The small BIG
Speakers:
Robert Cialdini
Steve Martin
Thu, 29 Jan 2015
At some point today you will have to persuade someone – your boss, a co-worker, even your spouse or children. What is the smallest change you can make that will best increase your chances of success? Two heavy weights from the world of persuasion science – Dr Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin – demonstrate that small is the new big when it comes to influence.
Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?: What it takes to be an authentic leader
Speaker:
Gareth Jones
Tue, 20 Jan 2015
Great leaders don’t aspire to a list of universal character traits; the best are authentic and skilful at consistently being themselves. At this event, Gareth Jones, fellow of the Centre for Management Development at London Business School, reveals how you can hone your unique leadership assets to inspire others to deliver extraordinary results.
Employee Engagement: Lessons from the Olympic Games makers
Speaker:
Jean Tomlin
Tue, 20 Jan 2015
HR director for London 2012, Jean Tomlin talks us through the strategy that engaged a team of 200,000 Games Makers to deliver the best Olympic and Paralympic Games in modern history. Jean explains how to nurture the all-important employee relationship and recognise the power of people in building a successful business.