Past Events

November 2016

The 1 Percent Factor: The power of marginal gains
Speaker:
Dave Brailsford
Tue, 8 Nov 2016
Sir Dave’s ‘marginal gains’ philosophy has revolutionised sport and has turned British cyclists from also-rans into the best in the world. At this event we hear from one of sport’s most renowned leaders and innovators, whose success proves small changes can make a big difference.
Trailblazer: Lead, innovate and dare to be different
Speaker:
Gail Rebuck
Thu, 3 Nov 2016
As the chair of the world’s biggest book publisher, Penguin Random House UK, Baroness Gail Rebuck is one of the most respected figures in British publishing. At this event, Gail reveals her leadership insights and we discover how to balance creativity with profitability, the importance of professional development and how to instil that in your company culture.
Anything Is Possible: The power of guts and determination
Speaker:
James Cracknell
Thu, 3 Nov 2016
One of Britain's most successful Olympians, James Cracknell brings new meaning to the word endurance. Since his victorious rowing career he has taken on numerous challenges, including winning a 50-day rowing race across the Atlantic and taking part in the Amundsen Omega3 South Pole Race. He also defied doctors’ expectations after recovering from a near fatal and life-changing cycling accident in 2010. Truly unstoppable, James reveals what motivates him and offers his insights into overcoming adversity.