Past Events

October 2017

SPIKE: The power of strengths-based leadership
Speaker:
René Carayol
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The world’s best leaders, from Bill Clinton to Richard Branson, aren’t flawless ‘all-rounders’. They have two or three outstanding strengths - Spikes. They expose, exploit and capitalise on these to set them apart from the rest. At this event, René Carayol explores why the leaders and organisations who focus on their Spikes do better than those who focus on their weaknesses.
High Flyers: How to help people take off
Speaker:
Adrian Furnham
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Based on the latest scientific evidence and applied research, Adrian Furnham offers a practical guide to understanding potential to create a high flying workforce. Learn how to spot and develop able, motivated and talented people who are capable of exceptional performance now and in the future.
Clarity: Simple thinking to unclutter your mind
Speaker:
Richard Gerver
Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Richard Gerver reveals simple techniques to help you unclutter your mind and enable you to realise your true potential. Rediscover your playful side to find creative solutions and extraordinary possibilities even in these seemingly complex and unpredictable times.
Soft Skills: The art of being a people person
Speaker:
Neil Mullarkey
Tue, 10 Oct 2017
At this event, Neil Mullarkey shows “How to Win Friends and Influence People” in today’s fast-moving business world. Soft skills are hard and can’t be outsourced but they can be learned. Find the simple steps to engage, persuade and lead those around you to be more successful in life and work.
Corporate Wellness: How sleep can boost your wellbeing and productivity
Speaker:
Richard Wiseman
Tue, 3 Oct 2017
Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep but are we making the most of this precious time? At this event, Richard Wiseman reveals the scientific truth about the sleeping brain. He’ll provide powerful tips on how to use these hours of apparently 'dead' time in the dark to transform your waking life.
Global Teams: Lessons from the world’s best
Speaker:
Jo Owen
Tue, 3 Oct 2017
Leading and working in global teams is now a fact of life but it makes everything harder. Separated by time, language, culture and priorities, what is already difficult can sometimes seem insurmountable. Drawing on his research with the likes of IBM, Google, Canon and Hitachi, Jo Owen reveals how some of the world’s leading companies make globalisation work.