Past Events

September 2018

Gravitas: How to speak so others listen
Speaker:
Caroline Goyder
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Caroline Goyder explores why some people earn attention and respect when they speak and others don't. The secret to their success can be summed up in one word: gravitas. Caroline reveals how to speak so others will listen - a step-by-step guide with practical techniques and exercises to build your natural gravitas. Learn how to express yourself clearly and with the passion and confidence to persuade, influence and engage listeners.
People Power: Creative thinking the Google way
Speaker:
Kirk Vallis
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Kirk Vallis is on a mission! A mission to ensure that human beings receive fair credit for our part in all the creativity that happens in the world. Too often, he argues, we forget that people drive innovation, not technology. Kirk Vallis explains that whatever the challenge, it’s the conditions we create for ourselves and others in those moments, as well as the behaviours we adopt, that is the difference between getting stuff done and getting awesome stuff done!
Nudge: How small changes make a big difference
Speaker:
David Halpern
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
We make countless decisions every day but we don't always make the right choices. Rather than weigh up each option using all the information available, we generally simplify the decision-making process through rules of thumb. This can be counterproductive. Dr David Halpern takes us inside the work of the Behavioural Insights team to reveal how powerful small changes can be. Discover how you can use behavioural and evaluative approaches to understand and maximise the social impact of your business.
Make Your Brain Work: Top tips to boost performance
Speaker:
Amy Brann
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
At this event, Amy Brann makes the extraordinary insights from neuroscience accessible and shows how to use them to control your world from the inside out. Leave stress, negative moods and poor time-management behind by adopting habits that will improve the way you work.