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October 2018

Get It Done: How to be a Productivity Ninja
Speaker:
Graham Allcott
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
At this event Graham Allcott shows you how to think like a Productivity Ninja – someone who is calm, prepared and skilled at dealing with the enemy that is information overload. Discover how to keep your email inbox at zero, develop to-do lists that really work and transform your meetings so you and your team are instantly more productive.
NLP Stripped Bare: The secrets of human behaviour
Speaker:
David Taylor
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has long been one of the hottest trends in business. Yet it continues to be shrouded in secrecy. David Taylor strips away the mystery, jargon and hype to share NLP’s most powerful techniques. Armed with a better understanding of human behaviour, we can communicate more effectively, establish rapport quickly and increase our influence for business success. David reveals how we can use NLP to manage our thoughts, feelings and actions to get the results we want.

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.

June 2018

Communication Secrets: The power of effective listening
Speaker:
Richard Mullender
Tue, 12 Jun 2018
We’re all taught to talk. Very few of us are taught to listen. Yet all effective communication starts with listening and it makes all the difference in business. Richard Mullender reveals how to develop exceptional listening skills using techniques he used in his career as a hostage negotiator and police detective. You’ll see how effective listening can help you build trust and inspire positive action from your colleagues and clients alike. Discover how, once you know what to listen for, you can use this intelligence to persuade, influence and negotiate to get the results you want.
The Presentation Coach: 5 steps to public speaking perfection
Speaker:
Graham Davies
Tue, 12 Jun 2018
You probably hate giving presentations. You probably hate listening to them too. Why? Because most business presentations are too long, too boring and overuse PowerPoint. Graham Davies explains how to use what you′ve already got to give you clarity, confidence and impact in every speaking challenge you will ever face. Graham reveals his 5-step process to public speaking perfection at this event.

May 2018

Who Dares Wins: Leadership secrets from the SAS
Speakers:
Matthew Ollerton
Jason Fox
Tue, 15 May 2018
Britain’s SAS are famed for their bravery, resilience and professionalism. The selection process pushes even the toughest to breaking point. At this event, Matt ‘Ollie’ Ollerton and Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox give their exclusive insights into the mindset and performance required in the most demanding environments imaginable.
Champion Mindset: Inspirational lessons from a natural born winner
Speaker:
AP McCoy
Tue, 15 May 2018
AP McCoy explores the parallels between sport and business through stories from the saddle, his addiction to winning, his fear of failure and his drive, determination & motivation to be the best at all times. Sir Anthony McCoy OBE, known simply as AP was the greatest jump jockey of all time he dominated jump racing for over two decades, ending his phenomenal career in 2015 as Champion Jockey for the 20th consecutive year.

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