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October 2017

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.

September 2017

Beyond The Limits: Lessons learned from a lifetime of adventures
Speaker:
Ranulph Fiennes
Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Ranulph Fiennes, the world's greatest living explorer shares the lessons he has learned from more than four decades of participating in adventures across the globe. He reflects on leadership, the importance of choosing the right team and how to keep going beyond what you think is possible. Ranulph delivers a riveting and enlightening insight into how he has embodied resilience by testing the limits of human endurance to the absolute maximum.
Gravitas: How to speak so others listen
Speaker:
Caroline Goyder
Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Have you ever wondered 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. In this inspirational session, leading voice coach and speaker Caroline Goyder reveals how to speak so others will listen.
The 80 Minute MBA 2017: The fastest MBA programme in the world
Speaker:
John Knell
Tue, 12 Sep 2017
John Knell sorts the great business ideas and key insights from the rest, so you don’t have to. The 80 Minute MBA is your reduced Shakespeare for business. John delivers an entertaining, high-energy, high-impact presentation that will make you think differently about business, and about how to get ahead.
Happiness Works: Why being happy makes you more successful
Speakers:
Mark Williamson
Vanessa King
Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Happy employees make organisations more successful. People perform better when they are engaged in meaningful tasks, using their strengths, connecting with others, learning and achieving things. Mark Williamson and Vanessa King from Action for Happiness use the latest scientific research to find out what really works and why happiness fuels success.

May 2017

CX: 7 steps to take your customer experience to the next level
Speaker:
Colin Shaw
Thu, 18 May 2017
We all know that customer experience is critical for success but how do you take your organisation to the next level? At this event, Behavioural Economics meets Customer Experience to reveal what really makes your customers tick and how to use this knowledge to stand out from the rest. Colin shares simple tools that you can use to dramatically increase loyalty scores and ROI. He has distilled this wisdom into 7 imperatives that any organisation must embrace to take their Customer Experience to the next level.
Leadership Gold Dust: A guide for aspiring leaders
Speaker:
Eddie Obeng
Thu, 18 May 2017
Leadership is probably the most important skill for being successful in business but what is 'leadership' and how you can learn to be better at it? At this session Eddie Obeng shares insights into the most effective ways to develop your leadership prowess regardless of where you are on your current journey.
Blanchard: Servant leadership
Speaker:
Ken Blanchard
Wed, 10 May 2017
Ken Blanchard discusses servant leadership, a model where leaders partner with their people to set and attain goals. If you believe leadership is all about you, where you want to go and what you want to achieve, then your leadership, by default will be more self-focused and self-centred. On the other hand, if your leadership revolves around meeting the needs of the organisation and the people working for it, you will make different choices that will reveal a more “others-focused” approach.
Business Brawn: How to keep winning
Speaker:
Ross Brawn
Wed, 10 May 2017
Formula One is a serious business with performance, innovation and teamwork at its heart. An F1 legend, Ross Brawn is widely regarded as one of the most successful team principals and owners in the sport’s history. At this event, we ask Ross about leadership in the fast-paced and complex world of motor racing. Discover what it takes to bring together and lead extraordinary multi-national teams of engineers, designers and a myriad of experts to turn ideas into reality within the rigid deadlines of the Grands Prix calendar.

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