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January 2017

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader: Take your skills to the next level
Speaker:
Herminia Ibarra
Tue, 17 Jan 2017
We all aspire to lead with greater impact but it’s hard to carve out the time to build our leadership skills when the day job is always getting in the way. Herminia Ibarra reveals how managers at all levels can step up to leadership by making small but crucial changes to their jobs, their networks and themselves. Learn what actions to take that will mean you’re ready to take leadership to the next level.
How to Be Brilliant 2017: The ultimate personal development experience
Speaker:
Michael Heppell
Tue, 17 Jan 2017
For many of us, good isn’t really enough. We want to be the best we can be and seize every opportunity with energy and enthusiasm. After all, why be good when you can be brilliant? Michael Heppell offers practical, simple steps to help you and your team embrace every day and every opportunity with positivity, energy, enthusiasm and inspiration. At this inspirational event, discover how you too can achieve your goals and leave with that all important spring in your step.

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.

October 2016

Persuasion: How to maximise your influence
Speaker:
Robert Cialdini
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
What separates effective communicators from truly successful persuaders? The most cited social psychologist of our time, Professor Robert Cialdini, reveals that it isn’t just the message itself that is important but the moment before the message is delivered that makes all the difference. If we know what to do or say, our influence efforts are even more powerful.
SUMO: The straight-talking guide to success
Speaker:
Paul McGee
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
SUMO means 'I choose' in Latin. It is also about letting go of the baggage and beliefs that hinder our potential. Standing for, ‘Shut Up and Move On,’ it is a phrase to say to ourselves when our own thoughts and actions are standing in the way of success. At this event, Paul McGee reveals his SUMO techniques to help us make the right choices that will lead to positive and powerful action.
Let's Get Digital: How to work and lead in the digital age
Speaker:
Dave Coplin
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
The rapid growth or our digital world brings huge advantages. In other ways, technology disconnects us from the real world, drowning us in data that keeps us from doing meaningful work. Dave Coplin chief envisioning officer at Microsoft UK argues we should stop thinking about the digital deluge as a problem and instead see it as an incredible opportunity. Technology offers our society so much but it is up to us, the humans, to rise to that potential.
Start With Why: How great leaders inspire everyone to take action
Speaker:
Peter Docker
Tue, 4 Oct 2016
Inspired by Simon Sinek’s theory of The Golden Circle and working in close partnership with him, Peter Docker helps individuals and organisations harness the power of Why. It’s not enough to know simply what you do, even how to do it. Inspired individuals and organisations know Why they do what they do. At this event, Peter explores what it means to Start with Why and what to do next to inspire your team to take action.
Mind Gym: Achieve more by thinking differently
Speaker:
Octavius Black
Tue, 4 Oct 2016
CEO and co-founder of Mind Gym, Octavius Black, reveals how we need to exercise our minds as well as our bodies to get the most out them. At this event, Octavius reveals how to change the way we think to free ourselves from self-sabotaging habits and behaviours. Brimming with insights and immensely practical, Mind Gym is the essential fitness program for the mind that will help you reach your full potential.

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