(after David Sloly)
Telling stories works, but what makes a good story?More
The essential elements required to create an authentic story include a unique five-step process. The secrets of how to create our own powerful stories are explored and how they will help you achieve your personal goals and ambitions.
Steve is an experienced Strategist, Futures Analyst and Partnership Working Practitioner. He has conducted research and analysis into emerging technologies for a range of client organizations; conducted scenario development and futures analysis for the UK affiliates of a number of global pharmaceutical companies. He has researched and reported on the pharmaceutical industry / NHS partnership working landscape; conducted competitive analysis of partnership working practice of major pharmaceutical companies in the UK; led a collaborative futures project on the aging population in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales for the Future Analysts’ Network. Steve’s previously worked for Pfizer Ltd in the UK.
Thriving in rapidly changing realityMore
The Future of Business Tectonic shifts will reshape the business environment over the next decades – a reshaping of the economic landscape, evolving societal needs, disruptive innovation, transformational technologies, and fundamental questions about the role and purpose of tomorrow’s company. Steve will review these forces and the implications for the strategies, business models, and capabilities that will help us survive and thrive in a rapidly changing reality.
Rob Kendall is an internationally recognised authority on the dynamics and practices of effective conversation. His first job, working with amputees in India as an 18-year old, was the start of an extraordinary career journey. Over the last three decades, he’s been an artist with work sold in 24 countries, a co-founder of a technology company, a consultant to organisational leaders on five continents, a non-executive director of a BAFTA and EMMY-winning visual effects company, and an award-winning author.
Why conversations at work go wrong and how to fix themMore
Do you come away from work conversations wishing they’d gone better? Does miscommunication impact your productivity? Are you overwhelmed by emails and meetings? In this practical and highly effective guide to great communication at work, Rob Kendall combines hard science, real-life case studies, and practical suggestions.
(after Sue Firth)
Using stress, rather than suffering from itMore
Stress is a feature of our lives, so knowing how to recognise it, manage it, and mitigate against it is vital. Learn the impact of stress, understand what physiologically is happening in your body and how it limits you mentally and emotionally. Mastering stress is one of the core skills that every leader should have. This session will help you do just that!