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Building your mindset and skillset
for the modern world of work

Learn among like-minds with our stimulating year-round programme of workshops, classes and talks.

The sessions we programme every week are rooted in the learning goals of our community. We programme a variey of formats; from one-day workshops and punchy 90-minute gatherings; to conversational roundtables and inspiring talks and panels. Everything is practitioner led, drawing on the most relevant expertise across our network, and a willingness to share it.

Events are primarily accessed through our membership programme, but are sometimes open more broadly. If you've seen a session you'd like to join please email Aishath.

May

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    Remote Learning: ZOOM: Fear Hack

    Dial in from the comfort of your own seat, and join a group of peers sharing their fears, and reframing them as opportunities.

    30th May, 2019 at 3:00pm— 4:30pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London

June

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    Workshop: Better Breathing

    This practical ninety minute session will explore techniques for breathing more consciously, aiming to improve our sense of connection and wellbeing in the workplace.

    4th June, 2019 at 8:30am—10:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Social: YCN Open Morning

    We're having an open morning to keep our community updated on our diverse learning programme.

    5th June, 2019 at 10:00am—11:30am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Class: Yoga for work

    At this new yoga class we'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and explore how yoga philosophy can give us a new perspective on our work challenges.

    5th June, 2019 at 6:30pm— 7:30pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Leading Now: Fear Hack

    Led by author and coach Hilary Gallo, the purpose of this punchy and energising session is to discuss and reframe the idea of fear — so that we can do more of what we want to do.

    6th June, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Presence & Gravitas

    This workshop, led by Catherine Allison, is for those aiming for a greater sense of authority, presence and impact at work.

    7th June, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: Design for Breakfast: Heidi Lightfoot

    Our next design-led conversation will be with Co-Founder and Creative Director of Together Design, Heidi Lightfoot.

    11th June, 2019 at 9:30am—11:00am
    Dishoom Carnaby Street, Kingly Street, London
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    Talk: Graphic Content, with SODA studio

    As part of London Festival of Architecture, we're hosting the creative studio SODA, and a brilliant panel of design thinkers to explore the blurring boundaries of the practice.

    11th June, 2019 at 6:00pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Unleash your Creative Superpowers

    Work through a proven and energising process to unblock, unlock and unleash creativity for whatever you're working on now or next.

    13th June, 2019 at 9:30am—11:30am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: An introduction to workplace mediation

    We'll be exploring and applying the core principles of workplace mediation, enabling a quicker and more empathetic resolution of all kinds of workplace conflict.

    13th June, 2019 at 2:00pm— 6:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Building Resilience

    In this session we'll explore ways of supporting ourselves holistically, becoming better equipped for whatever comes our way at work.

    14th June, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Class: Yoga for work

    At this new yoga class we'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and explore how yoga philosophy can give us a new perspective on our work challenges.

    19th June, 2019 at 8:00am— 9:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: Alan Rusbridger's Reading List

    On the evening of the 25th June we'll warmly welcome the journalist, and former Guardian editor, to the library to discover the books that have shaped his thinking.

    25th June, 2019 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Walkshop: Street Wisdom

    Join Scott Morrison on the streets of Shoreditch to discover that answers to your most pressing challenges are everywhere.

    26th June, 2019 at 10:00am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

July

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    Workshop: Storytelling in the Digital Age

    Understand the age-old power of stories, and how to practically harness their potential to persuade in all kinds of modern channels.

    4th July, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Vocal Confidence

    Vocal coach Ingrid Gray will share techniques for gaining authority and relieving tension when speaking.

    10th July, 2019 at 9:30am—12:30pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Building Resilience

    In this session we'll explore ways of supporting ourselves holistically, becoming better equipped for whatever comes our way at work.

    18th July, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London

August

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    Workshop: How to Decide

    In today's fast-moving and ambiguous world of work, it's no surprise that we often feel pressured and unfocussed. How can we ensure we're in the best frame of mind when it's time to make decisions?

    6th August, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London

September

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    Workshop: Vocal Confidence

    Vocal coach Ingrid Gray will share techniques for gaining authority and relieving tension when speaking.

    4th September, 2019 at 9:30am—12:30pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Presence & Gravitas

    This workshop, led by Catherine Allison, is for those aiming for a greater sense of authority, presence and impact at work.

    5th September, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Natural Networking

    How can we reframe networking from a painful cliché, into a purposeful endeavour that enriches our community and wins us new work and collaborations?

    10th September, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Leading Effective Team Meetings

    Learn the foundations of great creative and engaging team meetings in this interactive and practical session, with strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator Alison Coward.

    12th September, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Better Breathing

    This practical ninety minute session will explore techniques for breathing more consciously, aiming to improve our sense of connection and wellbeing in the workplace.

    13th September, 2019 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Unleash your Creative Superpowers

    Work through a proven and energising process to unblock, unlock and unleash creativity for whatever you're working on now or next.

    19th September, 2019 at 9:30am—11:30am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Building Resilience

    In this session we'll explore ways of supporting ourselves holistically, becoming better equipped for whatever comes our way at work.

    24th September, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

October

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    Workshop: Learning to Listen

    Join an open and informative discussion on the value and virtues of listening, and the impact that purposeful listening can have among our teams.

    2nd October, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: How to Decide

    In today's fast-moving and ambiguous world of work, it's no surprise that we often feel pressured and unfocussed. How can we ensure we're in the best frame of mind when it's time to make decisions?

    8th October, 2019 at 1:30pm— 5:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Leading Now: Fear Hack

    Led by author and coach Hilary Gallo, the purpose of this punchy and energising session is to discuss and reframe the idea of fear — so that we can do more of what we want to do.

    22nd October, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Natural Networking

    How can we reframe networking from a painful cliché, into a purposeful endeavour that enriches our community and wins us new work and collaborations?

    23rd October, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Storytelling in the Digital Age

    Understand the age-old power of stories, and how to practically harness their potential to persuade in all kinds of modern channels.

    31st October, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London

November

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    Workshop: Better Breathing

    This practical ninety minute session will explore techniques for breathing more consciously, aiming to improve our sense of connection and wellbeing in the workplace.

    5th November, 2019 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Vocal Confidence

    Vocal coach Ingrid Gray will share techniques for gaining authority and relieving tension when speaking.

    6th November, 2019 at 9:30am—12:30pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London

December

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    Workshop: How to Decide

    In today's fast-moving and ambiguous world of work, it's no surprise that we often feel pressured and unfocussed. How can we ensure we're in the best frame of mind when it's time to make decisions?

    3rd December, 2019 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

We build capability

We help organisations of all shapes and sizes to become more capable in pursuit of their goals.

To do this we focus on what we believe to be the three key drivers of organisational capability — People, Purpose and Partnerships. Whether through our open learning programmes, or tailored consultancy work; we love bringing together creatively-minded groups to work and learn in modern and motivating ways.

Find out more about what we offer in this PDF, or by contacting YCN Director Nick Defty by email or on +44 (0)20 7033 2140.