Calendar
Think differently,
among like minds

Learn among like-minds by accessing our stimulating year-round calendar of workshops, classes and talks.

Our ever-evolving programme of bite-sized, topic specific workshops and other energising events, enables hundreds of people every week to build new capabilities, think differently and try out practical new tools and techniques for work and life. We design safe, supportive and social spaces where people can build their skills and their networks.

• Diary friendly, topic specific sessions emphasising the transfer of new skills
• Organisations give their teams access through our membership programme
• Learn among supportive cross-organisational groups of peers
• Sessions are hosted in spaces across London and beyond
• All workshops can also be delivered directly to your teams anywhere

February

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    Workshop: Great Groups

    Pick up practical and proven approaches to more creative and engaging meetings, gatherings and other get-togethers.

    25th February, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: How to Navigate the Quarter Life Crisis

    Learn what a Quarter Life Crisis is and how to navigate yourself out of one in this power hour with life coach Dina Grishin.

    25th February, 2020 at 6:30pm— 7:30pm
    Working From_ Southwark, 32 Blackfriars Road , London
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    Workshop: Asking Better Questions

    Smarter questions can transform the way we communicate. And that's the purpose of this session — to enable better questioning, for more influence, clearer thinking and better outcomes.

    26th February, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: Rethinking Resilience

    In this remote learning session we'll explore ways of bouncing back from challenges, managing stress and using our energy effectively.

    27th February, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London

March

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    Workshop: Vocal Confidence

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

    3rd March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: How to Have Ideas

    In this fast-paced and hands on session we'll take on a variety of tools and techniques for powerful creative thinking.

    4th March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    BIO AGENCY, 70 WILSON STREET, London
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    Remote Learning: Having Difficult Conversations

    There are certain conversations we dread. But with the right mindset and techniques to hand, these can become positive and transformative learning experiences.

    5th March, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, 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. So how can we ensure we're confidently and strategically approaching important decisions?

    10th March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: Better Breathing

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

    11th March, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: 5 Skills for Success, with Sarah Ellis + The Squiggly Career

    Join us for a conversational Spring session, discovering the key skills needed to thrive in the modern word of work — and leaving with new ideas to immediately put into practice.

    11th March, 2020 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: The Coach Approach

    In this session you'll learn the value of a coaching mindset and how to apply proven coaching approaches to your most important relationships.

    17th March, 2020 at 9:00am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: Nailing Tone of Voice — with Sonder & Tell

    Learn powerful approaches to making words work, and bringing your brand to life in unique and purposeful ways.

    17th March, 2020 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: 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 in this remote learning session.

    18th March, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive two-hour session is all about getting into the habit of giving and receiving valuable feedback in the right way and at the right times.

    24th March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Rethinking Resilience

    In this session we'll explore ways of bouncing back from challenges, managing stress and using our energy effectively.

    25th March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Presence and Gravitas

    There are simple and effective ways to boost our sense of authority, presence and gravitas at work. And by doing so we can enjoy more confidence and impact.

    26th March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: Being a B Corp, a breakfast panel at Innocent

    Join us at Fruit Towers to explore the impact that B Corp certification is having for its growing band of businesses, and the broader cultural forces driving the success of the movement.

    26th March, 2020 at 10:00am—11:30am
    Innocent Drinks , Fruit Towers, London
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    Workshop: Making Time

    This could be the best two hours you ever spend, time to reboot your relationship with time itself — so you feel more in control of it, and are getting more done.

    31st March, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

April

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    Workshop: Having Difficult Conversations

    There are certain conversations we dread. But with the right mindset and techniques to hand, these can become positive and transformative learning experiences.

    7th April, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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?

    8th April, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: The Elemental Workplace: How to create a fantastic workplace for everyone

    Join us for some expert led conversation on the principles of workplace design, and their impact on our ability to work, learn and succeed together as teams.

    8th April, 2020 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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.

    9th April, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: How to Decide

    In today's fast-moving and ambiguous world of work, it's no surprise that we often feel pressured and unfocussed. So how can we ensure we're confidently and strategically approaching important decisions?

    9th April, 2020 at 1:00pm— 2:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Influencing IRL

    If you know you deserve to be heard, and want to make a difference, actively working on your influencing skills is important.

    14th April, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: How to Rest

    This two hour workshop will introduce the idea of meaningful rest, and explore how through slowing down we can care for ourselves better, and gain more control over what we give our attention to.

    14th April, 2020 at 3:30pm— 5:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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.

    15th April, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: LEGO Serious Play

    Equip yourself with a powerful, purposeful and playful tool for improving thinking and communication in meetings and among teams.

    16th April, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: An introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

    This bite-sized session will focus on introducing the technique and benefits of Mindfulness Meditation practice, in relation to our life and work.

    21st April, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Panel: The Art of the Interview

    Join us for an enlightening exploration of the interviewing process, learning ways we can more smartly approach the ways we discover our future team members.

    22nd April, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Remote Learning: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive remote learning session is all about getting into the habit of giving and receiving valuable feedback in the right way and at the right times.

    22nd April, 2020 at 1:00pm— 2:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Purposeful Presenting

    This three-hour session is for those seeking to super-size their presentational skills, with lots of practical new approaches to take away and apply.

    23rd April, 2020 at 9:00am—12:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: Rethinking Resilience

    In this remote learning session we'll explore ways of bouncing back from challenges, managing stress and using our energy effectively.

    28th April, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Remote Learning: Making Time

    This could be the best hour you ever spend, time to reboot your relationship with time itself — so you feel more in control of it, and are getting more done through this remote learning session.

    30th April, 2020 at 1:00pm— 2:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London

May

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    Remote Learning: Having Difficult Conversations

    There are certain conversations we dread. But with the right mindset and techniques to hand, these can become positive and transformative learning experiences. Join us for a remote learning session.

    5th May, 2020 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: How to Have Ideas

    In this fast-paced and hands on session we'll take on a variety of tools and techniques for powerful creative thinking.

    6th May, 2020 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. So how can we ensure we're confidently and strategically approaching important decisions?

    7th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Great Groups

    Pick up practical and proven approaches to more creative and engaging meetings, gatherings and other get-togethers.

    12th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Behave Yourself

    A hands-on introduction to the principles of behavioural insights, so that you're able to confidently and creatively apply them to your own work and customer thinking.

    13th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: The Coach Approach

    In this session you'll learn the value of a coaching mindset and how to apply proven coaching approaches to your most important relationships.

    14th May, 2020 at 9:00am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive two-hour session is all about getting into the habit of giving and receiving valuable feedback in the right way and at the right times.

    21st May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Asking Better Questions

    Smarter questions can transform the way we communicate. And that's the purpose of this session — to enable better questioning, for more influence, clearer thinking and better outcomes.

    26th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Making Time

    This could be the best two hours you ever spend, time to reboot your relationship with time itself — so you feel more in control of it, and are getting more done.

    27th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Rethinking Resilience

    In this session we'll explore ways of bouncing back from challenges, managing stress and using our energy effectively.

    28th May, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

June

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    Workshop: Learning to Listen

    Enhance your appreciation of the art of listening, and pick up new tools to improve your intuition, emotional intelligence and impact on others.

    3rd June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Having Difficult Conversations

    There are certain conversations we dread. But with the right mindset and techniques to hand, these can become positive and transformative learning experiences.

    4th June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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?

    9th June, 2020 at 9:00am—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.

    10th June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Influencing IRL

    If you know you deserve to be heard, and want to make a difference, actively working on your influencing skills is important.

    16th June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Purposeful Presenting

    This three-hour session is for those seeking to super-size their presentational skills, with lots of practical new approaches to take away and apply.

    17th June, 2020 at 9:00am—12:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Remote Learning: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive remote learning session is all about getting into the habit of giving and receiving valuable feedback in the right way and at the right times.

    23rd June, 2020 at 1:00pm— 2:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Presence and Gravitas

    There are simple and effective ways to boost our sense of authority, presence and gravitas at work. And by doing so we can enjoy more confidence and impact.

    25th June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Making Time

    Rebooting our relationship with time itself — so we feel more in control of it, and are getting more done.

    30th June, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

July

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    Workshop: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

    This bite-sized session will focus on introducing the technique and benefits of Mindfulness Meditation practice, in relation to our life and work.

    1st July, 2020 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: The Coach Approach

    In this session you'll learn the value of a coaching mindset and how to apply proven coaching approaches to your most important relationships.

    7th July, 2020 at 9:00am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: How to Have Ideas

    In this fast-paced and hands on session we'll take on a variety of tools and techniques for powerful creative thinking.

    8th July, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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.

    9th July, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive two-hour session is all about getting into the habit of giving and receiving valuable feedback in the right way and at the right times.

    14th July, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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.

    15th July, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

Partner with us

Creatively driven, growth oriented, organisations partner with YCN to purposefully build capability throughout their teams.

Our pioneering social learning programmes bring people together, enriching their skillsets, and growing their networks in the process too. We take targetted, topic specific workshops into our partners’ places of work, and use modern and energising facilitation to take teams towards any outcome.

Find out more in this PDF, by emailing YCN Director Nick Defty or calling +44 (0)20 7033 2140.