Calendar
Expand your mind and network
within our weekly programme

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

November

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    Workshop: Authentic and Purposeful Presenting

    Led by regular keynote speaker, author and change consultant Mark Shayler — this half-day session is for those seeking to super-size their presentational skills.

    14th November, 2019 at 9:00am— 1:00pm
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, 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.

    15th November, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, 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.

    19th November, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: Ideas for Breakfast: Meg Doherty

    Join us to hear the thinking behind an extraordinary social enterprise, over an equally impressive breakfast at Dishoom.

    19th November, 2019 at 9:30am—11:00am
    Dishoom Carnaby Street, Kingly Street, 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 and better outcomes.

    20th November, 2019 at 9:00am—10:30am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: Is workplace wellness working?

    We'll hear from a panel of workplace wellness experts to examine the benefits and challenges of health and wellbeing initiatives at work.

    20th November, 2019 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, 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.

    21st November, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: Jamie Catto's Reading List

    At this autumnal reading list event we'll learn what's inspired Jamie's diverse, collaborative and multi-disciplinary work and it's link to his professional practice today.

    21st November, 2019 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: Wild Thinking — with Richard Buchanan and Jonathan Hubbard

    Open your imagination to some diverse and empowering thinking, drawn from some of the best known brands on the planet.

    26th November, 2019 at 6:00pm— 8:00pm
    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.

    28th November, 2019 at 9:00am—11:00am
    Floor Five, Twentytwo Bishopsgate, 22 Bishopsgate, 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. So how can we ensure we're confidently and strategically approaching important decisions?

    3rd December, 2019 at 9:15am—11:15am
    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?

    5th December, 2019 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.

    5th December, 2019 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?

    10th December, 2019 at 12:00pm— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

January

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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 January, 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 January, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    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.

    14th January, 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 January, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    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.

    16th January, 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 January, 2020 at 9:00am—10:30am
    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.

    21st January, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 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.

    22nd January, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Fear Hack

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

    23rd January, 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.

    28th January, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, London

February

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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.

    5th February, 2020 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, 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 Rivington Rooms, 58-60 Rivington Street, 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.