This week
Connect and learn with others,
wherever you're working from

An ongoing programme of online, social and energising learning — connecting and enabling people and teams, wherever they are.

Our weekly learning programme of live, interactive workshops and interactive talks is delivered entirely virtually. These social sessions are helping our partners' teams — including those currently furloughed — to stay connected and learning among a supportive community of peers. Hosted on Zoom and expertly facilitated — sessions build critical 21st century skills across personal effectiveness, creative thinking and wellbeing.

To open up access individually, for your teams or to learn more about packages to support furloughed team members, please email hello@ycn.org or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.

June

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    Remote learning: How to Decide

    In these fast-moving and ambiguous times, how can we ensure we're smartly approaching the key decisions we're faced with?

    2nd June, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote Learning: Tools for Trust

    Get to key trust building ideas for all kinds of relationships, guided by Louise Hedges — an advocate for the Trusted Adviser philosophy and witness to its impact on personal and commercial growth.

    2nd June, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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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 purposeful learning experiences.

    4th June, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Yoga for Work

    We'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and experience how yoga philosophy brings new perspectives to our working challenges.

    8th June, 2020 at 12:30pm— 1:30pm
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    Remote learning: 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—10:15am
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    Remote learning: Are you Listening?

    Take your listening skills to the next level, for transformative impact on your most important relationships.

    9th June, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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    Remote learning: Vocal Confidence for Virtual Conversations

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

    10th June, 2020 at 9:00am—10:00am
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    Remote Learning: Selling Ideas

    This remote session is aimed at those who have to actively present and pitch ideas within their roles, and keen to continually improve their ability to do so.

    10th June, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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    Remote learning: Yoga for Work

    We'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and experience how yoga philosophy brings new perspectives to our working challenges.

    15th June, 2020 at 12:30pm— 1:30pm
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    Remote learning: Be: Lifted + Energised

    Wherever you are in the world, this session will bring purposeful energy to the beginning or end of your day — setting you up for whatever's next.

    16th June, 2020 at 9:00am— 9:30am
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    Remote Learning: 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 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Purposeful Presenting

    This two-hour, virtual 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—11:00am
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    Remote learning: How to grow your agency business during a downturn

    Led by the bright minds behind Brighton based marketing maestros Red Setter, we'll explore ways to draw strength and derive growth when the going gets tough.

    18th June, 2020 at 2:00pm— 3:15pm
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    Remote learning: Yoga for Work

    We'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and experience how yoga philosophy brings new perspectives to our working challenges.

    22nd June, 2020 at 12:30pm— 1:30pm
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    Remote learning: Start with Gratitude

    Get to grips with the power that gratitude can have on our ability to focus, thrive and positively impact others — in this short and social session.

    23rd June, 2020 at 9:00am— 9:30am
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    Remote Learning: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive 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— 2:15pm
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    Remote learning: 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 9:30am—11:00am
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    Remote learning: Managing Up

    Sharpen up your skillset, and build your confidence, to more purposefully engage and influence those working in more senior roles.

    25th June, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Yoga for Work

    We'll physically counteract the effect work has on our bodies, and experience how yoga philosophy brings new perspectives to our working challenges.

    29th June, 2020 at 12:30pm— 1:30pm
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    Remote learning: Making Time

    In a little over an hour, you'll reboot your relationship with time — taking away practical tools for feeling more in control, and are getting more done when working remotely.

    30th June, 2020 at 9:00am—10:15am
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    Remote learning: Be more horse: Lessons from the equine world

    Led by performance coach and equestrian expert Louise Hedges, this session is all about shifting our perspective into the animal kingdom.

    30th June, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm

July

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    Remote learning: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

    This bite-sized, online session will focus on the benefits of making a mindfulness meditation practice part of your routine.

    1st July, 2020 at 9:30am—10:30am
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    Remote learning: Virtual Impact

    Together, we'll learn ways to immediately increase our presence and impact in virtual meetings and presentations.

    1st July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Getting out of autopilot

    Boost your creativity, spot more opportunities and let your imagination do its work — by avoiding the pitfalls that our habits and routines can lead us to.

    7th July, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Purposeful Presenting

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

    7th July, 2020 at 3:30pm— 5:30pm
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    Remote learning: How to Have Ideas

    In this fast-paced and hands on session we'll take on a variety of tools and techniques to enable creative thinking — both solo, and among our teams.

    8th July, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

    Arm yourself with new understanding around a proven positive approach to solving problems, building teams and strengthening organisations.

    8th July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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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.

    9th July, 2020 at 9:00am—10:15am
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    Remote learning: Owning Feedback

    This pacey and interactive 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—10:15am
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    Remote learning: Better Business Writing

    Sharpen your skills with the written word; and learn smart approaches for clear, compelling and persuasive communication.

    14th July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Better Breathing

    Learn some practical, pleasing and energising breathing techniques to reduce our stress and increase our sense of focus and connection.

    15th July, 2020 at 9:30am—10:30am
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    Remote learning: Coaching conversations

    We'll explore what it means to apply a coaching mindset, and the positive impact that can have to our most important conversations and relationships.

    15th July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Remote learning: Seeking psychological safety

    We'll share current thinking on this popular topic, before working through practical techniques for bringing more psychological safety into our own teams and cultures.

    16th July, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Start with strengths

    Discover and define your strengths, so that you're able to put them into practice daily — and support others around you in doing the same.

    20th July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: 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.

    21st July, 2020 at 9:30am—11:00am
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    Remote learning: How to Decide

    In these fast-moving and ambiguous times, how can we ensure we're smartly approaching the key decisions we're faced with?

    21st July, 2020 at 4:30pm— 5:45pm
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    Remote learning: Become Mental Health Aware

    Accredited by MHFA England, and delivered virtually this four hour session will raise your awareness of mental health from a personal perspective and enable you to support others too.

    22nd July, 2020 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
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    Remote learning: Asserting yourself

    We'll explore the notion of assertiveness, learn effective ways to be more purposefully assertive and recognise our individual past and current blockers.

    22nd July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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    Remote learning: Managing Yourself Remotely

    Develop strategies, and pick up practical tools for more purposeful, balanced and productive approaches to working from home.

    23rd July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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    Remote learning: Be: Lifted + Energised

    Wherever you are in the world, this session will bring purposeful energy to the beginning or end of your day — setting you up for whatever's next.

    28th July, 2020 at 4:30pm— 5:00pm
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    Remote learning: Be: Calm and Centered

    Drawing on a variety of movement practices, you'll learn simple and purposeful exercises for keeping calm, present and focussed.

    29th July, 2020 at 9:00am— 9:30am
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    Remote learning: Think like an Artist

    In this enlightening and interactive session, we'll explore how art can enrich our work and life, rediscovering our inner artist and and learn tools to apply to all kinds of contexts.

    29th July, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm

August

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    Remote learning: Great Groups

    Pick up practical and proven approaches for more creative and engaging meetings, gatherings and other get-togethers — whether virtual or in-person

    4th August, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Start with Gratitude

    Get to grips with the power that gratitude can have on our ability to focus, thrive and positively impact others — in this short and social session.

    5th August, 2020 at 4:30pm— 5:00pm
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    Remote Learning: Selling Ideas

    This remote session is aimed at those who have to actively present and pitch ideas within their roles, and keen to continually improve their ability to do so.

    6th August, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:30pm
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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 purposeful learning experiences.

    13th August, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: 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.

    19th August, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Are you Listening?

    Take your listening skills to the next level, for transformative impact on your most important relationships.

    20th August, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Managing Up

    Sharpen up your skillset, and build your confidence, to more purposefully engage and influence those working in more senior roles.

    26th August, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

    Arm yourself with new understanding around a proven positive approach to solving problems, building teams and strengthening organisations.

    27th August, 2020 at 9:30am—11:00am

September

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    Remote learning: How to Decide

    In these fast-moving and ambiguous times, how can we ensure we're smartly approaching the key decisions we're faced with?

    3rd September, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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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.

    8th September, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Be: Calm and Centered

    Drawing on a variety of movement practices, you'll learn simple and purposeful exercises for keeping calm, present and focussed.

    9th September, 2020 at 9:00am— 9:30am
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    Remote learning: Seeking psychological safety

    We'll share current thinking on this popular topic, before working through practical techniques for bringing more psychological safety into our own teams and cultures.

    9th September, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Better Business Writing

    Sharpen your skills with the written word; and learn smart approaches for clear, compelling and persuasive communication.

    10th September, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Virtual Impact

    Together, we'll learn ways to immediately increase our presence and impact in virtual meetings and presentations.

    15th September, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: How to Have Ideas

    In this fast-paced and hands on session we'll take on a variety of tools and techniques to enable creative thinking — both solo, and among our teams.

    17th September, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Start with strengths

    Discover and define your strengths, so that you're able to put them into practice daily — and support others around you in doing the same.

    22nd September, 2020 at 9:30am—10:45am
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    Remote learning: Better Breathing

    Learn practical, pleasing and energising breathing techniques to reduce our stress and increase our sense of focus and connection.

    23rd September, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:00pm
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    Remote learning: Asserting yourself

    We'll explore the notion of assertiveness, learn effective ways to be more purposefully assertive and recognise our individual past and current blockers.

    24th September, 2020 at 9:30am—11:00am

October

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    Remote learning: Are you Listening?

    Take your listening skills to the next level, for transformative impact on your most important relationships.

    7th October, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm
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    Remote learning: Great Groups

    Pick up practical and proven approaches for more creative and engaging meetings, gatherings and other get-togethers — whether virtual or in-person

    13th October, 2020 at 4:00pm— 5:15pm

Partner with us

We provide growth-oriented organisations of all shapes and sizes with social, motivating and behaviourally-driven approaches to building capability throughout their teams — wherever they’re working from.

With an emphasis on virtual and remote delivery; our pioneering programmes bring people together to build skills among peers, and immediately apply them to the commercial and cultural challenges of the day.

To learn more about our transformative work with partners ranging from Dr. Martens to Dishoom, Adidas to Action for Children; and to explore ways we can support your teams — email Nick Defty or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.

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