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Broadcaster and campaigner June Sarpong visited the Library to discuss the ideas and arguments in her new book, alongside Emma Gannon.

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Head of Content at Spoon, Jess Pike, joined us in the Library to talk about the essentials for creating valuable—and readable—online content.

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  • Making a business out of creativity with Eli Altman

    We asked Eli Altman of naming and branding agency A Hundred Monkeys why he sees a gap in our knowledge about running a creative business, and how he wrote the book to fill it.

    Posted on Sep 25th 2018
  • Designers' Learnings and what makes a good critique

    We caught up with Ewa from SODA to tell us what makes a great critique and what she got out of our last Designers' Learnings session.

    Posted on Sep 24th 2018
  • Commissioning illustration

    Sunshine's Simon Holmes and illustrator Eve Lloyd-Knight drew on their experiences of working together to spotlight the best practices for commissioning illustration

    Posted on Sep 21st 2018
  • Alison Coward on what makes good teamwork

    Strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator Alison Coward returns to YCN to share her top tips on how to build the foundations for great teamwork

    Posted on Sep 19th 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    Financial wellbeing is the focus of one book in Quarto’s new wellness-focused series, which is now available to borrow from the Library.

    Posted on Sep 19th 2018
  • Louise Hedges on the art of negotiation

    Coach Louise Hedges runs popular sessions in our learning programme on negotiation. Here she shares some expertise on effectively negotiating, for any situation.

    Posted on Sep 13th 2018
  • Approaches to Customer Insight

    Insight specialists Chris Arning and Dr Adam Gill joined us in the YCN Library to share their complementary approaches.

    Posted on Sep 13th 2018
  • Libby Sellers discusses her new book, Women Design

    On 6th September, the highly accoladed curator and author, Libby Sellers, joined us in the YCN Library to talk about her new book, Women Design.

    Posted on Sep 7th 2018
  • Join our team as an Editorial Intern

    We have an immediate opportunity for an Editorial Intern to develop their writing skills and make new connections within a close-knit and supportive team.

    Posted on Aug 28th 2018
  • Two's Company — Talking about strategy

    A lesson in creative strategy and a morning of smart thinking and thought-provoking conversation from Jim Carroll and James Lees.

    Posted on Aug 14th 2018
  • The Coaching Mindset. A one-day workshop led by Liz Whitney on the 21st August

    Ahead of her next workshop for YCN, coach and consultant Liz Whitney explains how asking the right questions can unlock potential, and why coaching is the future of work.

    Posted on Aug 6th 2018
  • Navigating gender and negotiation

    Hownow Consulting's Louise Hedges joined us for an evening session addressing some of the unique challenges faced by women when negotiating at work.

    Posted on Aug 1st 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    The latest addition to the library is an invaluable guide to the processes and benefits of creative problem solving.

    Posted on Jul 9th 2018
  • Trend report: Style of summer

    Together Design has gathered emerging design themes, recent brand collaborations and a host of visual inspiration to produce its latest trend report.

    Posted on Jul 9th 2018
  • Crafting brand-defining copy

    On 5th July at Shoreditch House Library, we gathered a panel of copywriting specialists to share their insights into creating compelling copy.

    Posted on Jul 5th 2018
  • Sector Briefing — Travel Panel

    We hosted a panel discussion at Shoreditch House exploring innovations and emerging trends in the travel industry, and what brands in other sectors can learn from them.

    Posted on Jun 21st 2018

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