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Alan Rusbridger's Reading List

We were joined in the library by the former Guardian editor-in-chief, sharing the reading to have sharpened his thinking.

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We're currently recruiting for a Studio Coordinator, Programme Manager, Coach Facilitator and an Editorial & Research intern too.

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  • 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
  • Sam Conniff Allende on his new book, Be More Pirate

    On 14th June we were joined by rulebreaker and author of Be More Pirate, Sam Conniff Allende, to talk us through the ideas in his book, challenge our thinking and answer our questions.

    Posted on Jun 15th 2018
  • Breakfast at Dishoom with Anisah Osman Britton

    Founder of 23 Code Street, Anisah Osman Britton, talked to us about diversity in the workplace and how she is making coding accessible to women.

    Posted on Jun 13th 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    Five new additions to the YCN Library, with highlights from lateral thinker Edward de Bono, columnist Tom Hodgkinson and business guru Richard Koch.

    Posted on May 29th 2018
  • Design for Breakfast at Dishoom with Jessica Seaton

    On 23rd May we were joined by members for breakfast at Dishoom with Jessica Seaton of TOAST, to explore connections between creativity, food and place.

    Posted on May 23rd 2018
  • Views on Voice

    As part of our ongoing ZX.YCN programme, we explored the latest opportunities offered by voice-activated devices, as well as the challenges this new technology presents.

    Posted on May 18th 2018
  • Wake up and Draw

    On 9th of May, we gathered at Shoreditch House Library for an illustratively invigorating morning in the hands of the brilliant Scriberia.

    Posted on May 9th 2018
  • New to the YCN Library

    The latest addition to the YCN Library is The Magazine Blueprint, from writer, designer and publisher Conor Purcell.

    Posted on May 6th 2018
  • Sector Briefing — Beauty

    In the first of our new Sector Briefing event series, we heard from three experts on what we can learn from the fast-paced world of beauty.

    Posted on May 4th 2018
  • New business with Small Spark Theory

    On 3rd of May we helped member Lucy Mann to programme a panel exploring the value of 'marginal gains' to agency marketing and new business.

    Posted on May 4th 2018
  • The Value of Purpose

    We invited members to join us in the Library at Shoreditch House to hear three speakers discuss the benefits and value of establishing purpose in business.

    Posted on Apr 27th 2018

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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.

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