Portfolio careers have never been more sought-after – but what are the realities of multi-hyphen job titles, and how hard are they to maintain? Both Dolly Alderton and Emma Gannon have successfully created careers around their talents and passions, leaving 9-5 office jobs to work as freelancers.
If you're regularly overwhelmed by your growing to-do list, often avoid important tasks, or always find yourself completing work at the very last minute, this evening workshop is for you.
Join certified coach and professional organiser Juliet Landau Pope, as she shares practical strategies to beat procrastination, and make 2018 the year you finally stay on top of everything.
Join us as we discuss what it takes to start up a company and work as a woman in a male-dominated industry, with three inspirational female founders: Joan Murphy, co-founder of Frame gyms, Martha Swift, co-founder of Primrose Bakery, and Pip Jamieson, founder and CEO of The Dots.
Crowdfunding is a term often used within the business and startup community, but few people know its ins and outs better than Jeff Lynn, the co-founder of Seedrs. If you're looking to attract serious investors, this talk on the basics of raising money online is for you.
From otters that look like Benedict Cumberbatch to Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie and Ryan Gosling's "Hey girl" memes – everyone can conjure up a number of different posts associated with the word "viral." But if you aren't a celebrity, a social media influencer, or a website like BuzzFeed, how do you create content that will not only be clicked on, but also shared?
Doing your job well (possibly while running your own business, too) can be all-consuming – adding on the responsibility of managing an ever-growing team at the same time can seem impossible. Rather than having to choose between being a good manager and being good at your job, this talk will underline which tools will help you do both things well, without detracting from one another.
Whether you’re looking to make a career in the festival/live outdoor event industry, have an idea for a festival but have never delivered one in its entirety, or are and events manager who wants to learn more about what this career entails, this talk will shed light on the industry and what is needed to succeed in it. Katie Maddison, one of the UK’s most respected producers, who has worked on festivals including Glastonbury and Bestival, will discuss how to fine-tune your idea, figure out what needs adding to your (long) to-do list, and how to curate a fantastic line-up.
If you know exactly what you want your food brand to say to the outside world but have yet to find the perfect logo, come along to this talk. Learn how to make your brand say what it is with just its logo alone – whether it’s cool, fun, healthy, sophisticated or young. Learn from the people who created their perfect brands, and what they’ve learnt along the way, including the founders of Pip & Nut and Ugly Drinks.
Launch your business – an evening for female entrepreneurs
Founder of Planet Organic, Renée Elliott, tells her story as a woman pioneering an ethical business and how she proved that values-led, commercially driven business is good business.
Sam Wigan, life coach, gives valuable insights to enable you to launch your idea into the world.