Wavelength Connect is an inspirational six-month leadership programme. Now in its tenth year, Connect provides participants with the inspiration, knowledge and mindset needed to lead change and solve core organisational challenges; from service excellence, innovation and disruption, to diversity and inclusion.
Wavelength ‘Shortcuts to Inspiration’ Volume 4 – Adrian Simpson, Co-Founder of Wavelength – You Cannot Train Nice!
Welcome to our ‘Shortcuts to Inspiration’ series where we share bite size nuggets of inspiration from Connect.
Why is it in this world that there are always people wanting to see you fail? Successful business woman and accomplished speaker Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre talks here about two aspects to draw upon to overcome this external negativity.
We all like to be popular but here Sir Martin Narey, Government Advisor and former CEO of Barnardos, delivers some possibly unwelcome home truths about mixing popularity with strong leadership.
Varun Sahni, Managing Partner at Investment Impact Partners, talks about the failures in our criminal justice system at Wavelength Connect, On Your Marks 2014
Varun Sahni, Managing Partner, Impact Investment Partners and his colleagues believe that one of the greatest failures of our society is the criminal justice system. They are using the concept of information to help inmates become more integrated with society both while serving their time and upon release.
In this time of massive change Steve Cadigan, Silicon Valley based thought leader, advisor and coach, suggests that employees today may well join a boss not a company. In this short clip he discusses what leaders need to do to take advantage of this.
One of the challenges all leaders face as they succeed in their careers is not to assume that past successes must inevitably lead to future successes. In this short video, Dave Ridley, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at SouthWest Airlines puts the case that leaders should “always be learners” about their leadership style and have the humility to recognise that they might need to change.
Sophi Tranchell, MD, Divine Chocolate on whether money is everything… or is it really all about making your mum proud?
Next week we kick off our Connect 2013 Programme with On Your Marks 12-14 March. We hope you are as psyched up and raring to go as we are. If you’re not quite sure what to expect, here is a little message from Liam to help you get into the right head space. We want you to join us with an open attitude and the best behaviours for learning.
Jude Kelly was amongst a fantastic line-up of speakers that joined us at our ‘On Your Marks’ event, part of our Wavelength Connect 2012 programme. Here she shares her punchy and provocative tips on how to be a good leader. Drawing on her wealth of experience as Artistic Director of the Southbank Centre one thing she encourages leaders is to embrace dilema – art is full of dilema and nuance – don’t run from it.