We’re here to help you unlock your true potential with our new series of professional skills masterclasses. Whether you’re leading a team or part of one, we’ve got something for everyone. Browse our upskilling masterclasses today.

Masterclass: How to apply a start up mentality in your business

In this 30-minute masterclass, hear from best-selling author and Coffee Republic founder Sahar Hashemi OBE and our Director of Culture and Leadership, Andrew Ward. Together, they'll answer one of the most pressing questions facing large organisations: how to be more entrepreneurial.

But it doesn’t just start from the top; every level of an organisation can create remarkable change. By making a few small changes in your daily work, your colleagues will follow – and the whole company culture could change. Are you ready to shake things up – start-up style?

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Sahar Hashemi OBE, founder of Coffee Republic and best-selling author

Described as “a change agent” and “a powerful catalyst to drive entrepreneurship within big corporations” Sahar Hashemi offers a simple, powerful toolkit to unlock start up culture at big companies. Sahar will share her experience working with large corporations over the last decade and will address one of the most pressing questions now facing large organisations: how to be more entrepreneurial.

Andrew Ward, Culture and Leadership Director, BT

Andrew’s here to  show you how you can develop a super simple approach to company culture and mind-set within businesses of all sizes. Offering practical steps you can take within your teams to make changes one step a time. Having worked at a range of large corporations, Andrew knows a thing or two about why attaining an entrepreneurial mindset is so important for larger businesses.

Masterclass: How to be exceptionally productive

This masterclass is perfect for boosting your productivity and filling you with motivation. Its aim is to make your workday the most effective it can be. And we’re joined by two fantastic speakers to help you along the way.

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Event speakers

Grace Marshall

Grace Marshall, productivity ninja and award-winning author, imparts her knowledge on how to be more efficient, effective and productive.
She discusses how work isn’t just about output and being busy, but the relationship we have with it. How can we prioritise tasks? What’s more important and what’s less? And how it’s about quality, not quantity. Follow her simple steps and start your motivated working journey today.

Dr Nicola Millard

Dr Nicola Millard, Principle Innovation Partner here at BT, chats through motivation and wellbeing and how important getting the balance right is during this time of remote working. She also takes us through the scientific side of things. What makes someone productive? How do we measure it? And how can we be the best we possibly can be at work – wherever we may be based? It’s time to monitor our motivation.

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