The EPWN and WeAreTheCity are proud to announce…
The Happiness at Work Luncheon sponsored by Abbott
Location: Hoxton Apprentice, 16 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NT
Date & Time: 5th November 2010, 12 noon – 2.00pm
Ticket price: Only £15.00
- What makes you happy and work?
- When do you or your colleagues go the extra mile?
- How might personal and organizational happiness affect the bottom line?
- And what might that mean for you as a leader?
Starting with a fabulous lunch from the Hoxton Apprentice you will discover some of your unrealised strengths and give you ideas for development.
12.00-12.40 Canapes and networking
12.40-1.00 Keynote Speaker – Jess Pryce Jones
1.00-1.10 Lunch served with Keynote Speaker – Niki Garcia
1.30 1.45 Q&A with speakers
1.45 – 2.00 Further networking and close
Canapes and wine on arrival
Fishcakes or Ravioli (vegetarian)
Sweet taster plates for afters
Jessica Pryce-Jones, CEO of iOpener, a human asset management consultancy and author of Happiness at Work will outline her five-year research programme, the highs, the lows and the results. And will tell you what it all means in the current climate.
Nicola Garcea, a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP (The Centre of Applied Positive Psychology) will outline the importance of using strengths in order to help you perform, provide you with energy and aid happiness. The session will highlight how using your Unrealised strengths can offer you your greatest areas for development.
You can expect this lunch to be interactive, so you will be asked to get involved. But you will leave with at least five key things for you to think about and action as leaders and influencers in your business.
What Can Strengths Do for You?
This session will outline the importance of using strengths in order to help us perform, provide us with energy and aid happiness. The session will highlight how using our Unrealised strength we can capitalise on strengths that might be less well known to us but can offer us our greatest areas for development. By attending this session you will discover:
- What are strengths?
- Why strengths can benefit you?
- How you can harness your Unrealised strengths?
- How strengths can help you to achieve your goals.
Prior to this session you will be provided with a complimentary code to access CAPP’s strengths assessment and development tool Realise2.
About the speakers
Nicola Garcea – Nicky is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director of CAPP (The Centre of Applied Positive Psychology). Nicky has delivered work in America, Argentina, Canada, Europe, Nigeria and Venezuela.
She has also managed long-term client projects with Aviva, BT, Birmingham City Council, London Underground, Royal Mail and Ernst & Young.
At CAPP Nicky and the CAPP team deliver work spanning the employee life cycle. Her area of specialist expertise is in Strengths-based recruitment, People Management, and Reorganisation. Nicky’s approach to consulting combines Strengths and Business Psychology with Organisational Development. Nicky is a member of Occupational Psychology Division of the British Psychological Society, a registered Healthcare Professional and a certified NTL Organisational Development Practitioner.
Along with Alex Linley and Sue Harrington, Nicky has edited the Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work which was published by Oxford University Press in 2009.
Jessica Pryce-Jones - Jessica Pryce-Jones is CEO of iOpener, a human asset management consultancy operating in the UK, USA, Dubai and South Africa.
She thinks that lots of people, teams and organizations would achieve more and manage better if they understood the connection between productivity and happiness at work. Recognizing this would mean that they’d truly achieve their potential while enabling their own – and their organization’s – success. Her book, ‘Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital For Success’ was published earlier this year in the UK and in the USA.
Jessica founded iOpener to help people to recognise and extend their capabilities. She believes that everyone has the ability to do more: the secret lies in inner momentum and formulating practical solutions. She is a frequent speaker and media commentator, having taken part as an expert in the BBC series ‘Making Slough Happy’, featured in a CNN special and written many articles about iOpener’s work.
She lectures and teaches senior executives at London Business School, Chicago Booth, Oxford (Saïd) and Judge Business Schools. She also works with senior executives and leadership teams. Her career started at Rothschild’s Bank in Paris and she then spent seven years in the insurance market before starting working as a consultant.
All proceeds will go to the Training for Life Charity. So the event will be guilt free also!
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