November 12, 2019

6:00 PM - London

Discover what differentiates the very best leaders from the merely very good at our November ‘Soft Skills for Hard Results” workshop.

Multi-award winning author and speaker Jo Owen will identify the 7 positive habits of mind which the most effective leaders consistently show. And then explore the one vital habit from the dark side. 

Jo will show how you can acquire these success habits yourself to become an even better leader.

The seven core mindsets are: high aspirations, courage, resilience, positive outlook, collaboration, accountability and growth. Attend the event to discover the mindset from the dark side, and how to use it to good effect.


Jo Owen is one of the leading social entrepreneurs in the UK. He founded Teach First which is the largest graduate recruiter in the UK. He is the founder or co-founder of seven other NGOs in education and re-offending. His charities have a combined turnover in excess of £100 million annually.

Jo is also a multi-award winning author and speaker who practices what he preaches about leadership He is the only person to win the CMI Gold Award four times for his books which have been published in over 100 editions globally. His titles include How to Lead, Tribal Business School, Mindset of Success and Global Teams published by the Financial Times. 

He was previously a partner at Accenture and started his career at P&G in brand management.

His career highlights include getting sued for $12 billion; building a business in Japan without speaking Japanese; starting a bank; becoming the best nappy salesman in Birmingham and putting the blue speckle in Daz.

He is currently chair of the Education Commission, supported by the CBI, ASCL and NEU (the main teaching unions) and with cross party support.

CIM members registered for the mentoring programme will pay only £20. To obtain this 20% discount please book by calling our Network Support team on +44(0)1628 427340. 

CPD category: Personal/soft skills
Duration: 2 hours

Registration and networking from 18:00, the event starts at 18:30 and finishes at 21:00. If you are non-EU resident please call the Regional Events team to make your booking.

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4th Floor
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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Region: London
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Speakers: Jo Owen


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  • Member: £25
  • Studying member: £25
  • Student: £25
  • Non-member: £50

The prices shown include VAT, with refreshments and a light buffet provided. If you have any requirements please contact the Regional Events team.

Please book online for this event. If you cannot do so, please call the Regional Events team on +44 (0)1628 427340.

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