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Greenlands Masterclass - The Language of Leadership

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Event information
Date 10 November 2022
Time 9:30-16:30 (Timezone: Europe/London)
Price Exclusive to members of The Henley Partnership *Up to 2 Places*
Venue Henley Business School, Greenlands Campus
Event types:
Greenlands masterclass

How do I book?

This event is exclusive to members of The Henley Partnership.

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Shhh… Did you know there is a secret Language of Leadership: a secret set of verbal, vocal and physical cues that has remained largely unchanged throughout the course of history; a secret code that still determines who rises to the top in politics and business? The Language of Leadership combines ancient rhetorical devices with recent breakthroughs in neuroscience and behavioural economics to offer the definitive guide to leadership communication. The Language of Leadership sets out a simple three-step approach to winning minds.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the event you will have:

  • gained a deep insight into the critical elements that determine how communication works and who wins arguments
  • developed the practical tools to make yourself more engaging, inspiring and influential
  • formulated a clearer idea of your unique leadership voice and style, which you can draw upon throughout your career

Who Should Attend?

If you are a senior leader/manager and your job requires you to engage, inspire and influence people, then this workshop will help you succeed. It’s particularly suited to those who need to deliver speeches to large audiences or give inspiring oral presentations to groups.

Key words

This events primary theme is LEADERSHIP and the secondary theme is PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS.

It is relevant to the development of Influence, Communication, Presentation, Inspiration, Confidence, Leadership.

Simon Lancaster

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Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He honed his skills in Whitehall in the late 1990s, working for members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet. After leaving in 2007, Simon went on to set up Bespoke, Britain’s first specialist speechwriting agency. Today he writes speeches for the CEOs of companies such as Unilever, HSBC and InterContinental Hotels, as well as for Olympic gold medallists, television celebrities and rock stars.

He is author of a number of best-selling books on communication including Speechwriting: The Expert Guide (Robert Hale, 2010), Winning Minds: Secrets from the Language of Leadership (Macmillan, 2015) and You Are Not Human: How Words Kill (Biteback, 2018)

Simon regularly appears on the BBC talking about communication and has written for the The Guardian, Daily Mail, PRWeek and GQ. He has a Masters Degree in Mass Communications and is a Visiting Lecturer at Gresham College.

“Very insightful and practical, I’ve already torn up a presentation I intended to give to the board tomorrow and rewritten it! Very well presented and engaging.”
THP Attendee on The Language of Leadership

*Up to 2 places per member organisation. 'Up to' indicates the maximum number per member organisation, it is not an allocation of places. All places are subject to availability at the time of booking.

* If due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to deliver face-to-face, events will be hosted online or rescheduled.

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