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Bitcoin - Beyond the Headlines 

with James Brodie, Founding Partner & CIO at ID Theory
and Paul Gordon, Founder at Coinscrum

Tuesday 14th July starting at 6pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

With Bitcoin continuing to hit the headlines as market veterans such as Paul Tudor Jones start to champion its investment thesis, a scratch beneath the surface reveals a whole other universe of experimentations and innovations that this divisive technology has inspired. To lead you down this little rabbit hole, we welcome two Home Grown members, James Brodie, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer at cryptoasset investment fund ID Theory, and Paul Gordon, a former interest rate derivatives trader and broker of 20+ years and founder of Coinscrum, one of the world’s oldest and largest Bitcoin & blockchain networking groups in. Join for this interactive session and find out what is next for the 10bn "Digital" Dollar market.

 

The Next Era of Enterprise: Rethinking the Rules of High-Performance Teamwork
Hosted by Barry Holmes and Sarah Matthew, with Caspar Craven
Thursday 16th July, 12pm – 1.15pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Caspar Craven challenges conventional thinking on how high-performance teamwork can be achieved in order to deliver extraordinary results. Caspar draws on over 30 years of experience having built and led teams in global corporations, start-ups and both struggling and high growth businesses. He has twice built teams to sail around the world, the first time on the world’s toughest yacht race and the second time with his wife and three children, aged just 9, 7 and 2. As an entrepreneur, he has built his own business from scratch and sold it for a 7 figure sum whilst sailing the Pacific Ocean. Join us for the next part of our series as we explore why so many businesses get team building wrong, how to retain high performance teams and how to uncover opportunities in challenging times.

 

How Getting Published in Harvard Business Review Secured +£500K in Consulting Revenue
Friday 17th July, 12pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Is your business feast or famine? Has it been knocked sideways by the pandemic? Discover how to grow your consulting practice by being published in prestigious global publications – without using an expensive PR firm. Think, how could being published in global prestigious publication help raise your and your firm’s profile? How could you get this profile building to snowball? How could you turn this profile building into profit? If you are a consultant or a business owner wanting to target CEOs, then this highly practical session is for you. Roger E Jones will share the approach he took to be published in Harvard Business Review (and featured by WsJ and The Sunday Times) and how he converted this into 6-figure revenue. An INSEAD & Cranfield alum today he works with smaller professional service firms to enable them to become sought after trusted advisors in their marketplace. In this session he will share elements of his CEO Appointment Engine™.

 

Values and Principle
How Identifying your Values Can Define your Future
with Jon Treanor

Saturday 18th July, 10am via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join psychotherapist, business advisor and performance coach Jon Treanor for the second in his 3-part series of workshops. Having covered Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviours, Jon elaborates on Values and Principle. Discover the vital components for our self that focus on the personal changes we need to consider in order to get the best out of ourselves and truly engage, inspire and motivate ourselves and others.

 

Impact Investing
in partnership with the WealthiHer Network

Tuesday 21st July, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

A recent survey, conducted by the Department for International Development, highlighted that more than 70% of people in the UK wanted their own investments to achieve good for people and the planet. Impact businesses and impact investors want the same things - they both share a strong desire to see that businesses are tri-profitable— producing financial rewards, social benefits and environmental regeneration. They share the same belief that businesses will do best when they do good. Join The WealthiHer Network Expert panel who will share insights practical tools around impact investing, information on impact washing, the rules, codes and regulations to be wary of, and ideas on what companies you can invest in to make a real difference. The panel will be shared by Stephanie Khalef Wassmer, Executive Director, Global Investment Opportunities Group, J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Dr Christine Chow, Global Technology Lead and Head of Engagement in Asia and Global Emerging Markets, Federated Hermes, and moderated by Deborah Gilshan, Founder of 100% Club.

 

Walpole Series
British Luxury Brands of Tomorrow: How to Adapt with Creativity & Agility
Wednesday 22nd July, 4pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join us for the fifth webinar in the series hosted in partnership with Walpole’s Brands of Tomorrow which features James Eden, founder of Private White VC, handcrafted garment maker from the original Manchester cotton mill that has been the brand’s home since Private Jack White started the business in 1932, in conversation with Jonathan Heilbron. 

As the last remaining clothing factory from the world’s first industrial city Private White VC has a remarkable story to tell. With everything the brand needs under one roof, Private White VC takes total ownership of the entire manufacturing process supported by its highly skilled workforce, without which this wouldn’t be possible. Meet the creative mind who continues to pioneer in a world that is itself challenging the ‘norm’, as he shares his insight into the need for innovation, creativity and agility in this new era.

 

The Next Era of Enterprise: The Next Era of Hospitality
Hosted by Barry Holmes and Sarah Matthew
with Natasha Zone, Founder & CEO of onezone

Thursday 23rd July, 12pm – 1.15pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join us for an exploration of the next era of hospitality with Natasha Zone, the founder of onezone: a new social network transforming how we connect with the hospitality industry. Recently featured in Forbes, and subsequently asked to be on the YMS Voxburner Future Unicorns Panel in 2019, Natasha Zone is the founder of onezone: a new social network transforming how we connect with the hospitality industry. As a solo founder without a team, Natasha curated 1500 restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes, coffee shops and hangouts in London, built and launched the MVP app in October 2019, securing +20,000 users secured in 4 months of release (without any marketing/pr costs) and raised +£250,000 in a pre-seed round of angel investment. 

 

 

Realise your True Potential
How to be authentic in a rapidly changing world
with Jon Treanor

Saturday 25th July, 10am via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

With a rapidly changing reality, an increasing number of people are feeling concerned and anxious. Finding simple relatable ways to contentment within ourselves is the purpose of these sessions. Join psychotherapist, business advisor and performance coach Jon Treanor for the third of a series of workshops. Jon started his working life as a trainee chef working his way up through sales and marketing to becoming recognised as an expert in managing and motivating people. Jon is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership Management (ILM) and Fellow of the (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). He was Ernst and Youngs ‘Entrepreneur of the year’ winner in 2002.

 

 

IP for Entrepreneurs – Protecting your Tech and Branding
Webinar with Ian Tollett

Tuesday 28th July, 6pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Your commercial success stands or falls on the strength of your innovation and the strength of your brand. This event will teach you how to identify and protect your intellectual property in order to keep competitors off your patch and provide a hook for future investment. In order to succeed, an entrepreneur needs to provide a product which is better than that currently being provided, and market it in a more enticing way. The unique nature of the product and the associated branding together form your intellectual property, and failure to protect this risks letting competitors have a free ride on the back of your success.

Ian Tollett of Williams Powell has more than 25 years’ experience advising companies (from start-ups to multi-nationals) how to identify and protect their intellectual property. Using a case study of a Covid-19 testing app, he will walk you through the different types of intellectual property, and explain how they can be protected in a cost-effective way.

 

Very Useful Book Club
“The Human Edge” by Greg Orme

Wednesday 29th July, 8.30am via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

The Really Useful Book Club in July will explore “How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy. These are the skills that make us most human and help us succeed.”   Orme invites us to harness our human capabilities of Consciousness, Curiosity, Creativity and Collaboration to future-proof ourselves for the changing world of work and do the things that machines and AI can’t!  The book takes us through the 4Cs model and helps us experiment along the way.  I’ve always fancied a superpower - how about you?

 

Re-Storying Business - Why a Story Beats a Hundred Facts
Webinar with Tas Tasgal

Wednesday 29th July, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Everyone wants to get their message across, but we think data, facts, information and bullet points are enough. Wrong: they all go into mental “attention spam”, filtered out before they get a chance to reach consciousness and consideration.

Storytelling isn’t just the best way of communicating, presenting or creating empathy with an audience, but a highly effective means to create, build or change a culture. Tas will return to Home House and quote from his award winning “The Storytelling Book” his work on insight and inspiration, “The Inspiratorium” and his new book “InCitations” , to explain why we need to massage not message, how to find your Golden Thread and the power of headlines.

 

The Next Era of Enterprise:
Embracing Change – Riding the Wave of Uncertainty

Thursday 30th July, 12pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Brita Fernandez Schmidt is the Executive Director of Women for Women International (WfWI)– UK and is the Vice President of Europe and External Relations. WfWI work at the critical intersection of women and conflict providing skills, knowledge, and resources that create sustainable change for women, their families, and their communities in war-torn regions such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Northern Nigeria. Brita Fernandez Schmidt is an advocate and promoter of women’s empowerment, women’s rights and equality. Through her work with WfWI, she knows that everything changes all the time. The sense of certainty, normality we have created is just an illusion.

Join us for this session and find out about the incredible work and impact her organisation has achieved and what can be possible if we switch from ‘fears’ to ‘fierce’.

 

The Power of Due Diligence for Investors
Webinar with Rhona Morrell

Tuesday 4th August 2pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

This webinar will look at some of the common mistakes and lack of due diligence made by investors and those seeking investment. How to bring together a formal process without drowning in paper and never being able to make a decision.

Rhona Morrell has been working with investors in Asia, Australia and the UK for over 4 years and has developed a due diligence programme to enable great educated decisions, whilst of course not taking away the element of risk.  She has worked across many global brands in commercial, innovation, operational fixing and due diligence.  She is a Prince’s Trust Mentor and Founding Member at Ark2030.

Home Grown X Walpole Brands of Tomorrow:
How to Adapt With Creativity & Agility 
with Tom Beahon, co-founder of Castore

Wednesday 5th August, 4pm Via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join Tom Beahon, co-founder of Castore, the world's first premium sportswear brand, for the discerning athlete who values attention to detail & precision performance features, in conversation with Robert Senior. Designed with a passion for innovation with specialist features to help to optimise athletic performance in all conditions, Castore exists for one single reason – to make athletes better. Advanced engineering and unique technical fabrics create the highest quality sportswear in the world for athletes who demand the very best.

The brand’s ethos is built upon the philosophy of ‘Better Never Stops’, an ideal that is deeply infused in its DNA and something the Castore team strives to live every single day. Meet the creative mind who continues to pioneer in a world that is itself challenging the ‘norm’, as he shares his insight into the need for innovation, creativity and agility in this new era. Robert Senior is ex CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and partner of Redrice Ventures, Walpole’s strategic early stage investment partner.

The Next Era of Enterprise
How the Private Sector Can Become a Catalyst for Change

Thursday 6th August, 12pm via Zoom
Members and guests complimentary

Josia Nakash is helping companies humanize their leadership and brand, by applying advanced concepts of integral thinking to everything we do in the workplace and business. She is focused on helping companies transform the toxic human energy that exists between us, into the fuel they will need for tomorrow. By overriding the boundaries of our narrow egoistic nature to connect to the collective consciousness, we can continually expand our emotional intelligence. 

In order to create environments where people are highly motivated, there is a need to redirect negative human energy to the good of the whole. She manages a global team who have been actively engaged in redirecting their egos for two decades. Join us for the next part of our series where we’ll discuss why it’s important to invest in human connection.

Yoga with Joanna
Monday 27th July, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Did you know Yoga makes you smarter? Studies have found that regular yoga practice improves coordination, reaction time, memory, and even IQ scores. People who practice Transcendental Meditation demonstrate the ability to solve problems and acquire and recall information better because they're less distracted by their thoughts, which can play over and over like an endless tape loop. Join Home Grown Yoga teacher Joanna Voudouris and learn how to focus your body and mind.

The Guild of Entrepreneurs – Pioneering Genetics
Avrom Lasarow in conversation with Rick Lowe

Tuesday 11th August, 7pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join us for the next of our The Guild of Entrepreneurs series, as we welcome multiple award-winning entrepreneur Avron Lasarow. Dubbed by the media as ‘a lifestyle genetics pioneer’, Avrom is known for his work around DNA testing. A serial entrepreneur, he is currently the founder and CEO of genetic testing company DNAFit and Prenetics Limited, recently known for landing the Premier League’s £4 million Covid-19 testing programme. Rio Ferdinand is DNAFit’s Head of Health and Fitness. In conversation with Master of the Guild, Rick Lowe, Avrom shares his stories on his businesses and how he became the youngest person to be appointed Honorary Consul for South Africa to the UK. 

Vintage Cars: A Classic Investment
with Angus Forsyth from Howden Insurance Brokers Limited 

Wednesday 12th August, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Join us for a fun and inspiring talk about the classic car market and the investment opportunities that it has delivered over the last ten years. Plus, Angus will share a short but inspiring story about a little car and its crew that drove thousands of miles across Europe against all the odds and the competition. Angus Forsyth is a Divisional Director at Howden Insurance Brokers Limited. Angus recently joined the Group with a focus on building up a classic car portfolio within the Groups renown and established Private Client Service division. 

Home House Art Series:
The Wallace Collection
Celebrating 120 Years with Dr Xavier Bray, Director of The Wallace Collection

Tuesday 18th August, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

The opening of the Wallace Collection was much anticipated by the general public following Lady Wallace’s bequest to the Nation in 1897. Never before had such an important and valuable collection been made available for public consumption. Join Dr Xavier Bray, Director of The Wallace Collection, as he looks back 120 years, to June 1900, when the final touches were being made to a new museum that would become one of the most magnificent museums in London.

The Next Era Of Enterprise:
Decoding Colour

with Karen Haller
Thursday 20th August, 12pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

In the next part of our ‘Next Era’ series, we talk to Karen Haller FRSA, leading international authority in the field of Applied Colour & Design Psychology specialising in Behavioural & Human Centred Design and author of ‘The Little Book of Colour’. Karen consultancy focuses on the symbiotic connection between colour, design, human emotion, and nature. This is more important than ever before because moving into the future we are going to need to find the balance between advancing technology and maintaining our connections with ourselves, with others and our environment. We are going to need to navigate how to get the best of both worlds whilst maintaining individuality, choice and what it means to be human.

What Now for Tourism?
Travel in Times of Corona
Duncan Greenfield-Turk in conversation
with John Green

Thursday 20th August, 6.30pm via Zoom
Members and two guests complimentary

Travel plans cancelled? You’re not alone. As one of the industries most affected by the pandemic, both tourism companies and passengers have been left in turmoil since lockdown hit. Private Travel Designer Duncan Greenfield-Turk joins us in conversation with John Green, Managing Director of JP Collection and one of the most connected individuals in hospitality, to discuss what travel looks like right now, how tourism companies react and what is next for the $1.5 trillion industry.

 

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