"Personally, I think the most crucial area to investigate is how to renew the UK economy. I would have thought Fellows would have a broad range of experience and ideas to contribute on how to encourage enterprise, transforming the UK economy into one…"
Online space for the Projects Working Group. How do we move this working group forward, what are the key areas that require focus and development? Are our projects representative of RSA 21st century enlightenment
"As my old boss (Avivah Wittenberg-Cox) used to say, you need to get the guys behind the issue, ie., they need to see why it is a priority issue for the organisation as a whole. This is a tough one to crack as I know from 2 years editing and…"
"As someone who used to edit the Journal I was always against being forced to comply with some sort of quota. However, I have written an article about a Swedish business newspaper which did just that in order to make the publication more appealing to…"
"It may be worth looking at link-ups or publicity to organisations like the Women's Forum in Deauville. Also, Fellows could be encouraged to nominate high-potential women leaders in business and public life..."
"Any ideas as to why RSA is not attracting and KEEPING more women? Some of this must be in the way its brand comes across and the way it frames its marketing material and so on. Other could be to do with level of busyness --- women, perhaps juggling…"
I am interested in this group having worked as an editor for 20-first, a consultancy that sought for ways to modernise organisations so they don't lose senior women and are better at marketing to women. The whole thing was addressed as a business issue - get better at that and you are likely to make more money and have more talented leadership teams. Problem is though there is a lot of talk on all this but very SLOW change. That is not to say it is not worth discussing or pushing for change --- it just a matter of working out how to change the conversation so all top business leaders are engaged (not just some of the female ones!!). Also, how to maintain interest in all this in business circles during and immediately after a recession is another challenge!!
Influential author and speaker Dr Brené Brown tackles the myth that vulnerability is a weakness. Instead, she argues, it is the clearest path to courage and meaningful connection, and has the power to transform the way we engage and educate.
With many of us facing an ever greater pace of change in our personal and working lives, leadership adviser and educator Richard Gerver reveals how to adapt and thrive - not to fear change but to see it as an opportunity for creative reinvention
To mark the launch of a new RSA pamphlet, we bring together an expert panel to discuss the growing use of digital money worldwide, highlight its potential and consider the issues that will facilitate or hamper its reach.