Management Forum: YP TALKS
13 November 18:00 - 22:00
Venue: Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, Marylebone, London W1H 7BG


Have you ever wondered what makes a successful leader? Do you know how your management style is relates to your personality?

Join this year’s Management Forum YP TALKS and find out!

The Young Professionals now introduces the 2017 edition of the Management Forum: YP TALKS. Based on the Ted Talk format we have invited 7 inspirational speakers that will talk about management and leadership from different perspectives.

Entrepreneurs with exciting life-stories, the latest research, high-profile leadership coaches and hands-on tips about how to become a better leader – all will be covered in this one event!Sign up now and make sure to secure your spot! Drinks and nibbles will be served.

Time plan:
18.00 Drinks and canapés
Presentations begins
Short intermission
Resume presentations
21.00 Mingle 
Official end of event


Announced speaker so far:

Emma Stenström, Professor in Leadership at Stockholm School of Economics
Emma is a professor in Leadership at Stockholm School of Economics and honorary professor at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Konstfack). She has also studied collaborations between arts and businesses, artistic interventions in organizations, private funding of the arts, and cultural entrepreneurship. Emma will talk about sustainable leadership and her recent research within the field.

Josh Babarinde, Social Entrepreneur and Founder at CrackedIt
Josh is a social entrepreneur and founder of the success CrackedIt. Josh left his life in politics to actively engage with young Londoners that are at risk of getting involved in criminality or gangs. Giving them a chance to work and get support. Josh will talk about the life of a social entrepreneur and the struggles of being an unconventional leader.

Carl Schreiter, specialist in Presentation and Business Development coaching
Carl is a specialist in Presentation and Business Development coaching and has particular interest in rhetoric and its origins in Ancient Greece and Italy. In the UK, he has worked with firms such as Microsoft, KPMG, McGuire Woods, Goodwille, and Qinetiq. Outside the UK, and being Swedish, Carl advise clients in the Scandi region such as Volvo and the IHM Business Schools. Carl will share his best tips on pitching yourself and invite you to explore some rhetorical tricks.

Melissa Abecassis, Social Entrepreneur and Founder at Empathy Café
Melissa Abecassis is a social entrepreneur and founder of Body Empathy and Empathy Café, which does pop-up events to promote empathetic communication in Tel Aviv. Also worked as a facilitator and mediator in Jerusalem for the organisation Kids for Peace. Melissa will share her exciting life story and talk about the importance of empathetic leadership.

Stefan Ekwall, SelfLeaders and National Humanity
 Stefan Ekwall is a change leader at the leadership consultancy firm SelfLeaders, which focuses on the Why and I of management. They invite clients to explore their own motivations and values of actions and looking inward for guidance. Earlier this year, Stefan founded a new firm called Nation Humanity, working with transformational leadership. Stefan will lead you on a journey inwards, inviting you to explore your own true motivations.

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