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Leadership Presence and Impact Workshop

October 13 - 9:00 am - 5:30 pm PST

Presence and Impact is consistently rated by CEOs as the number 1 most important skill to be a successful leader (over and above intelligence, experience and technical expertise). It is the “wow” factor that sets you up for reaching your true career and life potential, gives you outstanding results and the work/life balance you deserve.

We believe in the power of women to lead change and work with women who are seeking the stretch and inspiration to trail blaze new ways of creating greater impact through content and an approach that is expertly tailored to you – not to mention the incredible support and challenge that happens when you come out of your organization for a day and spend time with an external and diverse network of like-minded women in leadership.

Join Dr Sam Collins, Founder of Aspire and named one of the‘Top 30 Inspirational Women in the City’​ on the Brummell Magazine list 2022, honoring trailblazer women who are leaders in their fields and achieving incredible results and ‘A Woman Shaping the World’ by CNN, for an inspirational and practical day of learning, networking and transformation.

Are you reaching your life, work and career potential?
How much confidence, credibility and charisma do you display?
Is it time to maximize your ability to positively influence others?

Often described as gravitas, authority and the elusive X factor, presence and impact are some of the greatest keys to being successful.

Leadership presence and impact doesn’t automatically come with your education, your talent or your business results. It is entirely subjective. It depends on how others perceive you. We can face unique challenges when it comes to being perceived as a leader and can adopt a “good student” mentality – in which we believe that if we just keep our head down and work hard, that others are bound to notice and reward us.

Key Takeaways:
  • Set yourself aspirational goals for the impact and purpose that you want to have in your career, organization and/or in your industry, community or world.
  • Learn how to project gravitas with confidence, poise under pressure and decisiveness.
  • Demonstrate your authentic presence through communication, conviction, intention, and knowledge.
  • Regain positive control when interrupted or criticised.
  • Increase your self-confidence, the personality trait most responsible for an individual being seen as having leadership presence.
  • Be heard in a roomful of loud, assertive people.
  • Empower and energize others by being self-motivated, assured, humble, and willing to take risks.
  • Overcome fears and be confident even when you have self doubt or experience setbacks.
  • Connect and thrive in difficult situations and with challenging people, teams and cultures.
  • Receive first-hand honest and supportive feedback on your current presence and impact and how to take it to the next level.
  • Gain clarity on your strengths, talents, passions and purpose.
  • Know about unconscious bias with regards to leadership presence and impact and what to do (and not do) about it.
  • Experience in-room practice and real-time discussion with a supportive and inspiring peer group.
  • Get out of the office for a day and have the time and space to focus on yourself.
  • Increase your social capital and external network with tangible business and personal benefits.
  • Gain new ideas and contribute to your organisational gender diversity and inclusion goals.
  • Leave with an action plan, support and accountability and free membership for our monthly ‘Aspire Global Village’ online network.

Covid Protocols and Cancellation Policy

We are committed to the safety and well-being of all our event attendees, volunteers and staff members by implementing our safety protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID.

Who is the event for?

From graduates to managers to executives, we welcome women (and male allies) from all industries, sectors and backgrounds. This creates an environment of new ideas and thought leadership.

Aspire’s specialism is to trailblaze change for women and as our community grows we’re also working for equality for everyone, everywhere. And as we grow we’re working with more and more men who aspire for change for women and who aspire for a more tolerant, equitable world for everyone.

£795 plus VAT

£595 for charities, not for profits and self funding individuals.

Discounts available for groups. This event will be in-person in London, UK with UK timing of 9am - 5pm.



Etc Venues, County Hall, London
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 7PB United Kingdom
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"Our female leaders are more confident, assertive, better networkers and thriving as a consequence of attending your program.”

Elizabeth Vega

CEO, Informed Solutions

“Aspire was genuinely the best event of this type I've ever been to. Extremely valuable in terms of fleshing out goals for personal and professional development and, perhaps more importantly, identifying tools and accountability measures to achieve these goals. I particularly appreciated the opportunity to interact with role models with a wealth of experience to share. I left feeling optimistic and confident in my abilities.”

Agnes Bastaert

EU Government Affairs Manager, Euronext

"Aspire allowed me to focus on ME and MY goals and was the best decision I have made for a long time!"

Sue Kernahan

General Manager, Coloplast Ltd

"I attend Aspire events to get powerful strategic insight into the next steps for my professional development, combined with the energy and support to take it forward and make a difference. At my first Aspire event, I thought 'I've found my people'. I always feel welcome."

Brian Ballantyne

Regional Manager, Amazon

"Personally and professionally, the workshop was probably the best investment in training and development and a day of my time, that I have made over a 30 year career (which included a medical degree and an MBA!)."

Dr Penny Woods

Chief Executive, British Lung Foundation

“Over 300 managers and partners have attended the course over time and the feedback has been incredibly positive. Reports of increased self-confidence, clearer vision in terms of building and progressing careers means a greater chance that these people will stay with us. That is very positive for them as individuals as for us as a business. A win:win.”

Mark Sherfield

Management Executive Partner, BDO LLP

"Totally unique. You leave feeling truly lifted and with the knowledge that you have achieved a lot already and can maximise your potential to do more professionally and in your personal life."

Shirley Joseph

Diversity Consultant, Talent Leadership and Inclusion, Home Office

Plus an additional 10% discount for 2 people
15% discount for 3-5 people
20% discount for 6-9 people
25% discount for 10 + people

Payment below via credit card.

To request an invoice payment or for multiple attendees/groups please email jennifer@aspirecompanies.com 

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