Date and Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018
6:30pm— 9:00pm
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Professor Francesca Gino

Professor - Negotiation, Organisations and Markets Unit

Harvard Busines School

Thursday, 20 September 18.30 , 19.00 Presentation, 20.15 Networking, 21.00 Finish


12 Hay Hill, Mayfair, London W1J 6DQ

£25 Club Members, £40 Non-members and Guests (Please note that we do not take American Express)


Do you want to follow a script — or write your own story?

In her talk, based on her new book Rebel Talent, Francesca will share insights on why the most successful among us break the rules, and how rebellion brings joy and meaning into our lives.

Rebels have a bad reputation. We think of them as troublemakers, outcasts, contrarians: those colleagues, friends, and family members who complicate seemingly straightforward decisions, create chaos, and disagree when everyone else is in agreement. But in truth, rebels are also those among us who change the world for the better with their unconventional outlooks. Instead of clinging to what is safe and familiar, and falling back on routines and tradition, rebels defy the status quo. They are masters of innovation and reinvention, and they have a lot to teach us.

Francesca has spent more than a decade studying rebels at organizations around the world, from high-end boutiques in Italy’s fashion capital, to the World’s Best Restaurant, to a thriving fast food chain, to an award-winning computer animation studio. In her work, she has identified leaders and employees who exemplify “rebel talent,” and whose examples we can all learn to embrace.  Whether you want to inspire others to action, build a business, or build more meaningful relationships, Rebel Talent will show you how to succeed — by breaking all the rules.

Professor Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher and the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.  Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organisation and Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She is also formally affiliated with the Programme on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, with the Mind, Brain, Behaviour Initiative at Harvard, and with the Behavioural Insight Group at Harvard Kennedy School.

Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, and the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy. She has been honoured as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 by Poets & Quants and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers 50. Her work has been featured on CNN and NPR, as well as in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.

Canapes and Drinks will be served.  Guests are welcome.

Alternatively contact Janet Talbut on [email protected] / Tel: 01223 812800