We wanted to share with you some of our favorite reads, let us know if there is something you would recommend to the network! 


Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential by Carol Dweck

Article: Surround yourself with people who hold you to a higher standard then you hold yourself by Benjamin P. Hardy, 

TED: Living Beyond Limits by Amy Purdy

Article: 10 Things Sheryl Sandberg Gets Exactly Right in 'Lean In' by Susan Adams, Forbes

Article: Presence and the Imposter Syndrome by Amy Cuddy

List: 16 Inspiring Books Women Leaders Need to be Reading

Article: The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking-L Alderman

Article: The Art of Leaning Back by Helen Russel



Start With Why by Simon Sinek (here is a link to his video to get a taster!)

Leadership and Self Deception reminds us to review our own behavior to be the best version of ourselves

TED: How Body Language Shapes Who You Are by Amy Cuddy

TED: How To Make Stress Your Friend by Kelly McGonigal

Article: Walking the Tightrope Justine Lutterodt

Article: 7 Tips for Successful Negotiation by Lauren Yaffe Kalish

Article: Do Women Ask by Warwick Economics

Calculator: How Much Would You Make if You Were a Man? 

Article: Financial Management by Sallie Krawcheck

Video: What Works for Women at Work Joan C Williams

Article: Can You Cook Up The Perfect Personal Brand? by Jennifer Holloway

Book: Getting More by Stuart Diamond, you can read more about his approach and the book on his site  



Congress London Monthly Event material

We will endeavor to share with you the presentation material and the worksheets after each event, taking into account there will be some events that feature more interactivity than others. If you have missed an event and really want to chat through the material let us know! 


The value of investing in yourself- July 2018

Some recommendations from one of our speakers Jo Hagger https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephineroyce/

  • Never Stop Learning - Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself & Thrive,  by Bradley R Staats (can get via Amazon UK)
  • Nancy Koen's latest book & also her work on 'How you show up' as a leader
  • An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization (Kegan & Lahey) changed the way I look @ Learning & Development and people culture within business 
  • She's Back - movement & now a book, for women thinking about / or facing into the return to work after family and/or career break (Deb Khan & Lisa Unwin)
  • For anyone with Kids:  Matthew Syed's 'You Are Awesome' is...well, awesome! 


Making the most of your digital brand-May 2018

LinkedIn: Rock Your Profile presentation can be found here

You can reach Isobel via her website here.


A confident mindset: tools to  suceed in tough situation-March 2018

Presentation can be found here

Worksheet can be found here

You can reach Lucy via her website here


Unleashing your potential in 2018 - january 2018

Presentation is on its way

Katherine had some recommendations: 

Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential by Carol Dweck 

Start With Why by Simon Sinek (here is a link to his video to get a taster!)

TED Talk: Living beyond limits by Amy Purdy 


Planning the next steps in your career - November 2017

Presentation not available to share.. sorry! 


Managing Your Finances - October 2017

Unfortunately due to the confidential nature of the content we are unable to share the presentation, but here are some useful initial resources: 

Investment platforms: link

Robo advisors (this is a good list of UK robo's and their USP's): link

Pension advice (good starting point): link


Presentation and Public speaking Skills - June 2017

Presentation: Why you should speak in public and how you do it! by Jo Hind


NEGOTIATION Skills - May 2017

Presentation not available to share.. sorry! 


The art of influencing; getting past no- April 25TH 2017

Presentation: The Art of Influencing; Getting Past No by Katherine Baker

Worksheet: Please email us for a copy


nailing networking- March 2017

Link to Amanda Davie's site to read more on our speaker

Presentation: Networking by Amanda Davie

Worksheet: Building Effective Networks discussion



Link to Sarah Frasers Happiness Express site to read more on our speaker

Presentation: The What, the How and the Why of You by Sarah Fraser of Happiness Express

Worksheet: Your Personal Brand


This time next year- january 2017

Presentation: Getting Unstuck by Nimita Shah

Worksheet: The Experiential Avoidance Model

Resources discussed:  The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters, abridged article here