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The School of Life is devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture. We address such issues as how to find fulfilling work how to master the art of relationships how to understand one’s past how to achieve calm and how better to understand and where necessary change the world.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • How to Balance Work With Life

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This class shows how to achieve balance between work and life commitments and priorities.

  • Develop an Authentic Leadership Style

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This class teaches ways to develop an authentic leadership style that will inspire commitment and achieve results.

  • How to be Confident

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This class explains what confidence is and why the lack of it can have a debilitating effect and will teach techniques to become more confident.

  • How to be Creative

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This course will uncover interventions and techniques to shift the blocks the can stop us from working most effectively and creatively. It is devised to gain practical techniques for improving creativity through experiment and discussion.

  • Cultivate Resilience at Work

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    Adversity can strike at any moment. This course teaches how resilience can help us to withstand difficult times.

  • Communicate Better at Work

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    By learning to handle workplace tensions; we can drop the script and start to be authentic with colleagues.

  • How to find a Job you love

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This course uncovers what you really want from your working life.

  • How to Make a Difference

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    By identifying our personal values and desired level of social engagement we can focus our passion for a cause and really make a difference.

  • How to Make Your Mind Up

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    Decisions; decisions; decisions. How many have made in the last three hours. No wonder we feel so tired of trying to decide. Learn techniques that tackle this indecision.

  • How to Realise Your Potential

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This course enables exploring your potential in a free-form; imaginative free-wheeling way.

  • How to Stay Calm

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    This course teaches techniques to remain calm despite a host of social pressures.

  • Be More Entrepreneurial at Work

    Training Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    In this class you will become a blue-sky dreamer; a hard-headed pragmatist and a rigorous critic. You will come up with; and test; new ideas with real-world applications.

  • Be More Effective At Work

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    In this seminar we draw on philosophy and psychology to ask why being productive can be so hard. We discuss practical strategies that help us choose smart goals; beat procrastination and cope with stress. We learn to foster the conditions for creativity on a daily basis and we find the inspiration and persistence to recognise and make the changes that actually matter.

  • Be More Creative At Work

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    In this workshop we use the history of art and business to explore the idea of creativity itself. We examine key techniques of great artists and entrepreneurs to see how they make use of combination and reinvention; how they take inspiration from pre-existing models and how they build on the work of others. We also look at the psychological and emotional aspects of creative work; focusing on how to understand and overcome the barriers that hinder our thinking and prevent us from reaching our full creative potential.

  • Adaptability

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    In this two-hour session for the class; Adaptability; we will Discuss why we often fear and avoid needed change and how we can come to fear it less. We shall also explore the potential risks and benefits of a given change in our organisation; whilst learning methods for coping with uncertainty and setbacks and for embracing improvisation; uncertainty and growth. The class will also consider how we might actively adapt; welcoming and even initiating and leading needed changes in our organisation.

  • Protecting Personal Information; (PPI)

    Online Course | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    Protecting Personal Information is an applied form of preservation and regulation that focuses on storage safeguarding preservation and safe use of relevant digital content. The ultimate objective of all digital preservation activity is to keep valuable and useful digital material (increasingly online) available and relevant for user groups.

  • Confidence

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    The Confidence class will consider the challenges and benefits of feeling confident and appearing confident at work and in life. One shall learn about the “inner voices” that guide the way we think and consider how to channel more positive; encouraging and helpful inner voices. The class teaches one to think about the way our expectations shape our reaction to setbacks and prevent us from being confident. The class examines techniques for recognising and avoiding self-sabotage and how to practice demonstrating confidence and promoting our own capabilities.

  • Diplomacy

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    The class on Diplomacy will explore how we might “import energy” from other areas of our lives into conflicts at work. One will learn to identify different conflict styles in others and in ourselves and look at strategies to help us become more diplomatic by viewing situations from different perspectives; also to consider when to press our point; when to compromise; when to let things go and when to find a genuinely collaborative solution. The class will consider the value and uses of politeness; humour; and empathy in difficult situations and discuss how to win people over to our way of thinking in a subtle; diplomatic manner.

  • Eloquence

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    The Eloquence class will explore strategies for overcoming anxiety and self-consciousness during public presentations. One shall learn how to overcome the most common barriers to effective public communication and learn how to present information with greater clarity and in a more engaging manner. The class teaches how to practise presenting our body and voice in an authentic; engaging manner.

  • Innovation

    Seminar | The School of Life

    The School of Life

    It’s one thing to have a good idea and another thing to put that idea into practice. In this session; we think about what to do once a good idea has struck; from the first prototype to helping others in the organisation to embrace the changes that innovation brings. The class shall explore why innovation is important in our own industry; company and team. It will consider how to best lead change within an organisation and help others to embrace it and practise prototyping designs and pitching so that stakeholders buy into our ideas.

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