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Connections: 'The Long Win' with Cath Bishop - 7 December 2020

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Are we too obsessed with winning in the workplace at all costs? Is there a better way to think about success in the 21st century? Can a new approach better equip us for tackling the ever complex issues in contemporary society? In this one hour webinar Dr Ali Budjanovcanin will be hosting Cath Bishop, international diplomat and Olympic medallist and Ollie Humphries, former MD of restaurant chain Frankie and Benny’s to discuss why it might be time to redefine success and how we can go about doing that.

Talking about her book ‘The Long Win’ Cath will set out why she believes there is a more sustainable way to think about success. Joining her on the panel, Ollie will be sharing his industry experience to talk about what he has learned from navigating complex challenges within his own leadership journey.

Speaker profiles

Cath Bishop

Dr Cath Bishop is an Olympian, former diplomat and business coach. She competed in rowing at 3 Olympic Games, winning World Championships gold and Olympic silver. As a diplomat for the British Foreign Office for 12 years, Cath specialized in policy and negotiations on conflict issues, with postings to Bosnia and Iraq. Cath now works as a business consultant, leadership coach and author, and teaches on Executive Education programmes at the Judge Business School, Cambridge University. Cath speaks at events globally on topics of leadership, cultural change and inclusion. Her first book ‘The Long Win: the search for a better way to succeed’ was published in October 2020.

Ollie Humphries

Ollie has worked across; Leisure, Retail and Hospitality for the last 20 years always for large multi-site businesses. His last role was MD of Frankie & Benny's part of TRG PLC, prior to that he was Divisional Director Retail for William Hill looking after 1250 shops. Earlier in his career he was Head of Franchise at KFC (& numerous other broadening roles at Yum) he has also worked for Travelex & WHSmith.


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Alexandra Budjanovcanin

Alexandra Budjanovcanin

Lecturer in Work Psychology and Public Sector Management

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7 December 2020

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