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GROWING Your Team - An Introduction to Coaching for Managers
Feb
28
9:00 AM09:00

GROWING Your Team - An Introduction to Coaching for Managers

In your role as "Leader as Coach", you empower people to deliver results without telling them what to do. This practical workshop includes a short coaching demo plus opportunity to learn, practice and seek feedback.
 
GROW is a popular coaching model and can be used very effectively in your leadership role.  The stages are;

  • Goal: seeking clarity on what needs to be accomplished.
  • Reality: exploring the current environment and constraints.
  • Options: creating ideas for moving forward.
  • Way forward: committing to agreed actions and taking full responsibility.

 
The aim is to equip managers with a new skill which can be put into practice immediately in the workplace. Follow up with more intensive coaching skills training can also be arranged.

Please note spaces are limited to two per organisation

Agenda
9.00am - 9.30am - Registration, tea and coffee

9.30am - 11.00am - Workshop session

11.00am - 12.00am - time for networking and follow up questions

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DeskLodge Breakfast Social
Mar
1
7:30 AM07:30

DeskLodge Breakfast Social

DeskLodge is holding our first BreakFast Social!

We really want to see lots of DeskLodgers in bright and early to have breakfast with us and share some natter over coffee and juices.

It's an alternative to our usual evening socials, we realise not everyone wants beer and pringles. So if you're more of a morning person or always miss the evening social due to evening commitments - Come Along.

See You Soon :)
 

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Preparing for GDPR
Mar
6
9:00 AM09:00

Preparing for GDPR

Join us for this essential two-hour session that will outline the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the changes this will require in your organisation and the major things all businesses must do to meet the new requirements. This session will include the legal responsibilities of directors and board members and what they can do to become and remain compliant.

 

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Astun Technology Workshop
Mar
13
to Mar 14

Astun Technology Workshop

Astun Technology will be running some fantastic courses here at Desklodge Bristol on 13th/14th March & 20th/21st March. Book in asap to avoid disapointment. Info below!

Courses include

- QGIS Essentials

- Post GIS DBA Essentials

- Python Essentials

- Python for QGIS

Find out more at

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Bristol HubSpot User Group
Mar
13
5:30 PM17:30

Bristol HubSpot User Group

The Bristol HubSpot User Group is a free meet-up for marketers and business owners who are interested in skilling up on marketing automation and HubSpot – although you definitely don’t have to be a HubSpot User to find the events useful! At the next meet-up, you’ll leave with a new sales process which will transform the way you convert marketing leads into sales.

You’ll learn: how to identify your buyers, how to connect better with your prospects and how to use automated sequences to reach out to buyers.

There’s plenty of time for networking and making new connections in your industry before we kick off with the talk at 6.30pm. Plus, there’ll be beer, doughnuts, tea, and coffee so you’ll be well-fueled for the evening ahead. If you want to learn new stuff which you can action for your business (and impress your boss with all your new ideas), you can register here: https://mnky.bz/2EHsMiP

 

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Astun Technology Workshops
Mar
20
to Mar 21

Astun Technology Workshops

Astun Technology will be running some fantastic courses here at Desklodge Bristol on 13th/14th March & 20th/21st March. Book in asap to avoid disapointment. Info below!

Courses include

- QGIS Essentials

- Post GIS DBA Essentials

- Python Essentials

- Python for QGIS

Find out more at

 

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do_action Bristol - WordPress Charity Hackathon
Feb
23
8:30 AM08:30

do_action Bristol - WordPress Charity Hackathon

Not just the first do_action day in Bristol, not just the first do_action day in the United Kingdom, but the very first do_action day in the whole of Europe!!!

Why would you not want to be part of it?!

do_action Bristol is a one day hackathon with the aim of building 5 websites for 5 worthy causes in a single day.

For full details and to register follow the link

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Bristol Hack Night
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Bristol Hack Night

This is a chance for developers in Bristol to get together in an informal social setting to work on projects, learn, and share with other developers.

If you have an idea of what you will be working on, or if you want help with something, feel free to mention it in the comments.

What is a "hack night"?

Hack night is a casual social coding event where people can come together to work on projects and learn new technologies in any language at any skill level. It is a good time to work on those projects on the "back burner" that you never have time for. Some people will have personal projects that they want to work on in a social atmosphere. Others may be interested in pairing up to work on a project or learn something new
together, or work through some of the online coding challenges. Some people may be experts, others may be noobs, and others may just want to learn how to code - all are welcome!

Previous hack night projects:

• People learned game development with three.js and phaser.js

• People worked on meteor.js and angular.js and node.js and Ruby on Rails

• People learned javascript on CodeAcademy

• Someone improved their functional programming by learning Haskell

• Someone wrote a test suite runner in C

• Someone played with node.js on an Arduino board

• People worked
through the Euler project and game coding challenges

Food & Drink

There will be Pizza, Beer, Tea, Coffe and Soft Drinks

Location & Sponsoring

This hack night takes place at Desklodge (https://desklodge.com/bristol-coworking-office-space) Co-working space and is kindly sponsored by Candide (https://candide.eu/)

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The Future of....Low Carbon Skills - Low Carbon Business Breakfast
Feb
20
7:45 AM07:45

The Future of....Low Carbon Skills - Low Carbon Business Breakfast

The UK is undergoing a paradigm shift; drivers for sustainability are now becoming the same as drivers for growth, with the government recognising that one has to go hand-in-hand with the other for future resilience and success in a global marketplace.

  • What will the skills and needs be for the continued success of the low carbon economy?
  • What will the jobs created by these opportunities look like?
  • What will current learners need to know about energy storage and energy disruption?
  • What can we embed in courses to reflect the required trends in efficiency in manufacture and use?
  • How do we ensure workers of the future are aware of end-life reuse?
  • How can we design for reuse or minimal impact - or both?

Join us at this free Low Carbon Business Breakfast hosted in partnership with Low Carbon South West and Skills West at Business West to hear opinions on where the low carbon sector is heading and share your thoughts in a blue-sky discussion on how we can ensure that the leaders, decision-makers and workers of the future continue to ensure the West of England leads the world in low carbon technology and skills.

#skillswest #wegrowthhub

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: DON’T MAKE A # OF IT
Feb
16
12:30 PM12:30

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: DON’T MAKE A # OF IT

Social media is an an important tool for small businesses to inform, educate and influence its customers. However, it is vital that businesses abide by the various do’s and don’ts of social media use to eliminate any chance of falling foul of the law. This seminar will provide you with some top tips for advertising your brand on social media in a legally compliant way.

 

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Inaugural WTF Meeting
Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Inaugural WTF Meeting

This will be the first of a quarterly meetup hoping to inspire and support women led, Tech related start ups. As its the first meet up this one will hopefully introduce us to some women led businesses in the region, women looking to start something in the future, tech women looking to return into tech by getting involved in women led start ups - or anything similar.
It should allow us to get to know one another, our interests and needs in order to help us start or continue to succeed with a good, related, peer support network.
Future meetups will include other groups such as investors, business analysts, accountants etc.

Looking forward to meeting you all and seeing some exciting ideas flourish into great businesses.

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