March Picks From Adapt
On the hunt for the latest events, books, and podcasts to keep you inspired throughout March? Check out our monthly picks below…
Get involved with the Adapt community at one of these exciting events:
Free mindfulness session
Give your day the boost it deserves. Refresh your mind, your ideas and give your brain that well deserved break. ARC Uxbridge is running a free online mindfulness session with Karen Janes on Friday 3rd March from 12.30-1.00pm, where attendees can learn the benefits of mindfulness and practice in a small and friendly group setting.
Book via the ARC Uxbridge website.
Barclays Bank advice pop up
One of the biggest struggles of freelancing is managing your own finances. Luckily, Barclays Bank Uxbridge will be offering free advice at a pop up clinic in The Clubhouse on Tuesday 14th March. Whether you need business budgeting basics, smart ways to save or tools to help you take control of your cash, the team have lots of helpful guidance – just pop along.
Upgrade your ‘To Be Read’ with these recommended books:
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
Unravel the psychology behind why people say ‘yes’ and then learn how to apply these understandings to your everyday life with this guide to persuasion. Robert Cialdini outlines six universal principles that will help readers to become skilled persuaders – and even more importantly, teaches them how to avoid being unwittingly persuaded by others.
The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
Modern life can be hard to keep up with. Fast paced jobs, large workloads and demanding social lives leave us constantly strapped for time. In this book, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz demonstrate that managing energy instead of time is the key to maintaining health, happiness, high performance and life balance. It provides a roadmap to becoming more engaged in the workplace and at home.
Level up your listening with these motivating podcasts
Big Fish with Spencer Matthews
Each week Spencer Matthews draws on his own experiences with alcohol abuse and setting up the largest independent non-alcoholic brand in the UK to interview other leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and inspiring famous faces. Guests include British perfumer and founder of multiple companies, Jo Malone, and one of the first black women to be a CEO of a fortune 500 company, Ursula Burns. He delves into what makes them successful and how they’ve overcome life’s obstacles, touching on topics such as mental health, cancel culture and relationships.
Working Hard, Hardly Working with Grace Beverley
Grace candidly interviews some of the faces behind the brightest business success stories, in order to uncover what really goes on behind the scenes of building a brand. What are their biggest mistakes? How did they get where they are now? How do they balance the demands of work with home life? Each week Grace and her guest honestly talk about these topics and discuss practical tips on making work more fulfilling, successful, and balanced.