Free Online

Tue, 28 April 2020

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm GMT


How to Cope With Uncertainty at Work

Viv Groskop

Join the acclaimed comedian, author, podcaster and coach for a free, livestreamed masterclass exploring how to support yourself and others professionally in this time of global crisis.

Viv Groskop has forged a formidable reputation as the UK’s leading expert in the art of owning the room. Through podcasts, books and her How To Academy masterclasses, Viv has taught thousands of ambitious women how to project power and confidence at work. Her chart-topping podcast How to Own the Room features interviewees like Hillary Clinton, Margaret Atwood, Julie Andrews, Sandi Toksvig, Succession’s Brian Cox and Google’s Matt Brittin talking about power, success and how they have stepped up at moments of pressure and challenge.

But how do you “own the room” — project self-assurance, stay centred and exert a positive influence — when circumstances are uncertain and many of us are quite literally stuck in our own, er, room?

In response to the unprecedented global emergency of the coronavirus pandemic, Viv presents a free, exclusive, livestreamed masterclass addressing the unique difficulties of working through this challenging time. How can you manage – and even thrive – while helping others to do the same?

Drawing on her extensive experience as an executive performance coach, and filled with tips, takeaways and valuable insights, this is an unmissable seminar for all of us facing disruption and anxiety in the days ahead.

This livestream is free to all participants.

Please consider purchasing a copy of Viv’s new book, Lift As You Climb: Women and the Art of Ambition, from independent bookseller Primrose Hill Books.

Praise for Viv Groskop:

‘I recommend Viv Groskop’s How to Own the Room to anyone wanting more self confidence. Full of helpful concepts you can get your head round and embody. I’m finding it very useful.’ – Philippa Perry

‘Plenty of tips and tricks… The most valuable lesson is that, in Groskop’s words, “You don’t have to be a great speaker to give an amazing speech.”‘ – Style

‘The ultimate guide to public speaking. Inspirational.’ – Mary Portas

‘Demystifies the art of talking to people and winning them round to your cause.’ – The Times

‘This book is going to help so many people. It’s brilliant.’ – Emma Gannon

‘Easy steps to soothe the nerves and build confidence.’ – Nina Stibbe

‘An excellent, truly useful guide to getting more women front and centre, encouraging us to take part, noisily, in public life. (The podcast is also fabulous.)’ – Daisy Buchanan


About Our Digital Programme:

In response to the global pandemic, How To Academy is curating a not-for-profit programme of live-streamed talks and conversations bringing you advice, insight and entertainment. Tickets are offered on a Pay What You Can basis, including a Free option for those who cannot afford more at this difficult time. Thank you for your help sustaining How To Academy through the crisis — and for enabling us to share new thinking from across the globe at a time when it has never been more important.

Viv Groskop

Journalist and radio presenter who regularly appears on BBC1’s This Week.