The power of saying no
(and why it matters)

with Joseph Trodden, Helen Denny & Lucy Gower

Thursday 13 May 6-8pm (UK time)

Reserve your place for only £15

If you're a member of the Lucidity Network or guest of Not9to5, check your inbox for the link to your free ticket.

Do you ever feel overwhelmed that you’re juggling so many priorities that you’re never going to be able to get everything done?

Do you ever say yes to something and then immediately regret it?

Do you struggle to say no?

Often at work we default to saying yes and overloading ourselves, we get stressed out as we reprioritise and struggle to make deadlines. Sometimes we say yes because it’s an exciting new opportunity, sometimes because it feels easier to say yes and worry about it later, and sometimes it’s because saying no feels rude, unhelpful, and you’re worried that it will impact on your relationship with the person asking.

Being able to confidently and clearly say no within our professional lives matters, whether it’s turning down work, or saying no to our boss or our colleagues.

Join us on Thursday 13 May at 6 pm to learn the power of saying no and why it matters.

Saying no can help you to look after your own wellbeing, manage overwhelm and focus on the activities that will help you to make the most impact.

Join Joseph Trodden, our invited speaker, Helen Denny, founder at Not9to5 and Lucy Gower, founder at Lucidity on Thursday 13 May and learn:

  • Why we say yes
  • Why it’s important to be able to say no and mean it
  • Practical tips to build your confidence for saying no

Join us for this engaging networking event on Thursday 13 May, 6pm-8pm (UK time).

Book your place now - £15

' I found the Not9to5 and Lucidity Network event really inspiring. It made me challenge the status quo and I made some really useful connections.'
Beth Gardner, Lucidity Network Member

EVENT TIMINGS

6.00 pm: Arrive.

6.15 pm: Welcome from Helen & Lucy.

6.30 pm: Hear from our speaker, Joseph Trodden for a lively session on the power of saying 'no', learn some practical tips as well as time for questions and discussion in breakout rooms.

7.30 pm: Mingle in breakout rooms, make connections, have interesting conversations and enjoy yourself from the comfort of your own home.

8.00 pm or thereabouts: End.

This event is hosted by Not9to5 and the Lucidity Network. We collaborate on these events to bring like-minded people together so they can connect and learn. For you, it's a great opportunity to meet interesting people and get a dose of inspiration from our speakers. This event is online, so you provide the drinks and nibbles, you won't have to queue for the cheeseboard and you won't need to map-read to get there.

Not9to5 enables others to thrive outside of the 9-to-5. They are passionate about supporting you and your organisation to work in a way that best suits you. Their innovative training and bespoke consultancy services have proven results, utilising their expertise to enable you to make change, develop new skills and gain practical tools which ensure you have all you need to succeed within the changing nature of work. 

The Lucidity Network is for managers and leaders who want to take charge of their professional development and make more impact. The Lucidity Network gives you everything you need to achieve success at work. With a Lucidity Network membership, you get access to expertise and advice, online training and group coaching, mentoring and events to help you make your working life what you want it to be.

If you have any questions please get in touch at hello@lucidity.org.uk.

Our invited speaker:

Your Hosts:

Lucy Gower

Joseph Trodden has been in the entrepreneurial leadership space for the last seven years, working with over 300 entrepreneurs at every stage of business. He now focuses on leaders who are in a growth phase (2+ years in, team of ~10 and t/o of 500k-1M), helping them to develop their mindset and sharpen their focus (to know what to say no to!).

Prior to his current business, Joseph set up his own social enterprise and was short-listed for Social Entrepreneur of the Year, was chair of Wellspring Counselling and sat on the board of Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network. He also holds degrees in both law and psychology and has a passion for running ultra-marathons.

You can find Joseph at josephtrodden.com and joe@mindsetexperts.co.uk

Helen Denny is director and founder at Not9to5. Helen has worked extensively across the UK and Internationally, facilitating group and individual learning. She has worked across the Third and Public Sector for over 20 years in a range of leadership positions.  

She is passionate about working with organisations that are seeking to make societal change and brings her expertise in this area to support organisations as they explore their impact. Helen is an energetic and skilled facilitator, ensuring that she brings the best out in the individuals or groups she is working with.  

When she isn’t busy working, Helen can be found aboard her narrowboat on the Edinburgh canals or walking up one of Scotland’s many mountains!

You can find Helen at Not9to5.co.uk and hello@not9to5.co.uk.

Lucy Gower is director and founder at Lucidity and founder of The Lucidity Network. She is a coach, trainer and facilitator specialising in giving people the confidence and tools to think creatively, develop ideas and make their innovations happen.  

She is bestselling author of The Innovation Workout and a global speaker on innovation. Lucy is passionate about helping people unlock their creativity and get the important work done. She enjoys working on projects with the potential to make a positive impact on the world.

When she isn’t busy working, Lucy can be found roaming the beaches and countryside of Devon and Cornwall with her dog Gary.  

You can find Lucy at Lucidity.org.uk and lucy@lucidity.org.uk.


Our invited speaker:

Joseph Trodden has been in the entrepreneurial leadership space for the last seven years, working with over 300 entrepreneurs at every stage of business. He now focuses on leaders who are in a growth phase (2+ years in, team of ~10 and t/o of 500k-1M), helping them to develop their mindset and sharpen their focus (to know what to say no to!).

Prior to his current business, Joseph set up his own social enterprise and was short-listed for Social Entrepreneur of the Year, was chair of Wellspring Counselling and sat on the board of Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network. He also holds degrees in both law and psychology and has a passion for running ultra-marathons.

You can find Joseph at josephtrodden.com and joe@mindsetexperts.co.uk


Your Hosts:

Helen Denny is director and founder at Not9to5. Helen has worked extensively across the UK and Internationally, facilitating group and individual learning. She has worked across the Third and Public Sector for over 20 years in a range of leadership positions.  

She is passionate about working with organisations that are seeking to make societal change and brings her expertise in this area to support organisations as they explore their impact. Helen is an energetic and skilled facilitator, ensuring that she brings the best out in the individuals or groups she is working with.  

When she isn’t busy working, Helen can be found aboard her narrowboat on the Edinburgh canals or walking up one of Scotland’s many mountains!  

You can find Helen at Not9to5.co.uk and hello@not9to5.co.uk.


Lucy Gower

Lucy Gower is director and founder at Lucidity and founder of The Lucidity Network. She is a coach, trainer and facilitator specialising in giving people the confidence and tools to think creatively, develop ideas and make their innovations happen.  

She is bestselling author of The Innovation Workout and a global speaker on innovation. Lucy is passionate about helping people unlock their creativity and get the important work done. She enjoys working on projects with the potential to make a positive impact on the world.

When she isn’t busy working, Lucy can be found roaming the beaches and countryside of Devon and Cornwall with her dog Gary.  

You can find Lucy at Lucidity.org.uk and lucy@lucidity.org.uk.


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