The second Fuel seminar of 2012/13 included personal insights and practical tips on building your personal and creative confidence from the RCA's Professor Jo Stockham, alumnus Robin Levien RDI and Gaylene Gould, a top coach from The School of Life. In the chair was Fuel's Lizzie Gossling.
Psychoanalyst Darian Leader is currently getting media attention for his new book, What Is Madness?, but back in November 2010 he was at the Royal College of Art to discuss the slightly less scary topic of ambition – what is it, who has it, and is it a good thing? – alongside Professor Charles Handy, co-founder of the London Business School, Elizabeth Handy, photographer, Pratik Dattani, Economist and Chair of the City Hindus Network and design entrepreneur Clare Brass from the RCA's Sustain unit. Watch their very lively discussion here.
Is your shyness or lack of self-belief holding you back? Impact coach Susie Hall offers advice on communicating with confidence.
Writing a business plan is time-consuming and it's tempting to skip the plan and just wing it. But planning ahead will give you the clarity you need to make a success of your enterprise, whether you're marketing a product or selling skills as a freelancer. In this fascinating talk, entrepreneur, RCA graduate and Dyson Award winner Adam Sutcliffe explains what he's learned about business planning and goal setting from his two businesses: the innovative health product Orbel, and creative thinktank Mental.