This is a session at Paris, 10 – 12 April 2019

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Be More Pirate: Professional Rule-Breaking

Pirate inspired ‘professional rule-breaking is the next essential 21st Century skill. Permission-based change is no longer relevant in the workplace if you want to make a dent and make progress, it’s time to step outside the rules.

When innovation, disruption and transformation, have become empty and overused words, what’s next? Because the need for an accelerated pace of change is greater than ever? Enter unexpected lessons from the 18th Centuries greatest innovators, the Golden Age of Pirates, who were truly the millennials of their age, and whose lessons hold value for anyone wanting to do more than business as usual.

Sam Conniff Allende is Author of the international Bestselling ‘Life Bible’ Be More Pirate that’s being used as a successful shorthand for innovation within organisations as far and wide as Mercedes, Lego, Heineken and Google.

Sam Conniff Allende

Author of Be More Pirate

Sam is a multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur, with 10 successful start-ups to his name, including the Bafta Winning content agency; Don’t Panic, the genre defining interactive TV Series Dubplate Drama; and the industry leading Creative Youth Network; Livity.

He is also the best selling author of Be More Pirate, out on Penguin in the UK, and Simon&Schuster in the US. He’s a consultant to brands from Red Bull to Roald Dahl as well as Governments, think tanks and policy makers.

Sam has been a mentor to thousands of young entrepreneurs and is now a sought after public speaker on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Leadership and Youth.