Towards Utopia

Utopia is a state we can never reach yet we continually strive towards it. To accelerate the journey to Utopia we curate a monthly newsletter Towards Utopia sharing our, and our Utopians, opinions and ideas. We hold regular events that inspire different thinking. We curate books, reports and articles. To access our thought leadership and build your knowledge of how to build a purposeful, inclusive and entrepreneurial culture – do explore below.

inclusivity

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Transphobia, Cultural Intelligence & Empathy

For the June edition of our Towards Utopia newsletter we asked Charlie Craggs to write her view on Cultural Intelligence. Charlie’s experiences and advice below are total gold – thank you Charlie! Tired of the transphobia I faced in my everyday life, five years ago I started Nail Transphobia as a way to change the […]

Publication

Masculinity in the Workplace: Utopia Report

Post our 2018 International Men’s Day event we published a report to share practical ways forward for men in the workplace. The report provides five steps to enable men to break free from gender stereotypes and for business to move away from viewing these as key attributes in the workplace.

Testimonial

"With Utopia’s support, we have created a movement for Inclusion within the business.  We have a depth of knowledge on Inclusion and Diversity as well as nearly 100 Inclusion Ambassadors embedding the messages of Inclusion every day.  Utopia has been a wonderful partner to challenge our thinking and keep us moving towards our ambition.”
Catherine Gillespie, HR Director, Coca-Cola European Partners

Event

Hacking Hiring

8.30am - 10.30am

10 September 2019

Diversity of the workforce is not just ‘nice’ it is essential for a business to survive. In this workshop we help you understand how you can hack your current hiring processes to ensure you hire a more diverse workforce and create a happier, more inclusive workplace.

purpose

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Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? Because in business it doesn't matter what you do, it matters why you do it. This book is crucial reading for anyone considering focusing on building a Purposeful culture.

Testimonial

“After 15 years of growth we realised we'd moved from a focus on the transformative impact of adventure to communicating the logistics of using high ropes and zip wires. With Utopia’s stewardship we’re putting our Purpose back at the heart of the business and inspiring a whole new generation of adventurers.”
Tristram Mayhew, Co-founder, Go Ape

Event

Hacking Purpose

By appointment

Purposeful business is a prerequisite for Generation Z talent, yet many businesses believe Purpose is something that can be delivered with a strapline or advertising campaign. In this workshop we unlock the DNA of your business to identify your authentic Purpose and win hearts and minds.

entrepreneurial

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Taking time to think

Our very own Daniele Fiandaca is a Street Wizard, part of a tribe of Wizards using Street Wisdom to answer some of the world’s biggest problems. Find out why Street Wisdom works and why taking part in the next World Wide Wander is so good for your (mental) health. Being busy is the modern plague […]

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Creative Superpowers: Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity

Creative Superpowers is a collection of essays which enable you to unlock your inner maker, hacker, teach and thief. These four superpowers empower you and your teams to emerge as fully fledged creative superheroes.

Testimonial

"Creativity is a key ingredient of business success so we asked Utopia to help unlock my team's creativity. Using the Creative Superpowers of maker, hacker, teacher and thief we built a framework for creative excellence that we can use to guide our thinking everyday."
Sara Holt, Digital Marketing Director, Lego

Event

Hacking Empathy

8.30am - 10.30am

11 July 2019

Empathy empowers leaders and teams to authentically connect, enhance communication and increase collaboration. In this pilot workshop we help you understand the most common barriers to empathy in the workplace and how to address them.

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creative superpowers

Creative Superpowers is a collection of essays which enable you to unlock your inner maker, hacker, teach and thief. These four superpowers empower you and your teams to emerge as fully fledged creative superheroes.

our events

Want to build knowledge on inclusion, purpose or entrepreneurialism? Then attend one of our events and join a community of like-minded individuals seeking to drive change.

change-makers programme

We've launched a change-makers programme to recruit 20 people to drive change in their businesses. We'd love you to apply - applications close soon.