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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

NorSCA Book Club – a different approach to networking

Date: 15 October 2014 16:30 for 17:00 -18:00

Type: Career and Personal Development, Social and Networking

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

A series of interludes with tea and cake at which we will consider the lessons for life and work from contemporary polemic books. The unusual element to this book club is that you do not have to read the book beforehand that will have been done for you! But please feel free to read and enjoy the books in advance if you wish.

Each interactive session will explore one major book. A brief synopsis will be offered and then the major concepts and ideas will be discussed.

Serve to Win by Novak Djokovic 

Novak the current Wimbledon champion has had an interesting journey from Serbia to top flight sporting achievement. He asks the reader to have an ‘open mind’ as he explains his regime and ideas for mental and physical fitness.

From crashing out at the Australian Open in 2010 he has completely changed his approach to life. His ideas are both quirky and interesting.

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Ramada Encore Newcastle Gateshead

Hawkes Road,
Gateshead Quays,

Tel No: 0191 481 3600


Alison Johnson

Alison Johnson is a passionate advocate of networking as a business skill. She built up a national manufacturing training company for 7 years purely using networking techniques.

She has also run a business club for 4 years and has organised a variety of seminars and conferences.

Alison was project manager for a region-wide network for manufacturers and came up with an innovative approach to training and networking which won a Barclays Business Award. She is an NLP practitioner, a qualified teacher and a qualified trainer – Diploma ITD.

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