Ideas, Insights & Inspiration...
For The Financial Advice Community.
The Century Club, 61 - 63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LQ
25th January 2018 ~ You should book early because there is limited availability
In the age of the Internet, for the Financial Services community to engage with, and add value to consumers of all generations, what we need now,
more than ever - are bright ideas.
Join us at our unique event for Financial Services professionals - LifeTalk Live 2018
Soak Up New Thinking
Speakers won't be afraid to challenge
the status quo...
Write It Down
Capture ideas that strike a chord with you, your business and your values...
Take Action
Just one idea could transform your business.  Make a plan and take action...

New thinking for the Financial Services community...

Inspired by the global success of TED and TEDx conferences,
LifeTalk LIVE will share new ideas and insights around the future of Financial Planning, Personal Finance, Online Advice and the Business of Financial Advice.

Over one inspirational day at a prestigious London venue, financial planners, industry experts and thought-leaders will share their own ideas, insights and imagination in the first such event of its kind in Europe within Financial Services.

Up to twenty speakers will have just fifteen minutes each to present their ideas and insights, and we we guarantee no sales presentations!

Expect new thinking, challenging concepts, notions, predictions, wisdom and big, bold ideas - so come with an open mind...

Sharing Ideas...

Since we launched in 2004, the financial advice community has willingly shared ideas, expertise and best practice through our website at – and now we’re excited to bring it to the London stage on the 25th January 2018.

Your Host and Speakers...

Hosted by LifeTalk founder Philip Calvert, confirmed speakers include Ruth Sturkey of The Red House, Dr Lynda Shaw - Business Psychologist, Colin Low of Kingsfleet Wealth, Jeremy Squibb of Serenity Financial Planning and International Goal Achievement Expert David Hyner.  Many more to be announced soon…

LifeTalk Live is all about generating Ideas, Insights and Inspiration. You need to be there, so you should get your ticket now...

"Firms need a culture that fosters innovation and enables advisers to generate ideas"

Citywire Next Generation Forum
Speakers include...

Ruth Sturkey

Ruth is Founder and MD of The Red House, a boutique financial planning firm, and is one of the highest qualified financial planners in the UK holding both Chartered and Certified Financial Planning (CFPcm) accreditation as well as being a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society (FPFS).

She has worked in financial services since 1989, advising wealthy clients and their families.

Dr Lynda Shaw

Two times TEDx speaker, Lynda is a cognitive neuroscientist & business psychologist who works with senior leaders and teams who want to better understand emotional responses of clients to improve business culture and profits.
Lynda has lectured in Psychology and Neuroscience at Brunel University and conducted research on brain function and impairment, specialising in consciousness, emotion and the effects of ageing.

Colin Low

With a Master’s Degree in Financial Planning, Colin is a Chartered Financial Planner with accreditation from the Society of Later Life Advisers.

Founder of Kingsfleet Wealth in Suffolk, Colin is a specialist in developing professional connections.

Jeremy Squibb

From the picturesque Cornish town of Helston, Jeremy is Head of Life Planning at Serenity Financial Planning. 

As well as fully embracing the benefits of technology & social media, Jeremy believes that it is very much that personal touch and deep and genuine understanding of his clients lives which is key to an on-going successful relationship with them – helping them to live the life they truly want. 

Justin King

Justin is a successful, energetic, Financial Planner. A father of two, husband of one, he served as a lifeboatman for over 10 years, raced yachts offshore whilst successfully building an award-winning lifestyle Wealth Management practice from scratch by using speaking, writing and infectious enthusiasm for delivering significant value into clients lives.

David Hyner

Helping top achievers to be “even more effective”, David is a world authority on how to achieve massive goals. David reaches up to 50,000 delegates every year and has presented at over 2000 events worldwide.
“A fantastic speaker with incredible content”

Brian Hill

Alpine Ski Instructor, endurance athlete, and ex Police Officer, Brian Hill runs a successful fixed fee IFA practice in Wiltshire. 

A Certified Nonverbal Communications Trainer, Brian shares his expertise in how Financial Advisers can use and decode Nonverbal Communication to understand their clients better.

Penny Power OBE

Penny Power, OBE is a published author, one of the UK's most inspirational female entrepreneurs and a highly engaging and sought after speaker. In 1998, she co-founded Ecademy, with the aim of helping business people achieve success through online tools, community and friendship.
Penny talks about the asset of Social Capital and how we must seek to grow this as well as our human and financial capital.

Jan Bowen-Nielsen

A highly respected executive coach and European Quality Award winning trainer of financial planners, business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Jan is passionate about helping financial planners have great conversations with their clients.
Jan Bowen-Nielsen

Lisa Kirchenbauer

Joining us from Arlington, Virginia, Stanford graduate & President of Omega Wealth Management Lisa Kirchenbauer  CFP®, RLP® was named the 2014 Financial Planner of the Year by the Financial Planning Association National Capital Area Chapter. She was also recognised on the 2014 “Washingtonian” magazine’s Top Wealth Advisors List. She was also listed as one of Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Financial Professionals for 2015.

Lisa plays classical percussion and is a keen skier and hiker.

Michelle Hoskin

AKA `Little Miss Woww!’ Michelle is the high profile founder and director of Standards International which is the UK’s leading body specialising in training, assessment and certification to ISO 22222, BS 8577 and BS 8453 – the only international quality standards for personal financial planners, financial planning firms and compliance.

Michelle has been selected as one of the world’s top 30 coaches in financial services by The Elite Advisor™.
Michelle Hoskin will be speaking at LifeTalk Live

Derek Arden

Derek Arden is a leading negotiation expert. An international keynote conference speaker & business coach, Derek has studied strategic and tactical negotiation at the Harvard Business School.  He has worked in 27 countries, with 5 business schools and has been a visiting lecturer at the Henley Management College for 12 years. 

Derek was a Director in a large profit centre of a financial institution for 12 years and has negotiated transactions worth 3bn.

Andy Lopata

Whether for career development, business generation or building professional connections, networking is an increasingly vital tool for business - Andy Lopata is THE networking expert.

"One of Europe's Leading Business Networking Strategists" - The Financial Times
"A master of networking" - The Independent
Andy Lopata will be speaking at LifeTalk Live

Catriona Standingford

As the Founder and Director of Brand Financial Training™, over the past 10 years Catriona has helped thousands of financial services exam candidates pass their exams. 

Using knowledge, skills and expertise gained in financial services as well as in her ‘previous life’ as an IT Consultant, Catriona is a strong advocate of virtual teams and automation, and the options and flexibility they can bring to financial advice businesses.
Catriona Standingford

More great speakers to be announced soon...

The Century Club, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.
"London's Best Kept Secret"
Billed as ‘London’s Best Kept Secret’, Century has been welcoming a plethora of arts, media and entertainment movers and shakers through its doors for many years – and includes Soho’s largest rooftop terrace, with views taking in the heart of the West End.
A Valuable Networking Event...
"Never underestimate the importance of connecting with people – in particular those who are playing the game at a higher level. You’ll find yourself engaged in insightful and powerful conversations that spark new ideas, business opportunities, relationships and more…"
Peter Voogd
Best Selling Author and World's leading authority for Generation Y & Entrepreneurs
25th January 2018
Welcome and Coffee:  09.00am
Prompt start:  09.30am
Lunch:  1pm
And relax...  6pm

Each speaker has just fifteen minutes... with no advertisements, no promotions,
no sales pitches.  Just insights, ideas and inspiration to help you and your business.
What attendees said after our first conference...
“Head and shoulders above any conference I have ever attended.” Rebecca Christensen, Nucleus.

“I really couldn't agree more, it was superb! The speakers were excellent, and the content was both interesting and thought-provoking with relevance to financial advisers and providers alike.” Ed Evans, Paraplanning Online

“How refreshing to attend a conference where every talk was fresh, new and exciting. There was no doom and gloom about our industry, instead there was an almost tangible excitement bubbling away over the two days.” Tina Weeks, Serenity Financial Planning

“What an amazing event! I thought it was stunningly successful and could genuinely move the industry forward.” Martin Skinner, Inspired Asset Management
Does this sound good...?!
Who Should Attend?
  •  IFAs, Financial Planners, Financial Life Planners,
             Financial Advisers & Wealth Managers
  •  Paraplanners & Office Support teams
  •  Suppliers, Providers & Business Support experts
  •  Industry Professionals, Networkers & Thought-Leaders
  •  You!
Expect the unexpected, but topics will include:
  • The future of financial advice
  • The importance of the curious brain
  • The impact of online advice
  • The importance of Social Capital in addition to Financial Capital
  • Leveraging new technology in your business
  • Empowering young advisers
  • The art of body language and non-verbal communications for financial advisers
  • Are your goals big enough?
  • Mastering relationships with professional connections
  • Building deep trust with clients
  • New fee charging models
  • Exploring and leveraging new markets
  • The future of learning and development for advisers
  • New developments in marketing for advisers
  • To Brexit and beyond...
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When you sign up, you'll get exclusive access to our private Facebook group for attendees.

Network with other delegates, get additional resources, share ideas of your own and be first to get the lowdown on news about the event...
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  • Limited Release - £237 (Ten places max)
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  • Conference Ticket - £297
Your ticket includes full day conference, membership of private Facebook group, teas, coffees, refreshments, lunch, great networking and amazing company...
LifeTalk Live 2018
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