MEET THE COUNCIL - Networking BBQ and CPD 'The Quiet Power of Reflection'

Edenwood Place
Thursday, 27 June 2024
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (UK time)
    • Lewis Byford, Co-Founder, Anthony George

Speaker: Lewis Byford, Co-Founder of Anthony George

Thursday 27th June 2024

We look forward to welcoming you from 5.30pm for networking at Edenwood Place, 15 Old Chatham Road, Bluebell Hill, Aylesford, ME20 7EZ. A buffet BBQ will be served and our engaging speaker will present at around 6.30pm.



Come along to the wonderful Edenwood Place for an evening of BBQ, networking and even gain some CPD.

We have a wonderful local market but now that the world has embraced hybrid working we rarely get opportunities to network. Your Mid-Kent Council are hosting a BBQ to give you a chance to meet them and learn more about how the local institiute works, but also to network and meet other likeminded individuals locally.

Our Speaker:

Lewis Byford co-founded Antony George, the UK's first subscription-based recruitment agency focused exclusively on the financial planning sector. While also enhancing the corporate culture and business strategies of its client companies. Beyond recruitment, the firm hosts the largest WhatsApp community groups in the industry, fostering long-term support and meaningful relationships. With a commitment to being different, motivational, and positive, Antony George is reshaping the landscape of financial planning recruitment. Outside of work Lewis enjoys Yoga, Cycling, Journalling and spending time with his family.

Title: The Quiet Power of Reflection

The benefits of journaling as a reflective practice. Lewis Byford, the speaker, emphasises how creating a habit of journaling can positively impact various aspects of one's life. He shares insights into how journaling helps in feeling more positive, gaining clarity, reducing stress, improving sleep, enhancing productivity, boosting physical health, and increasing brain function.

Key Takeaways:

1. Enhanced Mental and Physical Health: Journaling regularly leads to significant improvements in mental health by fostering a positive mindset, reducing stress, and enhancing sleep quality. It also boosts physical health by strengthening the immune system and accelerating recovery times from illnesses.

2. Increased Productivity and Focus: By organising thoughts and setting clear goals through writing, individuals are 42% more likely to achieve their objectives. Journaling also clears mental clutter, which enhances focus and decision-making capabilities.

3. Long-Term Habit Formation: The document underscores the importance of integrating journaling into daily routines, linking it to existing habits to ensure its longevity and effectiveness. This approach helps sustain the practice, making the benefits more pronounced and long-lasting.

This summary and the key points highlight the transformative power of journaling, as presented by Lewis Byford, making a compelling case for adopting this practice into everyday life.

  • Edenwood Place
  • 15 Old Chatham Road, Blue Bell Hill
  • Aylesford
  • ME20 7EZ

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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