What Does Ambition Mean To You?

What Does Ambition Mean To You?

AmbitionNZ is a project that set out to explore what ambition means in New Zealand.

About this Event

Join us for a Kea NZ Talk by Author, Consulting Economist and AmbitionNZ Founder Julie Fry. Julie and her co-author, Hayden Glass have conducted video interviews with a couple of hundred New Zealanders from all walks of life, and collected 1,300 responses to their online survey about ambition.

Their new book, Ambition: What New Zealanders Think and Why It Matters was featured on the cover of the Listener, on The NationQ+ARadio NZ and NBR, and in the Sunday Star Times. It looks at:

• How ambition might be linked to national economic performance, and to individual and societal wellbeing• Questions of national identity and how our views on ambition might change as the New Zealand population changes• Challenges such as poverty and other things that get in the way of people setting and chasing goals for themselves and their families• The science of ambition and achievement.You can purchase a copy of the book on the night for £15, or get a digital version from Amazon.

As an organisation which exists to create high impact connections for the benefit of New Zealand, we look forward to hearing from Julie as she talks about the project and their findings. Robust conversation during question time is encouraged.

Special thanks to our event supporters and ambitious New Zealand businesses, Safe365 who create intelligent health and safety software and award winning wine producers Yealands Estate.

* Top tip, it is free to become a Kea New Zealand member. Join us HERE. Event ticket includes canapes, New Zealand wine and beer.

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Time & Date

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 06:30 PM - Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 09:30 PM


80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TQ

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£11.37 – £16.76