Be More Pirate! with Sam Conniff Allende

November 21 | 18:30 - 19:30

Edinburgh Adults Panel Event / Author Reading Local Interest

As part of Book Week Scotland we are delighted to welcome Sam to talk about his new book Be More Pirate. Here's a short synopsis from his website: "From rogues to role models: Be More Pirate reveals the radical strategies of Golden Age pirates, and updates them into clear solutions for making your mark on the 21st Century. Be More Pirate draws parallels between the strategy and innovation of legends like Henry Morgan with modern day rebels, like Elon Musk, Malala and Blockchain, and reveals how to apply their tactics to life and work today. Voted Financial Times Book of the Month & Shortlist's Read of the Week." Sam is a multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur, with 10 successful start-ups to his name, including the Bafta Winning content agency; Don’t Panic, the genre defining interactive TV Series Dubplate Drama; and the industry leading Creative Youth Network; Livity. He’s a consultant to brands from Red Bull to Roald Dahl as well as Governments, think tanks and policy makers. Sam has been a mentor to thousands of young entrepreneurs and is now a sought after public speaker on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Leadership and Youth.

Free (ticketed)

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0131 529 5665

Venue information

Stockbridge Library

11 Hamilton Place


Ground level access. Accessible toilet

Contact details

0131 529 5665

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