Powerful Communication For Professionals
Communication skills remain a differentiator in the workplace. In this dynamic, enjoyable, and interactive session Neil digests his years of experience as a Civil Law Barrister, International Public Speaking champion, and as a global keynote speaker, imparting the secrets that will help delegates get the basics right, develop their confidence and technical skill, whilst owning their unique power as a speaker.
This course is designed to give professionals the edge when negotiating on behalf of clients. Building from the ground up, the course tools participants with key definitions, concepts, styles and principles of negotiation. The core model being taught is the strong win-win model. Often overlooked is the concept of mindset and self-management. This course introduces delegates to the power of presence, empathy, intuition, and intentionality within negotiation. The course concludes with the rules of engagement, expert-moves, persuasion, delivery, boundaries and tactics.
Powerful Interviewing For Lawyers
Interviewing skills are foundational to the success of every case. Without the facts, everything else falls apart. The quality of information that arises during an interview will be dependent on the skill and technique of the interviewer. Often, underestimated in their complexity, the inadequacy of interviewing skills often leads to a nasty surprise, or the failure of the case. In this session, delegates will develop the skills of genuine welcoming, listening, questioning, reassuring, persuading, spotting guesses, and much more.
A Mindful Guide to Challenging Conversations
How much time is lost fretting about a high-risk conversation with a client or colleague, and ruminating after the event on how it could have gone so much better? Conflict is a multi-sensory experience that churns the stomach, leaving us feeling emotional, angry, and out of control. It can turn a good day bad in a matter of seconds. As a result, most professionals would like to feel more skillful within conflict and more consistently able to represent their best self. In this dynamic and practical session we journey boldly towards increased self-awareness, naming our values within conflict, and growing in emotional intelligence. Our aim, to lead courageously whether conflict is present or absent, and to communicate precisely, honestly, and compassionately.