Research shows that remote working has led to meeting inflation, beyond the good advice to make meetings more efficient, we may need to question why we need to be in the meeting! Find out more (link) at the Kets de Vries Institute
2021 FRESH MINDSET – rediscovering that same energy and find out more on what it takes in this article (link)
Virtual talk, with Positive Leadership Prof Noémie Le Pertel to top 300 managers at European Central Bank on what it takes to become an actor of change as its reorganises its Supervision arm (link).
ADAPTING TO POST-COVID WORLD – how can executives prepare a re-entry strategy in a context when so much has changed externally yet so much is still the same inside in the company? (link to article).
ONE TEAM IN ADVERSITY? – Over the last weeks I had conversations with a few clients about how these “out of the ordinary” times generate extra-ordinary team solidarity. What is behind that solidarity, how to maintain it once the imperative of acting as “one team” may be fading? (link to article).
SURVIVAL & RESILIENCE – how our minds plays tricks on us and influence our behaviours as much as the external environment. More from survival experts in this second brief series (link to article).
In my latest blog I discuss the challenges and value of life cycles including mid-life and other mini-existential crises that we go through (link).
Article on the process of collective decision making in teams and finding the balance between over directive and over participative styles of leadership (link).
The inner mechanics of cooperation in the professions. Annual conference of the French Prosthodontics Society (link)
Article on the various career cycle a lawyer will go through, and how each cycle is an opportunity for growth. In Journal of Modern Legal Practice (link).
What happens when words in a dialogue are insufficient to really understand what is said? What can be done about it? Find out more with my latest blog (link).
When dialogue is not what you think and how we can sometimes be trapped by words, so why not use more visuals? Check out my blog post (link) at the Kets de Vries Institute
Talk at the annual #JDHorizons conference in London.
Talk at the annual Summit of Law in Paris ( more details on Trophée du Droit 2017) at the roundtable on law firm management on 16 March 2017.
My talk at the largest Legal conference in Spain on sources of growth for law firms (link).
Recently published chapter on leadership succession in IBA sponsored book on Leadership in Law firms (more details)
Masterclass on mentoring at the annual conference of International Bar Association (more information)
Speaking at the 2015 conference of International Bar Association on trends in partners’ careers at a session co-sponsored by the Senior Lawyers and Law Firm Management Committees (more information)
Speaking on coaching needs of senior lawyers and partners at the Portuguese Association of Law Firm in Lisbon.
Chapter on « Leadership » in newly published book on Law Firm Strategy & Management (in French)
Bi-annual Europe-wide study on partners » careers
A bi-annual study and benchmark on career trends applied to professional service firms.
Executive summary of the study (download pdf).
“Career twilight? an emerging trend in career planning for senior partners and executives” – Managing Partner Forum conference.
Chapter on “Coaching needs of lawyers » in newly published book on Mentoring and Coaching on behalf of International Bar Association (details).
“Citizen lawyers Forum: Social responsibilities of lawyers” – Aspen Institute conference, June 2013 & 2014, Madrid.
“Unconventional approaches to leadership” – Agro & Mines Engineering Schools Alumni conference