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
Just imagine entering 2021 with the same state of mind as when we start a new job!
2021 FRESH MINDSET – rediscovering that same energy and find out more on what it takes in this article (link)
Dive into the future of the legal profession: letting go and letting come
The tipping point in a change process: from « I have to » to « I want to »
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).
Crisis leadership #4
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).
Crisis leadership #3
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).
Crisis Leadership #2
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).
Crisis leadership #1
ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP – A crisis like the Coronavirus puts leadership under the spotlight – it evolves faster than we can adapt, putting a lot of pressure on leaders. This short brief, the first in a series, explores implications (link to article).
Lost your mojo?
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).
How leaders can gain more influence by letting go
Article on the process of collective decision making in teams and finding the balance between over directive and over participative styles of leadership (link).
Faster alone vs further together
The inner mechanics of cooperation in the professions. Annual conference of the French Prosthodontics Society (link)
Know thyself and grow your career
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).
Lost in words?
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).
Tired of hearing the same things in your team meetings?
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
The psychology of cooperative behaviour in Professional Service Firms
Talk at the annual #JDHorizons conference in London.
Partnership for life & life after partnership – what is the deal?
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.
The shortening career of partners
Reconnecting partners with entrepreneurship
My talk at the largest Legal conference in Spain on sources of growth for law firms (link).
Leadership Succession in law firms: continuity or renewal?
Recently published chapter on leadership succession in IBA sponsored book on Leadership in Law firms (more details)
Mentoring millennials – what does it change?
Masterclass on mentoring at the annual conference of International Bar Association (more information)
Is this it? Career perspectives for senior partners
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)
Why would partners need coaching?
Speaking on coaching needs of senior lawyers and partners at the Portuguese Association of Law Firm in Lisbon.
Towards a shorter career?
Emerging trends on partners’ careers
leadership in law firms
Chapter on « Leadership » in newly published book on Law Firm Strategy & Management (in French)
benchmark on careers
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.
coaching needs of lawyers
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
leadership programme at Sciences-Po school
Facilitation of a programme at Sciences-Po school of law on Law firm leadership online casino gids in February 2013. See brochure for details.
in the press
Article in French business magazine l’AGEFI on experienced-based learning for leadership development programmes (link)