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05Dec WIN Yorkshire - The Confidence Academy Leeds We all know that being a technical expert is no longer enough and that there are many other skills required to be a confident and successful lawyer. This in-depth workshop will look at what confidence means to you and explore the essential psychological, physical and vocal skills required to demonstrate confidence, along with understanding personality and persuasion styles and the essential role of authenticity.This half-day Confidence Academy is intended to be extremely practical, engaging and individually rewarding. === Workshop Outline The workshop will look at the following and will be run by two highly experienced, qualified and engaging communication experts. * What does confidence mean to you? * Psychological aspects of confidence * Physical aspects of confidence * Presenting with confidence * Authenticity * Personality and persuasion * Speaking to be heard === About your trainer Founder of the de Burgh Group, Luan de Burgh is a recognised business communication expert and has worked with a wide variety of clients in the worlds of business, politics, media, sport and entertainment. He has an MA in Voice & Speech (University of London, CSSD) and specialises in public speaking, presentation and impact and influence and draws on his extensive experience to deliver speeches in the UK, USA, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Russia and Asia which are engaging, entertaining and informative. He is a regular commentator in the media on communication, often on the BBC, as well as writing extensively on communication in business and has lectured at BPP, London University and RADA amongst other places. Luan’s first book on Speaking in Public will be published later this year.
27Feb WIN Yorkshire - Happiness - A Fuel for Success Leeds An overwhelming body of research has now been published that demonstrates conclusively the strong links between happiness and success. In other words – happiness leads to success, not the other way around. Better conflict resolution skills; higher work performance on a variety of metrics; greater earning capacity; enhanced health; even longevity! The list is endless. What actually makes people happy? Why does it matter (especially for lawyers)? Can you do anything to increase your happiness? Join us to find out. === Workshop Outline In this two hour interactive session, we will explore: * What is “happiness”? * Why does it matter? * Why does it especially matter for lawyers? * How can you measure it? * What actually makes people happy? * Can you do anything to increase your happiness? === About your speaker Michael has a long-standing love of learning and development and a passion for law. With 17 years as a litigator (seven as a partner in private practice) and a decade at Kissing With Confidence he is at the leading edge of business development for lawyers. He has delivered business development to lawyers all over the UK and internationally to the highest levels, from one-to-one to one to many. He is also key to the continuous development of our programmes. He has astonishing energy in front of a group, so believes in relaxing as often as is feasible. This includes motorbikes, kit cars, model airplanes, running, canoeing and drinking sauvignon blanc. All done every weekend, with his wife and kids, in a small village in north-west Scotland.

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