Seminar: The Role of Coaching in Personal, Professional and Organisational Growth

Date: Tuesday 1st October 2019 Venue: The offices of Shepherd & Wedderburn, 10 St. Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AL Registration, breakfast & networking: 8.15-8.45 am Formal Session: 8.45-10.45 am Coffee & networking: 10.45 -11.30am During this interactive session we will be joined by Alistair Hall, Global Head of Marketing Operations for Aberdeen Standard Investments and Johan Cras, UK Managing Director of Kempen (Fiduciary Management) who will share their personal and professional insights and experiences of executive coaching. Carole Ritchie, Head of HR for law firm

Do leaders need to exhibit confidence to succeed? And what is the role of vulnerability? By Jane Welsh

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic’s book ‘Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?’ suggests that we assume a correlation between confidence and competence that doesn’t exist. As a result, confident (and even over-confident) people end up in leadership roles. Hardwiring from our early roots dealing with ever present danger and the fight for survival may not be helpful in the 21st century. Tomas suggests that we take too much comfort from the confidence of our leaders even when we are dealing with highly complex situations that are