Our team of Professional Service Firm focused Partners and Associates invite you to participate in our next client day at the Møller Institute to explore the strategies and leadership of professional service firms.
As ever, we promise you a full and stimulating day with like-minded colleagues full of new insight and research including:
- Leading smart people
- Leading across generations
- Communicating effectively with cognitive difference
- Resilience and resourcefulness
- High performing teams
- Legal services market update
- In-house views on buying
- Engaging globally distributed teams in the innovation process
Places are limited and by invitation only. Full agenda below.
09:30 – Arrival and refreshments
10:00 – Welcome – Des Woods, Partner, Møller Institute.
10:10 – Leading Smart People – Mike Mister and Arun Singh will be exploring the peculiar situation where we lead people who are at least as smart as we are. And yes, they have a new book out soon on this topic! – details of that here
10:40 – Leading across the Generations – Kevin Doolan and Alexis Caught will be presenting new research and insight into the complex issue of inter-generational leadership and how older leaders cope with younger followers who hold different expectations and world views.
11:10 – Break
11:30 – Communicating effectively across cognitive difference – Carrie Fletcher, A Sloan Fellow based at London Business School and a Møller Institute Associate, will lead us through some of the tensions created between people and within teams based on differences in thinking and cognitive perspective.
12:00 – Resilience and resourcefulness – Rachel Thompson will share a new empirically grounded framework for remaining resourceful (which re-frames resilience) developed with high achievers in mind.
12:30 – High Performing Teams – Olympic Gold Medallist, Lawyer and Ex-GC Johnny Searle, will take us through some of the current research and practical realities of being part of a winning team.
13:00 – Networking lunch
14:00 – What’s happening in the legal services market? – A 30 minute tour of trends and the performance of firms – Paul Browne.
14:30 – Why would I buy from you? – James Ratcliffe a senior in-house lawyer and Møller contributor will share with us the issues involved in working and relating to professional buyers in clients.
15:00 – Break
15:30 – Going Remote – engaging globally distributed teams in the innovation process– Adam Billing and Duncan Brannan from Treehouse Innovation, will guide us through the complexities of engaging and collaborating in virtual and remote working.
16:00 – Drinks and networking
When – Thursday 23 May 2019, 10:00 – 15:30
Where – The Møller Centre, Churchill College Cambridge – Directions
Parking – Free on-site parking