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Coaching programme: How to flourish as a senior in-house lawyer   Part 1

Here at CLL we are offering you the chance to attend a online, three part coaching programme developed by Pennington Hennessy Ltd, and delivered by Jamie Pennington.

  • Event date: 22 February 2024 12:00 PM
  • Event type: Workshop
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Provided by: Pennington Hennessy Ltd and The Centre for Legal Leadership

Build on your strengths, not weaknesses.

This coaching programme explains how you can flourish, by identifying your underlying strengths and then maximising their use. The programme is built on the research of Professor Martin Seligman - father of positive psychology - based on thousands of studies into what helps people flourish.  This is the first time that this has been offered in a webinar format.

This programme has helped dozens of lawyers:

  • develop enhanced self-awareness regarding personal strengths and values;
  • increase confidence;
  • improve resilience and adaptability in the face of challenges;
  • achieve a greater overall well-being and satisfaction in personal and professional life; and
  • develop a personalised road-map for ongoing growth and development.

Each session will take place over a lunch period and last for approximately 90 minutes.

Webinar One: Discovering your Strengths

  • Introduction to the VIA inventory of strengths.
  • Understanding signature strengths.
  • Identifying signature strengths.

Spaces will be limited and the ideal audience will be senior or established in-house lawyers but we are open to all those who think they will benefit from this unique opportunity.

About Jamie Pennington
Jamie is a Visiting Professor at The University of Law, where he focuses on leadership and management. He has spent over 25 years coaching and training lawyers both in-house and in private practice.  His first career was in Military Intelligence. He has an MBA from London Business School and an MA in Coaching from Warwick.
About the research that lies behind the programme – The VIA Institute on Character (VIA)

The VIA Institute
The Via Character 24 Strengths model is based upon research undertaken by the VIA Institute on Character.  The institute is a is a 100% non-profit organisation and is heavily research-based which puts it in sharp contrast to most other character type models.

How is an understanding of your VIA Character Strengths useful?
The research shows that once an individual understands their own Character Strengths, applying these strengths can lead to greater individual flourishing, academic achievement, and workplace success, as well as other benefits.

Major corporations such as IBM, Coca Cola, PWC and the US Military use the VIA Strengths system because they have seen benefits that can come from the recognition and encouragement of a person's strengths.

Character strengths are traitā€like, in that they are used in day-to-day activities almost automatically. The research shows, however, that over time an individual can learn to better utilise their strengths to improve their sense of self and can learn how to flourish.

To register please fill out the form below.

For other sessions please use the following links:

Webinar Two:  Leverage your Strengths. 21 March 2024

Webinar Three: Sustaining growth and progress. 25 April 2024