Free Seminar Series Oct 21 - Communicating to listen and connect

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Part of World of Work Project's popular free lunchtime seminar programme-cover the basics of communications receipt skills as a leader

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In this online seminar, we talk through some useful practical models you can use to reflect on and improve your communications skills with particular focus on listening and connecting.

As always, James and Jane will include theory, practical application and top tips so you can:

  • Understand the concepts of and role of being heard and understood,
  • Know some simple models of listening and questioning
  • Gain some practical actions you can opt to take to implement your learning.
  • Think critically about the role of communication for employees, managers and/or leaders
  • Take away Jane and James' top tips from experience.

World of Work 2021 Seminar Programme

What Is it? The World of Work Projects' 2021 Seminar programme is a series of monthly, 55 minute online seminars on topics designed to inform and support you to improve your effectiveness as a manager and/or leader. Topics are chosen with managers of small teams and projects in mind but are relatable to everyone and anyone who is always looking to improve their ways of working.

What are the topics? In 2021, the subjects are

  • 26-Jan Resilience & wellbeing
  • 23-Feb Personal Values
  • 23-Mar Leading & Managing
  • 27-Apr Communicating to listen and connect
  • 25-May Remote Leading/ Managing
  • 22-Jun Feedback
  • 27-Jul Personal Values
  • 24-Aug Resilience & wellbeing
  • 28-Sep Leading & Managing
  • 26-Oct Communicating to listen and connect
  • 23-Nov Hybrid Management (TBC)
  • 21-Dec Goal Setting (TBC)

Free Series - This seminar is part of World of Work Project's free programme of events in 2021. As a community interest company, we are passionate about providing access to leadership and management learning for all. If you wish to support our initiative please feel free to check our Patreon page.

About Us - To learn more about the World of Work Project, our Community Interest Company and the work we do, please visit our website.

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The seminar will be led by James Carrier and Jane Stewart, from the World of Work Project. They help individuals, leaders and organisations grow, develop and fulfil their potential at work.  Our focus is on supporting leaders and managers who want to improve peoples experience of work in their workplace. Find out more at or check out the World of Work podcast

James is a coach and organisational development consultant with extensive experience in delivering coaching, organisational and leadership development programmes. Check him out and say hi to James on twitter or LinkedIn.

Jane is a facilitator, mentor and work psychologist. She has a wealth of leadership and people development experience, specialising in non-profit organisations. Check her out and say hi to Jane on twitter or LinkedIn.

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