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Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: are you an imposter?

Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and Barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC explore a common phenomenon among many high performing professionals – so-called “Imposter Syndrome”. Eight years ago Sylvie graduated from a prestigious law school and landed a great job at a high profile global law firm. She has far exceeded her male colleague […]

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: empower yourself with empathy

This week, Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and Barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss empathy – what it means, how it can support us, and how to cultivate it. Empathy is the most mysterious exchange we can have with another person. It is accessible to all of us.  We just have to be […]

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Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: Drinking alcohol and staying well

This week Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and Barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss the role of alcohol in the legal profession and what steps can be taken by those who want to manage their relationship with alcohol. Without doubt, many people enjoy a drink, and lawyers are conspicuous among them.  Drinking alcohol […]

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: How to recognise fear and overcome it

This week, Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss how to recognise fear and overcome it. What is fear? In both our professional and personal lives fear has the ability to leave us incapacitated. Fear is a natural, universal phenomenon that affects everyone, men and women equally, and […]

Structuring case studies into compelling stories

Having appreciated the power of telling stories in pitches, it is essential to remember that just because you have various case studies to choose from you mustn’t simply reel them off, point-by-point with no thought as to the relevance of the topic to the audience or without even a nod to simple storytelling techniques. So […]

Lo♥︎ing legal life: Is your career held back by your childhood?

This week, Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss how family upbringing can manifest in behavior at work that limits professional performance and the realisation of full potential. Look in the mirror when you get ready for work in the morning. Who do you see? A familiar face, […]

The power of the story – and why the corporate world ignores it

No one cares about your strategic staircase. 
No one cares about your bottom line orientation. No one cares about your global talent sustainability imperative to nurture robust future leaders… But everyone cares about a good story. We like stories. Stories are part of our lives; stories are what inspire and motivate us; we have been […]

Your client wasn’t always your client

You’ve met a potential client who you feel you would be able to help considerably and work with very well and you’ve arranged a coffee to have a chat. It’s all very informal and light touch at this stage, but you make sure that everything is just as it should be. A smart café (remembering […]

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