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Engaging Leadership: the human connection

19 November 2021 |9:30 am - 12:00 pm GMT


This event is in partnership with Academi Wales.

Chaired by Shereen  Williams MBE (Chief Executive of the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales), Gemma Morgan (Speaker and Leadership Coach) will capture your attention with her personal narrative of how she worked out what she chooses to stand for.

We are now facing the reality of life beyond the pandemic and its related restrictions. We are now having to come to terms with living and working with endemic COVID. It is likely, that for many, life will continue to be quite tough. Laced with fatigue, conflict, restructures, economic pressures in all sectors and within many households, we are not yet into calm waters.

Therefore, this event focuses on supporting those in leadership roles to draw on their personal  courage and resilience to stay true to their leadership values, essential to engaging others to join them on their mission and journey.

Learning aims:

  • To explore the role of courage and resilience in engaging leadership
  • To assist attendees to identify strategies that will assist them to find the necessary courage and resilience to stay true to their values

The morning event will consist of:

09:15 onwards – log in and enter the room

09:30 Welcome and introduction by Shereen Williams MBE OStJ, session chair

09:40 A keynote presentation by Gemma Morgan (30minutes)

10:10 Q&A session with Gemma, facilitated by Shereen

10:30 A short comfort break

10:40 Gemma will then facilitate a reflective workshop for attendees, which will include breakout discussions. This will be an exploration of strategies, techniques to help us be resilient and brave in the face of reality, conflict, and fatigue.

11:10 Key observations by Shereen

11:15 The final session of the morning will be a conversation, Chaired by Shereen, with a small panel, entitled ‘Exploring further the role of courage and resilience in engaging leadership’.

This panel members, chaired by Shereen Williams, will include Gemma Morgan, Ben Cottam (Head of Wales, FSB Wales) and the final panelist will be confirmed soon.

11:55 Final observations, feedback and thanks by Shereen

12:00 Close


19 November 2021
9:30 am - 12:00 pm GMT
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