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Available On-Demand - Publication Date: 05/09/2024
60 minutes

Overview (Program Summary)

In the legal update will be covering the following:

  • Understanding the Stress: In this segment, we will uncover the underlying causes contributing to stress and overwhelm in IHL roles. From navigating complex crises to balancing responsibilities, we'll shed light on the unique challenges faced by IHL professionals.
  • The Essential Leadership Skills for Managing Stress/Overwhelm: Effective leadership is crucial in managing stress and overwhelm. We'll discuss the key leadership skills essential for IHL professionals to navigate through turbulent times. Whether it's self-management, people management, or work management, we'll explore how honing these skills can alleviate stress and enhance overall well-being.
  • Strategies to Manage Stress/Overwhelm: We'll present three practical strategies tailored to address stress and overwhelm in IHL roles:
    • Self-Management: Discover techniques to cultivate self-awareness, emotional regulation, and resilience. Learn how prioritizing self-care and setting boundaries can empower you to thrive amidst adversity.
    • People Management: Explore strategies for effective communication, conflict resolution, and team building. Through real-life examples from our In-House Lawyers Leadership Programme participants, understand how fostering positive relationships and leveraging team dynamics can mitigate stress and enhance collaboration.
    • Work Management: Gain insights into goal setting, and strategic planning. Explore how optimizing workflows, delegating tasks, and embracing agile practices can streamline operations and reduce workload pressure.
  • Introduction to the ILLP: As a bonus, we'll provide an overview of our Integrated Leadership Learning Program (ILLP) and how it equips IHL professionals with the necessary skills to thrive in demanding environments. From personalized coaching to experiential learning, discover how the ILLP empowers leaders to navigate challenges with confidence and resilience.

Join us as we unravel the truth behind stress in IHL roles and equip you with actionable strategies to lead with clarity, purpose, and resilience.

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