WILHK Mentoring Workshop Facilitators 

Sarah Stone

Head of Learning and Development, Asia

Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong

 

Sarah heads Learning and Development for the Asia region of Norton Rose Fulbright. She is responsible for implementing her firm's global learning and development strategy in the region and is experienced in working with people to build their leadership, management and personal business skills. Sarah delivers training not only to her firm's lawyers and staff but also to the firm's clients.  Sarah is qualified in a number of psychometric tools designated to enhance individual leadership and personal development. Prior to her move to Hong Kong in 2010, she worked in London with Norton Rose Fulbright and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Sarah will be chairing our first workshop on Thursday, 31 May 2018:

 

“Successful mentoring in practice: How to make the most of the mentor/mentee relationship”

 

This workshop will provide a platform for the paired up mentors and mentees to experiment and explore relationship building with each other. The workshop will take the form of Sarah's introductory sharing followed by facilitated discussions on the topic of mentoring to enable you to prepare to get the best out of your mentor/mentee relationship in the months ahead. The session will look at what the hallmarks of successful mentoring are and specifically will give recommendations on how the mentee and the mentor might approach the relationship. Seasoned mentors in the group should be prepared to contribute their stories and experience as part of the session.



 

Carole Lewis

Executive Coach

ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

Founder, Carole Lewis Leadership Communications and Executive Coaching

 

Carole is an internationally certified professional coach with over twenty years of experience in coaching, facilitation and training.   She specializes in supporting senior leaders in developing highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.  She has lived in Hong Kong since 1997 where she provides highly specialized coaching and training solutions for organizations looking to build trust within their leadership teams, enhance overall communications and move conversations from being transactional to transformational.  She has supported legal professionals from C-Suite executives to partners to help them communicate with clarity, confidence and conviction in order to build strong teams and drive business results. 

 

Carole will be chairing our second workshop on Thursday, 28 June 2018:

 

“Networking for Success”

 

What does it take to have a truly meaningful conversation? 

Is this possible in a networking event when you only have a few minutes to make an impression? 

 

Love it or hate it, networking and building relationships are necessary skills in today’s connected world.  Ignoring this can impact the opportunities you receive and your career progress, whether as a lawyer or not.

 

Carole will share with us her views on how to move beyond the usual networking chit-chat to being able to make connections, leave positive impressions and get results you want.     

 

This highly engaging workshop introduces 3 keys to engaging others in more meaningful and impactful conversations. These simple steps can be applied to everything from a networking event, to one on one conversations or large meetings. 

 

You will:

•              Discover the simple science behind building connections

•              Learn 3 easy steps to engaging others in meaningful conversations

•              Practise new techniques through role play and practice groups

 

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Carole's Qualifications

  • PCC (Professional Certified Coach) with the International Coach Federation

  • Results Certified Coach with the Neuroleadership Institute

  • Trained Ontological Coach

  • Certificate in Neuroleadership from the Neuroleadership Institute

  • Trained Conversational Intelligence ® (C-IQ) Practitioner

  • Certified to deliver Harrison Assessments leadership development assessments. 

  • BA Adult Education

  • Advanced knowledge in neuroleadership, communications, meeting management, facilitation, experiential learning and accelerated learning techniques.

 

Carole's Affiliations

  • International Coach Federation Global – Professional Certified Coach

  • Hong Kong International Coaching Community - Past President 2011- 2013, Board Member 2008 – 2017

  • Member International Coach Federation – Global and Hong Kong

  • Neuroleadership Institute – Senior trainer and facilitator for global organization providing Neuroscience based change programs since 2007

  • The Women’s Foundation Hong Kong – Mentor coach for the TWF mentoring program and service provider for women’s mentoring program

Dr Andrea (Andy) Lowe

Executive Coach

Managing Partner of AJLowe Consulting

 

 

Andy has been providing executive coaching to a range of organizations since 2002 and is often engaged by partners at Magic Circle firms as well as in- house general counsel. Previously she led regional functions at Goldman Sachs, managed an HR consulting practice at EY in Hong Kong and served as a faculty member at Edinburgh University in the UK.  In addition to being accredited by three different professional coaching bodies, Andy has a PhD in Cognitive Psychology & Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh University and a first class joint-honours BA in Psychology and Linguistics.  She has lived and worked in Asia since 1989, was a fellow of the HK Institute of Directors, an elected Board member of ESF and currently serves as chair of one of the ESF councils.

 

Andy will be chairing our third workshop on Thursday September 13, 2018:

 

“Difficult conversations and how to make them easier”

 

The more senior a leader is, the more important it is for her to be able to have difficult conversations. In a recent, informal survey of 60 partners and in-house general counsel in Hong Kong, the issue of difficult conversations was classified as one of the top three day-to-day challenges experienced.

 

This workshop will help you understand:

  • Personal factors that undermine our efforts to have difficult conversations

  • What to do and what NOT to do

  • Four simple, practical steps to make your next difficult conversation easier

 

Come to this session ready for an interactive discussion where you will be invited to share experiences in a safe and confidential environment. In order to make this workshop as practical as possible, please come having already identified one or two current real-life conversations about which you are concerned, worried or otherwise challenged.

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