CIMA Coffee Session - How to be a good listener

UK – South East England

01 February, 2022

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm UTC


CIMA Coffee Session - How to be a good listener

Location: UK – South East England

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    1 hour

Our first Coffee Session of the year will be taking place on 01 February and we will be joined by Tim Johnston, an Executive Coach & Mediator. Tim is going to talk about how you can be a good listener in your personal and professional lives.

Learning outcomes

  • How to free your mind to be able to listen deeply to others, techniques to provide a thinking environment for others, how to respond to others in difficult situations
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“The quality of your attention determines the quality of other people’s thinking” – Nancy Kline. Listening to understand, and to provide an environment in which others can do good thinking, is an invaluable skill. Tim will talk about how to work on this skill. He will touch on a number of topics such as body language, empathy, and how to alleviate anxiety of how to respond in difficult situations.

Speaker Details

Tim Johnston is an Executive Coach and Legal Mediator. Based in London, Tim works with a range of clients including Board level executives, financial services professionals, and individuals in transition. He has 25 years of Investment Banking and Hedge Fund experience as a trader, trading manager and leader of business units and global teams.

After graduating in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Oxford University in 1993, Tim joined Goldman Sachs in London as an equity trader. His interest in managing and developing people, in addition to devising and executing business strategy, led him to a management role at Bear Stearns in 2000. From 2003 Tim worked in hedge funds and at the Wellcome Trust in London, before joining JPMorgan in 2010, where he ran the European Cash Equity trading business, and for a period the Global Program Trading business, leaving in 2018.

In 2015 Tim studied part-time at Insead University, completing an Executive Masters in Coaching & Consulting for Change in 2017. On leaving finance, he trained with Barefoot Coaching and is certified by the International Coaching Federation. He also trained as a legal mediator with the London School of Mediation in 2020 and is part of their teaching faculty.

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Duration:1 hour
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Programme outline

Event start time - 12.30pm Event end time - 1.30pm