17/04/2018 – Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

Communicating Confidently

WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking

Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit from professional actress and business leader, Mairi McHaffie

A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

Tuesday 17 April 2018 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm at

Lloyds Banking Group, 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN


This interactive seminar will help you to build your visual, verbal and mindset toolkit to:

  • understand how you visually communicate and how this can influence others
  • create your powerful prologue and increase your positive impact
  • learn tips on how to speak up at meetings and build rapport with clients
  • develop a personal avatar to tap into by exploring our values

This seminar will comprise of discussion groups, physical posturing (standing or siting) and engaging with others to explore learning.

  • 17.45 Registration & pre-networking
  • 18.30 Welcome and Speed Networking with Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director, WeAreTheCity
  • 18.40 Keynote session: Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit
  • 19.40 Q+A
  • 19.50 Networking and canapes
  • 20.45 Event close

This session is free for Careers Club individuals, corporate members of Careers Club and WATC Rising Star winners. Please book your spaces via the Careers Club portal.

Book Your Place Here

About our speaker

Mairi McHaffieMairi is an Impact Expert and CEO of Scene Change Creative Consultants Ltd, providers of bespoke people development and talent initiatives across the sectors. She is Director of Coaching Squared™, an award nominated cross organisational leadership development programme spanning the diversity strands which has been shortlisted for several diversity awards and is registered on the Civil Service Learning Framework.

She is founder of the House of Commons Women into Leadership (WIL) programme and has designed and delivered successful Presentation Skills workshops for their Senior HR Leadership Team. In 2018 she will again take up her role as Storytelling Expert for the Pan European Coca Cola Enterprises WIL Programme.

She is a senior trainer for Civil Service Learning and associate trainer for various global consultancies. As part of the core delivery team for the year-long PwC/ HMRC Module 48 programme, she led bespoke role-play sessions on the highest scoring elective “Communicating Confidently with Customers and Advisors”.

As a trained professional actress and BBC TV presenter, Mairi uses her skills to enable individuals and groups to communicate and present better, build confidence, increase visibility and align personal branding to organisational values.

As a sought-after speaker, Mairi regularly speaks across the City with practical sessions on confidence and influencing skills combining her theatrical training with the work of Harvard social psychologist, Prof Amy Cuddy.

Mairi has been a judge on the BBC Apprentice Final as part of a team of business experts assessing the market potential of a key product and is a judge for the prestigious WeAreTheCity.com Rising Stars Awards for female pipeline talent across industries. She is the mother of two young boys, a School Governor and occasionally dabbles in stand-up comedy.


Book Your Place Here


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