BIMA Breakfast Mastermind | Workplace Conversations: Team Promotions

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About this event series

Hosted by NW Council Co-Chair Kirstie Buchanan at CTI’s Manchester Office, and chaired by business and leadership coach Caroline Canty of Craft Coaching – BIMA is helping digital businesses tackle tricky workplace topics head-on, with this mini-series of breakfast mastermind events.

Every business has an elephant in the room – a conversation that they really need to have, but don’t know how to go about it.

From sensitive policies to common management situations, having difficult conversations is something everyone struggles with, regardless of your level of seniority within a company. That’s why the NW Council has designed a new mini-series of mastermind events so that you’ll be given the support you need from like-minded peers, whilst having access to an expert coach who can guide the conversation.

This isn’t just another roundtable – you’ll attend with a professional challenge around that month’s topic, and you’ll leave with the clarity, confidence and actionable takeaways you need to go and tackle that situation head-on.

Who, what, when and where?

We know that the type of people this mastermind applies to can vary massively across a business depending on the topic and business structure, so this mastermind isn’t reserved just for the C-Suite – it’s for anyone who has a core problem they’re trying to deal with when it comes to promotions.

This next mastermind is all about:

  • how to handle off-the-cuff conversations, where team members come to you asking for a promotion
  • how to “manage up” effectively when you want to make the case for promotions within your direct reports
  • how to effectively discuss promotions as part of the PDP process

This is all about striking the right leadership tone and motivating your team.

Format: This is a classic mastermind group event; with some key coaching pointers to guide the conversation, each attendee should come with a challenge surrounding that month’s topic, so they can leave with valuable actions to help them.

Agenda: 8:30 am Coffee, pastries and networking on arrival

8:45 am Mastermind discussion, covering attendee challenges

9:45 am Wrap-up with tailored next steps for attendees on their personal challenge

Please note there are only 14 spaces for this event – please book quickly to avoid missing out!

Limited to 14 attendees to allow for discussion.

Speaker line-up:

Caroline Canty, Founder and Director, Craft Coaching

Caroline Canty is the founder and director of Craft Coaching, and a business and leadership coach who specialises in the tech and digital creative sectors. She supports ambitious business owners in getting the most out of their teams and resource, helping them to sell and go to market more effectively, and improving their results in competitive B2B markets. She’s passionate about leadership and management, helping teams to develop high-performance mindsets whilst fostering a supportive “coaching culture” within the businesses she works with.

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Wed, 29 Nov 2023
08:30 - 10:00


CTI Digital,

1st Floor Express Networks 2 3 George Leigh Street, Manchester, M4 4DL


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