Remote working: How to keep it happy, healthy and productive

Remote working: How to keep it happy, healthy and productive

Many of us are currently working from home or remotely for the first time. Remote working while observing social distancing poses a number of challenges. Discover the tips, tools and strategies to make the experience happier, healthier and more productive for you and those you are at home with.

Quick tips on working remotely 

Petris has kindly shared some short (2min) videos in addition to the presentation:

Details

  • This is a webinar. When you register, you will be sent details of how to log in to the session.
  • Length: 1 hour
  • CPD points: Members will earn 1 CPD unit in Core Area 2 (CPD points will accrue to the purchaser only)
  • Cost (incl GST): $88 per person
  • This webinar was originally presented on 9 April 2020. Access will expire on 8 April 2021.

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.3% surcharge may be incurred on online payments. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email.

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. CPD Events — In the case of CPD events, for cancellations made within two working days of the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.

Definitions: 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'Young Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means a full time student studying law at a recognised Australian tertiary institution.

The Law Society is enforcing social distancing and spacing measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events. 

If you are sick, have recently visited a COVID hot-spot, or are in close contact with someone in either situation, please stay at home.

Many of our upcoming CPD sessions will now be available either online or in-person and some have the offer of live streaming. Each CPD event advertised on our website will provide details about the online options available in that session. 

If sessions offer recordings, when you register, please let us know if you'd prefer to watch the CPD online (either live, or at a later date). If you choose the live-stream option you can still interact, ask questions, and be a meaningful participant at the seminar.

For more information about online CPD, please contact Carissa on carissa.webster@actlawsociety.asn.au.

 

 

Single ticket $115.00 (GST incl.) Register

Schedule

Speakers

Petris Lapis, B Com LLB LLM FIPA FFA

Petris is one of the our most popular speakers! She has nearly 25 years’ experience as a conference and seminar presenter, and her passion, enthusiasm and humour are loved by audiences across Australia. She is passionate about helping professionals thrive and succeed. Petris works remotely most of the time and is happy to share the tips she has discovered for making it work for her.

Petris holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology. In 2015 she was made an honorary Fellow of The Institute Of Public Accountants for service to the profession. She has worked in the taxation division of one of the world’s largest accounting firms, in banking, been a University law lecturer (specialising in advanced legal subjects for post-graduate students), an external author for CCH Australia, the director and senior trainer of a tax training organisation (Tax Matters Pty Ltd) and the director and senior trainer of Petris Lapis Pty Ltd (providing non-technical skills to business). She has consulted to the corporate, government and non-profit sectors and has been an accredited Senior Mindfulness Trainer with the Potential Project.

Testimonials

"The presenter is really engaging and funny. I would highly recommend this session to my friends and colleagues."

"You are one of the most genuine, positive, funny, enthusiastic — and knowledgeable – people it has been my pleasure to meet. Spending time in your company is like bathing in pure joy! Thank you for your insights that I have used on many occasions both professionally and with family and friends."

"Always entertaining and educational. Always entertaining and engaging. Always a great presentation. Great, fresh approach. Great speaker, very engaging. Lots of fun and self awareness, great presentation skills. Interesting and fun."

"Your humour, passion, storytelling ability, insightfulness, clarity of presentation and the way you continually checked in re proceeding in a way that felt comfortable for all of us was greatly appreciated. There is enough pressure in our job & for it to be okay to ‘be there as we are’ & to honour that while still encouraging us to ‘move into a new space’ made it easy and non-threatening for everyone to join in in a relaxed manner."

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