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The Power Of Curiosity

Posted on Feb 18, 2018 in Blog, Marketing, Professional Development

When you are truly curious about everyone you meet, you sometimes stumble upon amazing connections and opportunities. The trick is to open yourself up to the idea that other people are interesting and important and to allow the business opportunities to come second. I am confident the opportunities will happen, but allow them to be a happy secondary gain, not your main focus.

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Perfect Timing!

Posted on Feb 11, 2018 in Blog, Mentoring, Professional Development

Lawyers often talk about time management, but they usually mean it in the sense of how to squeeze more into the day, and how to stay on top of a multitude of tasks. Pink is offering us the chance to think more clearly about how we structure our days to best capture peak performance in differing tasks.

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The Least Successful Guy In the Room

Posted on Feb 3, 2018 in Blog, Professional Development

If who surrounds you makes a difference in who you become, be careful to choose wisely. There are great rewards to surrounding yourself with successful people who care about you and challenge you to be great. In other words, sometimes being the least successful person in the room is a really great gift!

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Leadership Lessons Law Firms Can Learn From Sports

Posted on Jan 21, 2018 in Blog, Mentoring, Professional Development

The legal profession is increasingly moving toward teams of lawyers working together. It is a mistake to assume that those teams can be assembled quickly or carelessly. It is also a mistake to assume that simply building an all-star team will lead to the best results. The Captain Class provides for some interesting factors to consider in building the best functioning team and in considering who should really lead it.

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Your Personal Brand And Your Professional Reputation

Posted on Jan 15, 2018 in Blog, Marketing, Mentoring, Professional Development

Great mentors are mindful of the advice of St. Francis DeSalles that the mentee must, “Be you and be that well.”

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What I Read In 2017

Posted on Jan 7, 2018 in Blog, Professional Development

I am a big believer in the importance of reading. I like to mix reading fiction and nonfiction and I find that both help foster my own creativity. Here is my list of books that I finished in 2017.

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Happy New Year!

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Blog

I hope you had a great holiday season and that you are ready to make 2018 a fantastic year personally and professionally.

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Why You Should Find A Good Passion Project

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 in Blog, Mentoring, Professional Development

There is a good argument to be made that these passion projects keep you balanced as a person and will, therefore, make you a better lawyer. But, honestly, I don’t think it matters if your passion project makes you a better lawyer. What matters is whether it makes you a better person.

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Learn To Say No

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog, Mentoring, Professional Development

No is seldom easy, but it is immensely powerful. Mastering “no” is the first step to taking greater control over your life and your career.

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The Most Effective Way to Have Your Concerns Heard

Posted on May 22, 2017 in Blog, Marketing, Mentoring, Professional Development

How you raise your complaints may have a huge impact on whether they get addressed. You cannot assume that leaders understand your commitment to the organization when you raise your concerns. Making that commitment clear has a huge impact on how firm leaders are likely to respond.

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