Leadership

Networking for Legal Profession

Networking is the art of every successful lawyer irrespective of geographical boundaries. The power of networking takes the career of a lawyer a long way. The most important attribute for this is building relationships. And at a much deeper level, this attribute is built on the fundamental premise

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Mentoring

Passing law school and practicing law are distinct from each other. A law school teaches you to understand and apply the law. Practicing law requires far more skill than just knowledge. It involves court hearings, client meetings, and depositions. In the legal profession, the role a mentor plays

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Conflict Management for Lawyers

Conflict management is one of the essentials of good lawyering. Understanding the role played by a lawyer in interpersonal conflicts helps assess what a good lawyer is. In many cases, a good lawyer finds a solution even before the conflicts reach the courtroom. Hence helps to reduce

Perception Management

Perception management is the art of consciously being able to perceive what you are doing and its impact on others. Everyone can practice this skill just like any other skill. Perception management enhances one’s ability to influence and change that perception in any given situation.

Sense of Urgency for Lawyers

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, and it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will get killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you are the lion or a gazelle- when the sun comes up

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Teamwork

Teamwork and collaboration are essential for success in a law firm. Clients tend to trust firms that enable lawyers to work as teams. Considering the perspectives of many legal practitioners from successful law firms, one may agree that teamwork and collaboration contribute to better

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Building Trust

Trust forms the essence of every relationship. Trust brings people together and builds lasting relationships. To grow in any area of life, we need people working together and contributing to each other. Trust enables harmony and cooperation among people. Being a lawyer means

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The Power of Belief

Belief is a powerful force. When you believe, you can achieve anything. Great inventions happen through belief. Inventors always believed that what they were doing was going to work. Although overcome by failure after failure, they kept going. Success in the legal profession does not stem from

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Personal Success

Success means achieving what we set out to do or reaching greater than that. In everything that we aspire to do, the ultimate benchmark is being a success. There are two distinct approaches to success. In history, Genghis Khan claimed himself to be successful. Mahatma Gandhi is respected

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Ownership

Ownership is a mindset. It is part of the characteristic of a good leader. Ownership pertains to any profession. It is a way of life and reflects in the overall actions taken by an individual. A law firm with a culture of accountability, where lawyers can make decisions and are encouraged to take ownership

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