Hurricanes, fires, shootings, political and personal drama abound amid disasters both natural and manmade: this has been a traumatic year.
Mental health has been an increasingly public part of discussions about workplace wellness in the legal industry. After years of talking about the incidence of anxiety, depression, suicide, and substance use in the occasional CLE, the discussion has moved beyond statistics as attorneys are beginning to tell their own stories. Whether in
One great thing about maturing in your career is becoming comfortable with the fact that there are people who are smarter than you are. Alexa, get Jeff Bezos on the line. This maturity, combined with the humility required to ask the right questions, opens one up to the unlimited possibilities of continuous learning.
Increasingly, I’ve been seeking out smart people and asking them how they’ve built their success. This led to a conversation with Linn Freedman of Robinson+Cole
I’ve been immersed in social media lately (beyond my typical compulsion), and thinking a lot about how best to teach both concepts and practical skills to lawyers who want to engage online to promote their practices. Part of that work has been editing Attorney At Work’s latest social media e-book. This free download is topical, easy to skim, and very actionable. Whether you want to improve your LinkedIn game, do more with Twitter, or get into video, this guide is for you.
Last month I spoke at the annual meeting of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms on legal marketing, personal branding and social media. One of the points I hammered home is this:
It’s not whether you have a personal brand. It’s whether you will write that narrative, or allow someone to write it for you. Here are two data points to consider as you muse personal branding:
“If you don’t think you have a personal brand, it’s probably pretty bad.” –Some guy on Twitt