Words like “jerk, bully, pushover, and doormat” aptly describe many lawyers. Why are so many “smart” people so ineffective? One reason relates to emotional intelligence. This post begins your understanding.
Jerk, bully, pushover, and doormat type lawyers, and each of them, fail to express themselves with emotionally intelligent assertiveness. Those lawyers come up short […]
Lawyers, what ranks as your most important emotional intelligence work success factor? You might believe that stress tolerance ranks as number one. No. It is not assertiveness, either. Research noted in this series on Psycholawlogy shows that those two occupy space in the “Top 5” emotional intelligence work success factors. See All-Star [Lawyers] […]
Emotionally intelligent lawyers in central Missouri? Yes, a new and unique continuing legal education (CLE) program about emotional intelligence, the law, and professionalism will occur on April 9, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. Emotional Intelligence, the Law, and Professionalism: A Practical Introduction, will address three important questions about lawyers, emotional intelligence, professionalism, and continuing legal […]
Baby steps ….. Lawyers, you have taken them before. And, like it not, you still need to take them. You can take some important steps in a few days. You can begin learning about Emotional Intelligence with this One-Hour PLI Briefing.
Dan DeFoe JD MS, owner/blogger at Psycholawlogy, and lead consultant at Adlitem Solutions, […]
Psycholawlogy will soon be three years old. Now a toddler, my blog has had and I have enjoyed the many milestones which have occurred along the way. The launch had a purpose – to serve as “A Bridge Between Applied Psychology and the Legal Profession”. The beginning generated much excitement. That purpose has been […]
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I will be offering three Missouri approved CLE programs that provide a high level, functional introduction to emotional intelligence (EI), the law, and professionalism.
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