Darkness has enveloped the connection between emotion and persuasion for a long time. But, thanks to a team of Dutch researchers, a new dawn now illuminates that connection in the world of social influence. Emotions have been used for centuries by lawyers and others interested in the art of persuasion and evoking certain emotions […]
Legal leaders, do you care about work engagement? This very important talent management concern and performance issue has a strong grip on your counterparts in the business world on a daily basis. Assuming that the lawyers in your firm or organization or department are “normal”, according to recent polling statistics from an industry-leading survey […]
Feedback, accurate and painful negative information about our knowledge, skills, and behavior, regularly confronts us. For lawyers, this information can come from clients, judges, staff, partners, colleagues, and others. Our health, careers, and even life can depend on acknowledging and accepting negative feedback and acting accordingly. We either accept or dismiss such relevant information […]
Why do some lawyers seem overwhelmed and stressed out? Why do some lawyers struggle with feelings of general unpleasantness? Why do some resort to binge drinking or aggression or self-injury? The answers to those questions relate in part to words – the words that we don’t use.
Emotion Differentiation – Fine-Grained Expressions of […]
We all pursue goals. Why? We want to take care of business, and get our stuff done. For lawyers, our professional calling’s goal pursuits should involve serving client needs by giving sound legal advice and providing top shelf legal service. Goal pursuit of our special calling involves self-regulation. As some new research suggests, positioning […]
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