Emotional Intelligence, Lawyers, and Better Lawyering – Review of “Beyond Smart: Lawyering With Emotional Intelligence” by Ronda Muir
Objections overruled. No more denials, delays, or excuses. Lawyers need it to provide top shelf client service and to do their best work. Those who study, develop, and implement it – emotional intelligence abilities, skills, and competencies – should differentiate themselves as the value proposition, go-to trusted advisors from the also-rans when it comes to […]
Besides my family, my health, and the blessed life that I have lived, I am thankful for many things that I should consider and number daily as blessings. I admit that I often fail there. I take some very fundamental, big, and important things for granted. Here’s my thanksgiving list about freedom, security, bounty, and […]
The Department of Justice recently called for its employees, including lawyers, to receive training to combat unconscious bias.* That directive for nearly 28,000 people stated in part “Given that the research is clear that most people experience some degree of unconscious bias, and that the effects of that bias can be countered by acknowledging […]
Anger shares a link with deception. Researchers recently investigated how anger can impact ethical decision making. Their laboratory research study investigated how feeling incidental anger, i.e. anger provoked from an unrelated source, can promote deception. Their study also considered how empathy plays a role in the link between anger and ethical decision making.
Anger ranks […]
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