Seize Your Quiet Space and Tap Into Your Quiet Power – Review of “The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven-Step Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy” by Heidi K. Brown
Book Review. The light bulb’s bright now. Important truths about quiet law people have been unveiled and illuminated in law professor Heidi K. Brown’s new book, The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven-Step Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy, published recently by the American Bar Association. As a result of her nine-year journey studying introversion, shyness, and social anxiety […]
This post reviews and recommends to lawyers, judges, and other professionals and their organizations The Stress Effect: Why Smart Leaders Make Dumb Decisions – And What To Do About It, by Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, PhD, a leading authority on stress, emotional intelligence, and leadership. This unique book concerns the impact of stress on decision-making and why […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lawyer neglect in America poses a significant clear and present danger. America has about 1.3 million “resident and active” lawyers*. This post dedicates its purpose to those hundreds of thousands of lawyers who do not take care of an important piece of business . . . themselves.
Professionalism issues aside, these individual lawyers suffer, usually […]
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