Quieting the Lawyers’ Chatty Head

If you’ve read many of my posts on this blog, you have learned I offer communication support to lawyers, especially those who are introverts. That’s a whopping 64% of lawyers! Introvert lawyers are the thinkers, the planners and the chattiest of all, if you consider their common behavior of talking to themselves. They do this incessively in .. read more

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On June 27th, 2011, posted in: introverts, lawyers, quiet the voice by

Tips for Lawyers Who Hate Networking

You’re told to originate more business and it’s suggested you get out to network. You swallow uncomfortably because you feel so anxious about the networking beast, yet you know you need to produce. But the last time you visited an event you were overwhelmed with strangers, didn’t know where to begin, what to say, when .. read more

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On June 24th, 2011, posted in: goal, introverts, lawyers, networking by

3 Communication Areas for Lawyers to Develop

Communication skills are vital for attorneys. When we talk about communication  skills, we can find it difficult to pinpoint unless we categorize the information. So for the sake of organization, let’s narrow the areas lawyers do well to develop into 3 key categories: Interpersonal communication skills Intra-personal communication skills Public speaking skills For most of the non-podium .. read more

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On June 21st, 2011, posted in: communication skills, introverts, lawyers by

7 Benefits of Being in the Spotlight

As an introvert, I have come to see spotlights – times speaking in public – as unexpected sources of energy. Yes, I still thoroughly enjoy days away from the crowds, schedules free of appointments and the time and space to research, analyze, and create in isolation. But I must admit there are huge benefits for .. read more

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