Communicating


Lawyers: Get (In) Credible with Video

By | Apr.10.14 | No Comments

The best way for potential clients to gauge chemistry and competence — short of meeting you in person — is by watching you in an online video. With a mere tap on their tablet o[...]

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Why a TED Talk Is Like a Chicago Hot Dog

By | Apr.03.14 | 1 Comment

These days it seems like everybody wants to claim, “I gave a TED talk.” The reason? These talks are famous for being fresh and interesting. TED talks are no longer than 18 minu[...]

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There’s Always a Mordred in Law Firms

By | Mar.19.14 | No Comments

Joe stormed into my office and demanded to borrow my nine iron. It has a nice feel and weight, and I use it to practice swings in the office when I feel tense or meditative. Joe lo[...]

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Happy National Grammar Day! Lawyers’ Top Three Grammar Goof-ups

By | Mar.04.14 | 15 Comments

It's a fitting way to celebrate National Grammar Day: Today we are announcing that lawyer and author Teddy Snyder is taking over Attorney at Work's monthly "Get to the Point" colu[...]

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Communication Skills

How to Look Them in the Eye

By | Jan.23.14 | No Comments

There's no getting around it. As a lawyer, you must be able to meet the gaze of everyone you speak to, and you should always make eye contact when addressing an audience. Easy to [...]

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Communicating

Reading People: A Body Language Translator

By | Jan.09.14 | No Comments

Are you sending mixed messages by saying one thing and doing another? Can you tell when people are trustworthy, bored, anxious or interested by the way they sit or how they look at[...]

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