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Personal Branding

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Men’s Attire: A Gentleman’s Guide for How to Look Good on Zoom

Remote working shouldn't mean your style has to suffer. We asked Raphael Schneider, founder of the hugely popular Gentleman's Gazette blog, to share his dress code for men on camera. 

Raphael Schneider - September 23, 2020
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3 Keys to Crafting an Effective Professional Website Bio

Gina Rubel | Here are three tactics to create an engaging web bio that will drive business, speak directly to your potential client and put your best foot forward.

Gina Rubel - September 9, 2020
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The Power of List Making

New Column | Meyling Ly, Managing Counsel of Employment at Toyota Motor North America, shares career advice for young lawyers, starting with using the "Done-List" to show your value.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 8, 2020
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Seven Steps to a More Authentic, Fresher Attorney Bio

Nobody sets out to write a boring bio. It’s just so easy to follow the usual attorney bio format and rarely update or change it. What a waste! Here are great tips from Nancy Slome to reboot your bio.

Nancy Slome - June 30, 2020
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Avoiding Dining Table Faux Pas

You’ve spent the whole conference trying to get close to that potential business source, and you’re finally going to sit together at a banquet table. Or maybe a meal at a fancy restaurant is part of the interview process at the new firm you’re ...

Theda C. Snyder - December 18, 2019
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Give the People What They Want: Attorney Bios

Your bio is your calling card, but lawyers frequently miss the mark on what to include.

Ruth Carter - September 10, 2019
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Tips for the Well-Dressed (Male) Lawyer

Every new parent knows there are far more clothing options for baby girls than for baby boys. While selections have improved, it can still be a struggle to find outfits for the little gents that aren’t emblazoned with footballs or baseballs, or ...

Ryan Sullivan - August 22, 2019
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Be a More Effective Speaker

Want your talks to be well-received? Be yourself, field as many questions as you can — and have fun.

Ruth Carter - June 12, 2019

Frightful Habits That Can Harm Your Reputation

A few common mistakes can hurt your reputation and diminish your ability to influence others. Here are simple steps to correct course.

Stacey Hanke - October 31, 2018
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Packaging Yourself

Your personal brand includes how you "package" yourself, from attire to tone to table manners. Five things that contribute to a positive or negative first impression.

Sally J. Schmidt - August 23, 2018