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When Conflict Is Not Constructive: Using De-escalation Skills at Work

If you find yourself on the receiving end of unconstructive conflict and feel shamed, blamed or manipulated, here are ways to de-escalate the situation.

Renee Branson - September 5, 2019

Take Five Steps Up to Leadership

It's a good day to revisit the classic "Leadership Challenge" — and remember that we are all given opportunities to lead.

The Editors - September 2, 2019
Be a Stoic Analog Attorney

Be a Stoic to Win in the Workplace

Many contemporary business success stories are rooted in Stoic practices and philosophy.

Bull Garlington - June 3, 2019

I’m Sorry, But You’re Apologizing Wrong

There are times when apologizing is absolutely necessary. Here are tips to make sure you don’t bungle your next “I’m sorry.”

Joan Feldman - April 5, 2019

Five Tips for Facing Non-Performing Partners Head-On

Few firms deal with non-performing partners proactively. Instead, most opt to "wait and see" — reducing the lawyer's compensation year after year while she flounders. In my opinion, this is the coward’s way out.

Tea Hoffmann - March 25, 2019
Leadership and Service- How to Juggle Volunteer Work

Service to the Profession: Juggling a Volunteer Leadership Role

Think you’re too busy or too stressed to commit to a volunteer role for a nonprofit or bar group? The key to success lies in learning to adapt.

Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti - November 27, 2018

Daily Practices for Cultivating Global Leadership Skills

Making a difference in the world starts with making an impact on the people you work with, and the people you lead. Leadership is not a position or a title — it’s a state of mind.

Paul H. Burton - November 26, 2018

60-Minute Mentoring: Less Complicated, More Efficient — and Much More Enjoyable

In this timely new book, Amy Timmer and Matthew Cristiano describe how episodic "60-minute" mentoring works — and you can use it to become a better law student, lawyer and colleague.

Joan Feldman - September 25, 2018

Don’t Tolerate Jerks

Why do so many law firms protect their jerks — and what can you do when you've had enough of bad behavior?

William Cobb - August 15, 2012