Zen & the Art of Legal Networking

Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: You Don’t Need to Take Every Client

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us a post today, and the title might make you a bit uncomfortable. But she’s speaking the truth. Read on to find out why.

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You Won’t Get Anywhere Without Relationship Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’ve talked a lot in recent posts about the idea of “relationship equity” and I’d like to revisit it again today – it particularly struck me as a friend of mine recently accepted a job offer and when she announced the company she was working for, suddenly people were coming out of the woodwork to ask her for favors and help. Many of those people aren’t connections she’s regularly in touch with – in other words, they have no relationship equity with her. It reminded me of another story.

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Legal Transformation: The new playbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we’re bringing you a special guest post from the folks at Legal Gateway, who are looking at the changing legal industry. In-house lawyers: this one’s for you, but it’s equally essential for our outside counsel readers to dive into this one. This was originally published on Plexus.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: How to Create Your Personal Legal Brand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us the latest in her legal branding series today, how to create your personal legal brand.

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“Authenticity” Might be Cliche, but it’s Essential to Building Client Relationships

 

 

 

 

 

“Authenticity” has become a dirty word.

It’s right up there with some of the other most hated buzzwords and phrases – “at the end of the day,” “thinking outside of the box,” “synergy,” “value add,” “circle back,” “bandwidth.”

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: The 8 Laws of Personal Branding (Legal Branding Series part 4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us the latest in her legal branding series today, with the 8 laws of personal branding.

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Who’s Building Your Client Relationships Today?

 

The idea that you would be so busy, that you’d send your assistant or an associate in your place to a client meeting, wearing a mask of your face and pretending to be you, is ludicrous, right?

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: The Benefits of Creating Your Legal Brand (Legal Branding Series 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we’re bringing you a guest post from rainmaking trainer and expert, Jaimie Field, who continues her series on branding with the benefits of creating your legal brand.

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How to Leverage Multigenerational Talent to Achieve Business Development Success

Children businessmen are meeting in the office sitting at the computer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, I’m bringing you a post from an ILN marketer, Amanda Schneider. Amanda is with ILN member firm Epstein Becker Green, where she is the Chief Marketing Officer. Amanda provides tips on how firms can leverage the multigenerational attorney workforce through involvement in business development initiatives.

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Why Legal Tech does not work: The top 8 mistakes GCs make

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we’re bringing you a special guest post from the folks at Legal Gateway, who have identified the top eight mistakes that in-house counsel make when implementing legal technology that prevents it from being successful. In-house lawyers: this one’s for you, and for our outside counsel readers, consider sharing this with your clients and discussing their technology needs, solutions, and strategies with them, and how you may be able to partner with them. This was originally published on Plexus.

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