Regular Zen readers will know that I’m a runner. When you first start running, you tell yourself that it’s the cheapest sport – all you need is a pair of sneakers, and you can head outside and do it. While this is (essentially) true, we runners love our gadgets and our products, and sharing our favorites of the same.
Zen & the Art of Legal Networking
Rainmaking trainer and coach, Jaimie Field, is back with rainmaking recommendations to kick off your new year in the right way. Check out her latest in today’s post.
Has everyone got their “fa la la” on yet?
While the holidays are often a mad rush for all of us, it seems that this year especially, everyone is behind with wrapping up their end of the year duties (and wrapping up their gifts), while we try to figure out shortcuts for how to manage to get everything done before family and friends descend on us (or you head out the door yourself). In among all of the holiday madness are your professional pressures, which, of course, take priority.
We’re so excited to officially welcome our newest member firm, Fenno Attorneys at Law, in Finland!
A regional Finnish law firm, Fenno provides legal services for both corporate and private clients.
As one of the largest networks of experienced attorneys in the world, the International Lawyers Network (“ILN”) is pleased to announce that Fenno Attorneys at Law (“Fenno”) in Finland have joined the association. A regional Finnish law firm, Fenno provides legal services for both corporate and private clients.
We’ve discussed the idea of change extensively here on Zen, and although it’s a long time coming in the legal industry, there are pockets of exciting innovation. One such pocket is the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, or CLOC, which has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years (as in 40 members to 1800 members in 3 years). One of CLOC’s core tenets is bringing together the ENTIRE legal ecosystem in order to achieve real, systemic change, and that’s a tenet I can really get behind.
Successful communication comes in many forms, and we may be already convinced either by virtue of our training or personality that we’re naturally good communicators. Whether you’re confident in your communications skills, or looking for a refresher, there are four tasks you can undertake today to improve your business communication skills.
It’s no secret that the legal market is a challenging place to be today.
Mergers, non-law firm players, clients continuing to take work in-house, increasing investment in technology, changing demands from different generations…the list goes on.