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Can Introverts build business? Are they effective leaders? Is it true they don’t like people?

There has been much commentary recently about personality types and styles and their impact on career success and performance.  It is assumed that extraverts, because they are social animals, are the true business builders.  It is easy and natural for them to develop and nurture relationships. From The article . . . Bill Gates, Abraham  Continue Reading »

Rather than setting goals for 2013, consider this . . .

The big end-of-the-year push is on, and we are bombarded with advice on setting goals for 2013.  Do goals pay off?  Do they get us where we want to be? Some research shows that goal setting results in greater profitability.  However, countervailing data show that in pursuit of goals, critical variables fall by the way.   Continue Reading »

Your client’s perception of your written work can impact revenue. It may reflect your client’s perception of your legal work.

In the June 19 Wall Street Journal online article “This Embarrasses You and I, Grammar Gaffes Invade the Office in an Age of Informal Email, Texting and Twitter,” the author, Sue Shellenbarger, discusses the workplace implications for a “looseness with language [that] can create bad impressions with clients, ruin marketing materials and cause communications errors.”  Continue Reading »