Zen and the Art of Legal Networking

By: Lindsay Griffiths of the ILN

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Join us for our latest episode of the Law Firm ILN-telligence podcast! Heinan Landa is the founder and CEO of Optimal Networks and David Campbell is its Chief Operating Officer. Optimal has been helping their clients to solve their business problems through thoughtful technology recommendations with white-glove support. In this episode, Lindsay talks with David and Heinan about what a post-pandemic workplace might look like, the key areas that firms and companies need to consider…
There’s no quick fix for relationship development. But there ARE some quick things you can do today to advance either the first step in your relationship with someone or the next step. When you think of networking and relationship building as a series of smaller actions that you can take to help weave the fabric of stronger relationships, it stops feeling so overwhelming and starts feeling like something you can build into your everyday schedule.…
Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. *** Many conversations are being held by law firms’ management committees, which ask should we require our attorneys to come back to the office?  Should we allow them to continue to work remotely? Should we institute hybrid schedules? In my humble opinion, any law firm that requires attorneys to return to the office will soon find themselves with many lawyers leaving…
Join us for our latest episode of the Law Firm ILN-telligence podcast! Antonello Corrado is a founding partner of EXPLegal – Italian and International Law Firm and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Antonello cover returning to work, the long-term effects that the pandemic will and may have on firms and people, and the silver linings that we’ve forced ourselves to find in these challenging times. Tune in below!…
“Innovation” is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot these days, right up there with “disruption.” It sounds like something that’s foreign in the legal industry, but it shouldn’t be. Believe it or not, we, too, can be innovative. We’ve all gotten excited because the pandemic has made us believe that we can now be innovative – firms that were previously stuck were forced to become fully remote in a matter of days or…
Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. *** How many psychiatrists does it take to change a lightbulb? Only one, but the lightbulb has to want to change. I know it’s a terrible joke, but it is apropos to what I want to discuss in this very short Rainmaking Recommendation.…
One of my favorite running jokes is “How do you know someone has run a marathon?” “Don’t worry, they’ll tell you!” And, we will. But truthfully, if you’re a runner, you already know this – running has so many parallels to other areas of your life. I won’t get into them all here, lest I lose you, dear reader. Just trust me. And training and running for a marathon will teach you things about yourself…