Zen and the Art of Legal Networking

By: Lindsay Griffiths of the ILN

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It’s been a tough first six months of the year, but rainmaking coach and expert, Jaimie Field, is weighing in this week with how we can finish the year strong! *** Can you finish 2020 strong? That’s an interesting question considering all that we have gone through in the first six months of this year. But, your answer should be “Hell yes! I can finish 2020 strong.”…
Melissa Kano is a partner with KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados, a law firm in Brazil and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, I talk to Melissa about why collaboration is so essential during a pandemic, how working remotely may last longer than the quarantine, and why it’s essential to focus on what your clients need at the moment. Listen here!
We often hear that legal content is lacking in personality. Lawyers have the talent and the intelligence to communicate their valuable legal expertise, but often, their passion for the subject doesn’t translate well for someone who’d prefer that they “give it to them straight” instead of filling an article, post, or video with legalese. But what does that mean – “add personality” to your content? And how do you do it? The Content Marketing Institute’s…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Davis & Gilbert LLP, New York! Founded more than a century ago, Davis & Gilbert LLP is one of the largest single-office law firms in New York City. They serve the legal needs of clients both throughout the United States (since many of their clients have multiple U.S. operations) and internationally as clients’ needs dictate. The firm represents a wide array of clients…
In our current reality, many of us are finding ourselves in virtual networking situations (or just virtual business situations!). In this week’s Rainmaking Recommendations post, expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, has some best practices for us on how to make the most of these. *** Lately, I have been attending a lot of virtual networking events.  And while there are many platforms out there that can be used, Zoom seems to be the one…
The saying goes “If a tree falls in the woods, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” In modern times, we should be asking ourselves, “If you write an article [insert other content format] and no one reads it, does it matter?” The short answer is no. For me, content is very much tied up with content audiences – if you’re taking the time to write or create something…
In this week’s Rainmaking Recommendation, trainer and expert, Jaimie Field, talks with us about what to expect post-lockdown. *** Let’s start with the obvious:  Nothing will ever be the same. And in many instances, this is not a bad thing. While we can talk about all of the changes that have happened in our day-to-day lives that will forever alter how we live our lives. But let’s just talk about how the legal industry…
“Keep Showing Up” is a phrase that Des Linden, an American long distance runner, and winner of the Boston Marathon, repeats often. It’s a mantra that I use in my own running, particularly as I come back from injury and need to regularly remind myself that training is about showing up, even when it’s hard, and even when I don’t want to. I recently put it on a letter board in my office to remind…