Being a lawyer means that you’re working in an industry where every minute counts. Of course, time management is a crucial part of every lawyers’ work day. But what if you’ve tried the time management apps and they didn't work? Or the productivity tips you’re trying out are not doing anything for you? There might be deeper issues regarding time management that you are not fully aware of. Our latest blog posts talk about time management and the underlying skills you need to improve to take back control of your time.
Taking a holistic approach to own ongoing learning that combines both professional development and personal learning activities can be extremely beneficial to your mental wellbeing. Learn more about how you can use your professional development as an opportunity to build both your career and your general sense of wellbeing.
Lawyers can use a range of strategies to manage their stress levels, time pressures, and deal with difficult situations. As part of Mental Health Month this October, we have put together a shortlist of great apps lawyers can use to manage stress and build resilience - both inside and outside the workplace.
The law is complex, and it can be difficult to explain its processes even to native English speakers. So how can lawyers manage this when working with a client from another culture? Or if the client has a poor understanding of English? We've put together a list of practical steps to help you overcome cultural clashes and serve your clients even better.
Lawyers have been required to adapt to a series of significant changes due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes have impacted every aspect of how lawyers practice, and even how they complete their CPD. Keep up to date with how you can stay CPD compliant and learn more about how your local CPD rules have changed due to COVID-19.
Between briefing colleagues, client meetings, writing letters of advice, and appearing in court it can often feel like the 24 hours in a day are simply not enough. But how can you minimise the distractions that are stealing your time? From our course "Time Mastery for Lawyers" we've collected a list of the most common time thieves and the best tactics to help you fight them.
Feedback is an essential tool in building a successful team- it has the potential to increase employee engagement, fuel change and growth, and boost productivity. But it's not always easy to know how to give constructive feedback. Read our favourite tips to help guide you through an effective feedback session.
Almost everyone is familiar with emojis – the tiny pictures of facial expressions and objects used in texts, emails and social media to mimic non-verbal cues. The hyper-condensed nature of emojis leaves room for interpretation, creating a brand new set of challenges for legal professionals.
Communication is at the centre of every lawyer's practice. However, this does not necessarily mean lawyers are good or effective communicators. So how do you become an effective communicator? How do you get your message across in the best way possible? Read our favourite tips from our latest course "Effective Communication Skills for Lawyers" to help you become a more effective communicator.