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Deep Work for Lawyers: How to Achieve Peak Productivity

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Many lawyers are short on time. Between impromptu phone calls with clients, last-minute emergencies, and other distractions it can be challenging to both find the time and focus to complete demanding tasks. “Deep work” is a concept designed to help you to focus on getting your most complex and important work done. But how can you practically implement it in your daily schedule?

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Why Lawyers Love to Hate Legal Innovation

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Today, an increasing number of lawyers and law firms understand the importance of legal innovation. But why are many still hesitant to embrace it? In our latest blog post, we explore three key reasons for this phenomena.

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3 Reasons Your Time Management Is a Mess & How to Fix It

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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.

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4 Tips to Improve Your Cross-Cultural Communication Skills

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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.

 

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7 Skills to Power Your Professional Growth

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What will be required of lawyers in the future? Read our latest blog post to learn what skills you need to start learning today to stay competitive in the future.

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Time Thieves: How You Can Identify And Avoid Them

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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.

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Step by Step Guide to Giving Constructive Feedback

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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.

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Are You a Good Communicator? 10 Tips to Build Your Communication Skills

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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.

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CPD Compliance 2020: All You Need to Know

CPD Compliance 2020: All you need to know to get CPD compliant in 2020

 

Whether you have already started earning your CPD points or if you are just starting to research CPD courses or seminars, it's a good idea to refresh your memory on the rules that apply where you practice. We've put together a list of the most commonly asked questions to help you get CPD compliant for 2020.

 

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