Are You Ready to Hire an In-House Attorney?

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If your company is prospering, then it’s only a matter of time before you’ll notice the rising cost and frequency of legal fees and consider hiring an in-house attorney. You should start by determining what legal experience you need. Attorneys are well educated and most are extremely hard working, knowledgeable, and efficient employees. They can… Read more »

Do You Have the Right People in Place to Accomplish Your Goals?

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There are a number of variables that can stand in the way of a company accomplishing its goals, ranging from flawed business strategies, to overall lack of motivation. But, if you want to truly prosper and reach your highest corporate goals, then research shows that having the right people on your team is the proven… Read more »

General Counsel Leadership

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The internal leadership that a General Counsel can provide is an incredibly valuable asset to a company. Between working across departments, leading strategy, and maintaining efficiency, General Counsel leadership can drive business and help shape the direction of growth of a legal department, as well as an entire company. Is your company’s General Counsel a… Read more »

Six Strategies to Attract and Retain Talent

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In the current market where competition for talent is very high, having a strategy to attract and retain top professionals is critical. Without a clear and ongoing plan, you may find your best people leaving for other companies, or you may find that their enthusiasm waning. Here are six proven strategies to attract and retain… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 3: Improving Business Practices

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In a previous post, I talked about how an in-house legal team can improve sales and client development for the company. In this post, I’d like to share the ways an in-house counsel can utilize their expertise to improve the way a company conducts business. Here are some practical tips for how a legal team… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 2: Benefiting the Company and the Team

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Oftentimes the in-house legal team is thought of as a separate arm of the company that is mainly involved in addressing legal matters such as contracts and negotiations. This is an unfortunate misunderstanding that can limit the organization’s growth. A better way to think of in-house legal counsel is as an integral part of the… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 1: Business Development & Profitability

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When your company has in-house counsel, you have talented legal professionals as a part of your team of human resources. You need to make the most of the knowledge and skill of the legal professionals who are working for your organization. This means tapping your legal staff for assistance with more than just regulatory compliance…. Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »

Get Motivated

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »