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To Risk It All: Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision
By Admiral James Stavridis

Mastering an effective decision-making process — a reliable method for tackling decisions — is the key to making better ones. And it isn’t easy.

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Expert Q&A with David Goodman of Goodman Law Group | Chicago

What’s the best advice someone has ever given you about building your book of business? David Goodman, founder of Goodman Law Group | Chicago, answers this question.

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Finish Strong:
Business Development Tips to Get You to the End of the Year

If August is for vacation and rooftop happy hours and December is for holiday parties and collections, you’ve basically got three months left to hit your 2022 business development goals. Here’s how to make the most of September, October and November.

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New Tricks for Old Dogs

Even as managing partners have sharpened their focus on their firms’ diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, the hard work of actually making change has mostly fallen to women and members of underrepresented or marginalized groups themselves, rather than to the still overwhelmingly white male leaders who are best positioned to remove those barriers.

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What’s Really Hurting Women’s Advancement and Job Satisfaction, According to Research

Research shows that within organizations, more women take on “non-promotable work” than their male colleagues, and that this hurts women’s advancement and job satisfaction.

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Two Common Mistakes Leaders Make About Developing a Healthy Feedback Culture

Many companies work toward creating a culture where constructive feedback is continuously given and received across all levels of the organization as this has been shown to drive both individual and team performance.

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How to Spot — and Develop — High-Potential Talent in Your Organizations

Although organizations typically look at past performance when identifying future leaders, research shows that an employee’s track record is not a truly accurate indicator of who may excel at things they have not done before.

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Hands-Off Training

There has long been a disconnect between how people are trained to be lawyers and what it actually takes to be a successful lawyer. That gap has only grown in recent years as the practice of law is being continually reshaped by ever-faster developments in technology, business and culture.

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