General Counsel and Other Lawyers as Business Partners – Building Vision, Capacity, Judgment and Leadership

To succeed as General Counsel, you need not only to build relationships and move outside of what may be your comfort zone – a lawyer with excellent substantive legal skills – but also position yourself as a strategic member of the leadership team. Enclosed is a list of articles to help you explore and master the expanded General Counsel relationship.

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Two Book Giveaways on Goodreads

If you are on Goodreads, here’s a chance for U.S. readers to enter the giveaway for a signed copy of one of my books: Know Yourself, Grow Your Career: The Value Proposition Workbook Master the Interview: A Guide for Working Professionals To learn more about my books, you can visit my Amazon Author Page at […]

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Interview Prep: Finding an Authentic Answer to the “Weaknesses” Question

What are your weaknesses? When I prepare clients for interviews, this is almost invariably at the top of people’s lists of questions that they are not prepared to answer. When they do have an answer, it is usually one of the “Top Three Answers” to the question or some variation thereof: I am a perfectionist […]

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Check Out My New Book on Amazon! Know Yourself, Grow Your Career

I know many of you have been eagerly awaiting my second book. Here it is! Know Yourself, Grow Your Career provides a framework to reconnect with and enhance your skills, talents, interests and values and construct a personal value proposition that advances your own career goals while meeting the needs of employers, clients and others who […]

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Essential Job Search Tool: The Interview Debrief

If you do not have time to make written notes within the first few hours after the interview but do have the opportunity to record yourself (e.g., in a recording app on your phone), I highly suggest you do the latter and transcribe your notes, or at least email the recording to yourself for safekeeping. You will want to have these notes in front of you when you return for additional interviews and while evaluating (if applicable) multiple offers, and you may even want to keep them for future job searches.

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What Is Your Personal Value Proposition (PVP) Equation?

Know Yourself, Grow Your Career Are you ready to create a self-guided vision for your career? Would you like help doing that? Do you want to discover your own personal value proposition (PVP) equation and how it can help give you clarity and increase your professional worth? WHAT IS A PVP EQUATION? A personal value proposition […]

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Four Steps to Creating Emails that Get Results

With everyone pressed for time and email inboxes overflowing, one of the worst things you can do is fire off an email that is unread, left lingering or summarily deleted. Not only do poor emails waste time on both ends – minutes and hours that could be used more productively – but they also may […]

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