How to build conversations into industry knowledge

Remember the second core premise of this guide: contribution to communities is what creates opportunities. In order to contribute, you must understand what is being done and where you fit in. You find out what is being done in the field you’re looking at by talking to people.  Reading news articles and industry publications are …

What lawyers can learn from writing a book

Writing a book on building a network has been a welcome challenge. I’ve been using muscles I don’t exercise in the course of legal practice. One departure is that projects like this are entirely driven by internal motivation. There are no external deadlines, no clients to satisfy. You have to give yourself milestones. So you …