Humor, or attempts at humor, can be potential land mines in negotiations. How to determine when a joke is just a joke, and how women can use humor to their advantage, was an issue of particular interest at HB Litigation Conferences’ February teleconference on Effective Negotiation Skills for Women Lawyers.
Good Negotiators Share Common Traits: How Women Lawyers Can Develop and Hone Their Negotiation Skills
While it often looks like crack negotiators were born that way, attorney Nancy Peterson of Quarles & Brady maintains that skilled negotiators have common traits that can be observed, leaned and adapted to your personal style.
Women lawyers who want to be effective negotiators need to understand one thing: men and women have different negotiating styles. The key to being successful is to recognize those differences and play to your strengths, attorney Maureen McBride of Lamb McErlane told the attendees of HB Litigation Conferences’ February teleconference on Effective Negotiation Skills for Women Lawyers.
Success in negotiation often hinges more on how well you communicate with and prepare your client than on anything that happens at the negotiating table, a panel of skilled women lawyers told listeners at HB Litigation Conferences’ February teleconference on Effective Negotiation Skills for Women Lawyers.
What is the one thing all successful women lawyers have to learn? You can’t do everything yourself.
Dickstein Shapiro Partner Linda Kornfeld talks to women attorneys and executives about the importance of building a professional network through talking about what you do, [...]
Free Clips from Our March 3 Women in Law & Business Conference! Solid Advice from Voices of Experience.
Featured here: Susan E. Baumgarten from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Executive in Residence for Technology, ProMBA Career Center talking about how women can [...]
A review of the Women in the Legal Profession Summit recordings by Alison Walsh J.D. Statistics show that women are going to law school, [...]
Written by Alison Walsh, J.D. This article is based on the Dec. 17, 2008 "Women Achieving Partnership at Law Firms" Teleconference. The speakers were Michele [...]
Date: March 3, 2009
Date: February 12, 2009
PRESS RELEASE Philadelphia – October 23, 2008 – While women comprise nearly half of the nation’s law students, at least one group estimates that [...]
Date: July 14, 2009
Date: August 25, 2009