BUSINESS SKILLS

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June 28, 2022

Does your commercial awareness need a boost?

Commercial awareness is a skill sought by most law firms…
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May 17, 2022

Why you should start delegating now!

Delegation isn’t just about dumping work on junior colleagues
Business Skills PostsLetter to myself
April 4, 2022

Dear Husnara: “Stop with the self-deprecation”

Well done for qualifying as a solicitor. But now's not…
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March 31, 2022

Simple tricks to manage your time effectively

Time management is an essential soft skill that almost anyone…
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February 21, 2022

Dear Husnara: “Be mindful of becoming a perfectionist”

Congratulations! Welcome to the first week of your training contract.
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November 16, 2021

Networking essentials: working the room

How to work the room at business networking events
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October 11, 2021

How to manage a heavy workload

Matt Verrell, executive coach Picture the scene; you’re sitting at…
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June 10, 2021

Gratitude: the underrated power

Matt Verrell, associate executive coach How can it be that…
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May 16, 2021

Identity and authenticity at work

How comfortable do you feel bringing your whole or genuine…
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April 13, 2021

Three simple steps to boost your confidence

If I asked you to think of a confident person,…
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March 24, 2021

Returning to the office? A guide for introverts

Fiona Reith, career coach In her guest blog career coach…
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March 2, 2021

Why we should all learn how to sell

Fiona Reith, associate career coach CheekyLittleCareer.com's associate career coach Fiona…
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February 2, 2021

Are assumptions wrecking your relationships?

Husnara Begum, associate editor & career coach Before Covid19 struck…
A group of junior lawyers working as a teamBusiness Skills Posts
January 14, 2021

From doer to delegator

Jamie Butler, Executive Coach Former City lawyer turned executive coach,…
Business Skills PostsWit & Wisdom
January 11, 2021

Perfectionism: the perfect paradox

Husnara Begum, associate editor & career coach If like so…
Business Skills Posts
January 6, 2021

Is your ego hijacking development?

How much do you like being right? How much do…
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December 1, 2020

How to manage expectations at work

Do you hate being let down? I certainly do. Indeed,…
Business Skills Posts
November 27, 2020

Going green enhanced my business skills

Aside from COVID-19, climate change is one of the biggest…
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November 26, 2020

A skills audit revealed what I really love doing

What do you excel at? What do you genuinely enjoy…
Business Skills PostsWit & Wisdom
November 19, 2020

Stop saying sorry and learn to say no

If as Sir Elton John sung, “sorry seems to be…
Business Skills Posts
November 9, 2020

How to remove the ‘awkward’ from social interactions

Husnara Begum, associate coach & editor Who or what makes…
Business Skills PostsOpinion
October 21, 2020

Why I played Pinocchio to ‘fit it’

Why was I faking it, you might be asking?
Business Skills PostsOpinion
October 4, 2020

Essential skills for Gen Z lawyers

Not a day seems to go by without a tech…
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September 11, 2020

How good is your attention to detail?

In this bitesize video our associate editor and career coach,…