Tuesday, March 24, 2015

10 Lessons You May Not Be Taught (but can learn!) in Law School

The Lawyerist has a great list of 10 Lessons You Weren't Taught in Law School. Reading through the list, it's clear they lessons would be useful for practicing attorneys---or perhaps any new business person---but it's also clear there are some things a person has to teach themselves when the timing is right. Here's the list of ten with some resources you might find useful to cultivate these skills:

1. How to Handle Conflict
2. How to Forgive (yourself included)
3. How to Have Difficult and Uncomfortable Conversations
4. How to be Present
5. How to Maintain Physical and Emotional Health
6. How to Be Compassionate
7. How to Manage Personal Finances
8. How to Manage Law Firm Finances
9. How to Create and Sustain Your Own Brand
10. How to Collaborate with Others (Nicely)