What Exactly is Executive Presence and Can You Develop It?

“Executive presence” is for many people I talk to in law firms a “know-it-when-you-see-it” kind of thing. While they may be confident that they can tell you who has it, or more often in the context of lawyer coaching, who doesn’t, they may struggle to define it clearly. None of this is a surprise since it is often thought of as the X factor. In practice, executive presence (EP) is fuzzy concept– it can be elusive.

Want Better Lawyers Faster? Build a Coaching Culture

Want Better Lawyers Faster? Build a Coaching Culture

Wouldn‘t it be great if every law firm had a coaching culture?

I don‘t say this as someone whose business involves selling coaching to law firms, I say it as a coach. As someone who’s an advocate for coaching, someone who believes that everyone who’s open to the process would benefit from coaching. I say it because I have seen first-hand the transformation that coaching can bring to individuals, both professionally and in life in general.

Your Next Career Coach Might Just Be an AI

Your Next Career Coach Might Just Be an AI

As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, the possibilities of a more human-like experience of AI open up. And, with that comes the possibility of an AI career coach that is able to bring new techniques and approaches to executive coaching. In ‘Your Next Career Coach Might Just Be an AI’, published on LinkedIn, Nicholas Jelfs-Jelf takes a look at what the future may hold.

Check-The-Box Skills Training Doesn’t Work… And Here's Why

Lawyers may leave a typical training program equipped with a new skill - at least in the abstract sense - but not necessarily with any guidance on how to develop or refine it over time. And, most likely, time constraints mean that a training program design doesn’t allow for learners to practice their new skills. Coaching, on the other hand, enables participants to explore and hone their new skillset through a guided and individualized process.