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Muir a Panelist at Annual International Bar Association Meeting in Sydney, Australia

Posted in Announcements, Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Professional Development, Wellness, Work Satisfaction, Work/Life Balance
Muir will be speaking on a panel led by Robert Bata at the 2017 International  Bar Association Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia on Monday, October 9th on the subject of “Re-Inventing Yourself:  Recognizing Decision Points in Your Career.” Join us!  … Continue Reading

Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence

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I am pleased to announce that (along with the eclipse) Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is available as of yesterday here on the ABA Shop website. For a discount, use Code RMUIR10 through December 31, 2017. This is the first comprehensive guide to understanding, using and raising emotional intelligence in the unique context of law practice. It… Continue Reading

Happiest of Holidays!

Posted in Announcements, Books, Business Development, Client Service, Coaching, Communication, Compensation, Conflict, Culture, Decision-Making, Diversity, Emotional Intelligence, Ethics, Innovation, Law Departments, Law Education, Leadership, Management, Mentoring, Pro Bono and Community Service, Productivity, Professional Development, Profitability, Recruitment, Retention, Risk Management, Succession, Teamwork, Wellness, Work Satisfaction, Work/Life Balance
From Law People Management to you and yours, we wish you peace, prosperity and good health during the holidays and throughout the New Year. To that end, we are pleased to announce the publication by the American Bar Association of our book The Emotional Intelligence Edge for 21st Century Lawyers currently scheduled for summer of… Continue Reading

Muir to Speak to the Ontario Bar Association

Posted in Announcements, Communication, Emotional Intelligence
Muir will be anchoring the discussion on “Building Superior Communication Skills” for the Ontario Bar Association’s professional development program on “New Competencies for Lawyers” on March 4, 2016 in Toronto. She is pleased to be joined for that discussion by David Caruso, of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and one of the developers of the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso… Continue Reading

Muir to Speak at ABA Webinar on Emotional Intelligence

Posted in Announcements, Books, Business Development, Client Service, Coaching, Communication, Decision-Making, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Management, Mentoring, Productivity, Professional Development, Profitability, Recruitment, Retention, Risk Management, Teamwork, Work Satisfaction
On Friday, February 13th, at 1 to 2 ET, Muir and psychologist Rob Durr will be presenting a program on EQ: What it is and Why it Matters in an American Bar Association Career Advice webinar.  They will be discussing how high emotional intelligence can transform a good lawyer into a great one. Learn: What emotional intelligence is… Continue Reading

Law People Blog Entry Wins BigLaw’s Pick of the Week!

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Law People Blog’s most recent entry–“Competitors of the Future Arriving Now”–has just been named BigLaw’s Pick of the Week.  BigLaw is a free weekly email newsletter that provides helpful information for the world’s largest law firms and the corporate counsel who hire them.  The editors give this award to one article every week that they feel is… Continue Reading

Delay in Delivering Blog Entries Resolved

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Gentle Readers, there has been a glitch recently in the delivery software program of this and other blogs serviced by LexBlog.  Apparently as of today that issue has been resolved. We at LawPeopleBlog apologize for not being able to get our regular blog entries to you over the last while but promise that they will… Continue Reading

Muir Moderates Panel at Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law Conference

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On July 28 and 29, Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law held their first annual conference in Boston.  Billed as “Promoting Diversity and Increasing the Prominence of Women in the Life Sciences Legal Community through Substantive Legal Discussion, Professional Development, and Woman-to-Woman Networking,” this group was packed with outstanding credentials and life stories on the… Continue Reading

Diversity in Personal Style

Posted in Announcements, Conflict, Diversity, Emotional Intelligence, Ethics, Leadership, Management, Productivity, Professional Development, Profitability, Recruitment, Retention, Risk Management, Teamwork, Work Satisfaction, Work/Life Balance
Muir spoke at the Center for Legal Inclusiveness Summit  in Denver, Colorado on Monday, May 12, a well-run event drawing people from all directions, despite a spring snowstorm.  Muir’s topic was “Achieving the Advantages of Diversity in Personal Style,” a review of the narrow personal style profile that prevails in many legal organizations, the hazards… Continue Reading

Happiest of Holidays to You and Yours!

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We at Law People Management send our best wishes for the holidays and the new year to you, our loyal subscribers, and your families, friends and colleagues.  May you be blessed with the joy and prosperity that comes from community and connection. Research shows that emotional intelligence promotes both. Look for our book on emotional… Continue Reading

Muir Webinar on Emotions in the Office

Posted in Announcements, Communication, Conflict, Culture, Emotional Intelligence, Risk Management, Teamwork, Wellness, Work Satisfaction
Muir presented a Webinar September 12, 2013 to members of the Organization of Legal Professionals on “Crying Happens: Managing Emotions in the Office” tailored to recognizing and managing the emotional challenges in a legal office.  Comments included “wonderful” and “good stuff!”… Continue Reading

Links Have Been Restored!

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For those of you who have suffered through the last few entries with links that didn’t work, please accept our apologies.  The new platform was evidently not formatting them properly.  We have been assured that all links should be working now.  Please let us know if you encounter corrupted links and we will make sure… Continue Reading

New Platform

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Welcome to our new operating platform fit for the next decade.  We look forward to your comments.  Please let us know if you have any problems with the functions.… Continue Reading

Muir to Present at Yale Law School

Posted in Announcements, Assessments, Client Service, Conflict, Culture, Decision-Making, Emotional Intelligence, Law Education, Leadership, Management, Productivity, Profitability, Retention, Work Satisfaction
Ronda Muir, Esq., will present a seminar at Yale Law School on March 13, 2013 on "The Unique Psychological World of Lawyers–Strategies for a Successful and Satisfying Career."  She will review data from research with respect to personality assessments, positive psychology, conflict management, the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator and emotional intelligence showing the particular characteristics of lawyers that… Continue Reading

LPM’s Muir Cited Twice by NASJE

Posted in Announcements, Diversity, Emotional Intelligence
LPM’s Muir is honored to be cited twice in the June 2012 newsletter of the National Association of State Judicial Educators (NASJE), entitled "Judicial Balance: Lessons for Life and Law." The newsletter "helps you navigate the sometimes exhilarating and sometimes treacherous waters of being a judge, and makes it easier to find and enhance your fulfillment in serving… Continue Reading

The Diversity Myth Revisited

Posted in Announcements, Diversity, Productivity, Recruitment, Retention, Work Satisfaction, Work/Life Balance
Muir’s entry "What Do Women Want? Challenging the Diversity Myth" was republished in June’s Law Practice Today, the monthly webzine of the ABA Law Practice Management Section. The article will also be used in the workshop at the ABA meeting this July, entitled "LPM Diversity and Inclusion Workshop: The New Look of Law Practice Management."… Continue Reading

Muir to Present Webinar on Emotional Intelligence and Lawyering

Posted in Announcements, Business Development, Client Service, Coaching, Communication, Conflict, Culture, Decision-Making, Diversity, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Management, Mentoring, Productivity, Profitability, Recruitment, Retention, Risk Management, Teamwork, Work Satisfaction
Ronda Muir of Law People Management LLC, Randall Kiser of DecisionSet, and Daniel S. Bowling III of Duke Law School will be co-presenting a Center for Competitive Management audio presentation on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 2pm EDT entitled "Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence." The presentation will cover the relatively new science of emotional intelligence, its relationship to… Continue Reading

A Book on Emotional Intelligence and Lawyering: What’s Your Reaction?

Posted in Announcements, Emotional Intelligence, Management
Ronda Muir of Law People Management has concluded a contract with the ABA to write a seminal book on emotional intelligence and lawyering.  Before everyone scatters, could you please send your reactions to the juxtapositions of those two topics and any anecdotes that might be informative to info@LawPeopleManagement.com. All responses will be acknowledged and a select few will… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays and A Prosperous and Peaceful New Year!

Posted in Announcements, Conflict, Profitability, Work Satisfaction
No, Virginia, there is no Santa Claus, but thankfully there is gratitude and hope, which I wish for all my subscribers during this holiday season and throughout the new year!  With these twin gifts come prosperity and peace–let us work together to make sure you are beneficiaries in the coming year of both.  The Law People Management Gang… Continue Reading