One of the trends in corporate America that is starting to show up in law firms is the replacement of the old annual review with frequent real time reviews. Advocates of the new approach say the annual review focuses too much on past behavior, and often on behavior long in the past. At least
Artificial Intelligence Beats Out Lawyers Again
In a recent study analyzing accuracy in reviewing provisions of five NDAs, an artificial intelligence program achieved 94% accuracy versus 85% average accuracy for a group of 20 experienced lawyers. The most accurate lawyer equaled the accuracy of the AI program, but the least accurate lawyer clocked in at only 74% accuracy, an alarming statistic…
Muir to Speak at ARK Group’s Annual Business Intelligence and Analytics Conference
Ark Group’s 7th Annual Conference on Business Intelligence and Analytics in the Legal Profession will be held April 26th, 2018 at the SUNY Global Center, New York, NY. The conference topic is how analytics are being used to accelerate productivity across key firm dimensions – driving the development of standards, metrics and processes reflective of…
NYU Law School Program: Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Careers
Join us at 12:45 pm on Wednesday, February 28, when Ronda Muir will be making a lunchtime presentation at NYU Law School on Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful and Satisfying Legal Careers and signing copies of her book Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence. For more information and to register, go here. See
February Discount on Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence!
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence has been chosen as one of the ABA’s Top 2017 Legal Titles. For those who haven’t yet gotten this comprehensive guide to understanding and using emotional intelligence in the unique context of practicing law, you can buy it here for yourself and others in paperback or as an…
CLE on Ethics and EI
Just a reminder that you have only two days to sign up for the CLE offered by the ABA’s Center for Professional Development on The Ethical Advantage of Emotional Intelligence at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET on December 12, 2017. Panelists are Dr. David Shor of Northwestern University and Ronda Muir, Esq., Founder and…
Sign Up for CLE on Ethics and Emotional Intelligence
Sign up for the CLE offered by the ABA’s Center for Professional Development on The Ethical Advantage of Emotional Intelligence at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET on December 12, 2017 and receive two significant discounts. Panelists are Dr. David Shor of Northwestern University and Ronda Muir, Esq., Founder and Principal of Law People…
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence Now Available as an EBook
Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence is now available as an eBook and at a significant discount from the paperback price. Take it along on the plane or vacation. For a discount, use Code RMUIR10.
Scandals at the Gate
The implications of the Harvey Weinstein scandal justifiably shake workplaces across the country. Women in nearly all industries can cry “Me Too.”
So what about law? Legal workplaces have long been one big high-intensity, smart person’s social mixer with the attendant fallout, and there is no shortage in our profession of Me Too tales.…
The Key to Greater Profitability in the 21st Century
Muir’s article published this month in Law Practice Today, entitled “The Key to More Profitable Practices in the 21st Century,” reviews some of the important reasons that raising emotional intelligence can improve the productivity and profitability of our legal workplaces.