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Lawyers face many challenges, but use strategies to help

Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Gary Mitchell

As a lawyer you have to agree that you and your colleagues are a “tough crowd.” Consider the common personality traits and practice challenges that you face.

Many of you are introverted and hate networking. You are perfectionists which often prevents you from trying new things for fear of failing. Being highly risk-averse adds to that fear. You frequently procrastinate. You are highly intellectual and often overthink things. And to top that all off, it’s in your nature to be highly skeptical.

Then there are the...