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Top 10 Laws of Leadership

New lawyers take note, although these rules apply to attorneys throughout your legal career. As part of the annual MCCA (Minority Corporate Counsel Association) " Creating Pathways to Diversity " conference, the authors of The Little Black Book of Success led an occasionally rollicking session...

Young Lawyers: Differentiate Yourself

Lessons in Leadership and Advice for Setting Yourself Apart from the Crowd. Adam Bryant, columinst at the NYT and author of the book, "The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons From CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed," just put up an article titled: Distilling the Wisdom of C...

Can Leadership Skills be Taught or Developed?

Phase one: Identify brain's neural pathways linked to leadership skills. Phase two: Concoct brain exercise machine to tone up, sculpt and strengthen those leadership skills. Phase three: Execute leadership maneuvers. Building off decades of research in the neurosciences, information technologist...

Are You Choosing to Lead?

In recent months, I have given a lot of thought to the idea of being a leader. One of my favorite Ted.com talks by Dave Meslin touches on this subject beautifully. He argues that society has conditioned us to believe that we must be designated or appointed a leader before we step into the leadership...