If you really want to grow your practice, advance your career, or be a more effective leader, try honing your listening skills. Being an active listener is crucial if you want to build business relationships. And relationship building is key in everything you do as a lawyer (i.e. when you are not giving legal advice or advocating for your clients).
Sometimes, active listening means saying nothing.
In my recent article in the ABA’s GPSolo eReport, I discuss why it is important to think twice before we open our mouths.