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Friday, October 30, 2020

What We’re All Doing Wrong (and why I do what I do)

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I was privileged recently to be interviewed by Mitch Jackson for his latest project, Human Social.

Check out the interview below where we cover a lot of ground to help young lawyers in practice.

In particular we talked about:

  • why I started Tips for Lawyers, and what I’m hoping to achieve;
  • where lawyers in Australia and around the world are dropping the ball when it comes to relationship development;
  • the things that young lawyers should be doing from day 1; and
  • how making time for what’s important is critical to your ongoing success.

Check it out here:

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