In his ground breaking book “Emotional Intelligence”, Daniel Goleman looked at the importance of understanding emotional intelligence. This excellent article in the Huffington Post looks at the attributes of emotionally intelligent people. How many do you share? In-House Lawyers need to develop their emotional intelligence. In my blog “Second that Emotion”, I explain why. It … More Bitesize: Emotional Intelligence – Have YOU got it?
I wrote a couple of weeks ago about how it was important for in-house lawyers to realise that they are not just managers of risk, but creators of business opportunity (for that blog, click here). I am going to expand on that theme in this blog. I am going to look at what delivering “value” … More Searching for Yetis – The Mystical Value of Value
Why are GC’s sceptical of their procurement colleagues adding value when buying legal services? Last month further evidence emerged from the US that when it comes to buying external lawyers’ services, the procurement team is not usually on the email invite list. I have had the pleasure of working with procurement colleagues on a number … More He Aint Heavy. He’s my Brother (or at least my colleague from Procurement)