Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise
Oct 2, 7-10:30 pm

City Bar Exclusive Shopping Event at Brooks Brothers
Nov 6, 6-8 pm

Congratulations! You've Passed the Bar
Dec 4, 6-8 pm


 


The Art of Communication
Persuasion Through Storytelling
By Jay Sullivan

Reprinted with the permission of the New York Law Journal


As lawyers, we routinely need to persuade others. We need them to hire us, to find in favor of our clients, to work for us, to promote us to partner. In order to persuade others we must tell engaging stories about how we can help them.

We don’t sell widgets. We don’t have something we can hold up and say, “This is what I’m talking about.” We sell concepts, and most people cannot learn a concept in the abstract. We can only process an idea by its impact on reality. More...



Don’t Miss the Next First Thursdays Event…

On Thursday, October 2nd, join us for the next event in the Young Lawyers Connect First Thursdays Series- a Dinner Cruise on the Spirit of New York. Meet other young attorneys along with young CPA’s and Financial Advisors while enjoying a night of dinner, drinks, networking, and unparalleled views of New York City and Olafur Eliasson’s New York Waterfalls. Space is limited. Register Today

 

Career Reevaluation: Finding the Right Fit
Tue, Oct 7, 9 - 10:30 am

Using Networking and Networking Support Groups...
Wed, Oct 15, 6 - 8 pm

Building Social Capital: An Interactive Program for Women Lawyers…
Mon, Oct 20, 8 am - 10 am

Is a contract, freelance, staff or discovery attorney position right for you?
Mon, Oct 20, 6:30 pm

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A: Receiving negative feedback in the workplace can be very difficult, but when negative feedback comes in the collective form of an overall “bad” evaluation it can be devastating to one’s professional ego and sense of mastery. That being said—there is life and career after what you call a “bad” evaluation if you can identify and find some constructive lessons that you can use in the future First, it is helpful to reframe the term “bad evaluation” by really understanding its purpose and message. This might be hard initially—but at some point ask yourself how much of the evaluation was on target and how much was unfair? More...