Episode #20 Building Connection


Connection. You can’t build a relationship without it.

With some people it’s just easy. You meet, you talk, you hit it off immediately. But if you want to get ahead in your legal career you can’t rely on the effortless connection you form with people who are just like you. You need to be able to connect with anyone.

This isn’t always easy.

When you meet someone who looks different to you, dresses differently, speaks differently, has a different background to you, is from a different culture .. is at a different level of seniority or even that they work in a different part of the firm, your brain may register this as a barrier and make you think connection isn’t possible.

This isn’t true.

It’s easy to build connection. You just need to know how.

In episode 20 I bring you Building Connection. I give you the 3 steps that will draw people to you and make it easy for you to connect with them.

But be warned! None of these steps will work if you allow your thoughts to get in the way. So because I want you to succeed at this, I also talk you through the 4 pitfalls you need to be aware of so you can get out of your own way and build the connections you need.

In this episode:

  • The 3 steps to building connection with people who are different to you
  • How to remember names!
  • How much time to spend talking about you (hint: not alot)
  • The 4 common thinking mistakes you make when networking which will stop you connecting with others Happy Listening

P.S. Are you struggling to build the relationships that you need to progress your legal career? I will teach you how. Book a free consult with me HERE now. Lawyers only.

Mentioned in this episode: Ralph Waldo Emerson — ‘In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.’

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