In Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections, writer Jacob Gershman delivers more than just a clever headline. He focusses on the enhanced listening skills that can be developed through mindfulness techniques.
I don’t have much personal expertise in this area, but I do have the luxury of deferring on this topic to my significant other, Toronto marketing consultant Sandra Bekhor, who has completed mindfulness training.
Of course, mindfulness is far more than just another tool to be utilized to gain tactical advantage, Bekhor notes.
Mindfulness training reduces anxiety, allows us to decompress and sharpens our ability to enjoy life, as humans and professionals.
Those interested in learning more can access the Ontario Bar Association’s Mindful Lawyer CPD series.
Archived video of the OBA’s six-module programme is available free online to OBA members.
Cross posted at Slaw Tips