Five Ways to Leave Your Lawyer at Work

Tal Fagin, a former M&A attorney and a certified life coach, is interviewed on “how to leave your lawyer at work”.  Yes, we’re talking about you, not your co-workers or outside counsel:

“There are particular personality traits that make us good lawyers. For example, most lawyers are professional pessimists, able to spot the possible catastrophes in a transaction and anticipate a wide range of problems in any scenario. Most of us are also urgent, efficient, intense and results-oriented. And we learn to regulate our emotions to be effective. Sounds great, right? Maybe. But while these traits make you a good lawyer, they do not make for a happy life. What to do? ”

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