Advice

Myths about communication in presentations

How often had you heard that effective communication is 55 per cent non-verbal, 38 per cent tone of voice and 7 per cent what you actually say.  There are many who swear by this as some form of mystical statistic that is the key to communication enlightenment itself.  And then there are those that say hang […]

Football, England

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: lessons from the Three Lions

It’s not just the time on the training field that meant the England football team has performed so well – they have also displayed strong mental, team and leadership skills.  Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC explain.

Letter, internet

The JLD column: Harvey Specter’s email problems

Professional problem solver… …probably isn’t the title you would expect to give to a lawyer, but it’s the unofficial title befitting of my vocation. A common misconception among law students is that practising solicitors pace their offices spouting precedents from the likes of Donoghue v Stephenson or Carlill v Carbollic Smoke Ball. I can tell […]

Vac scheme holiday

Vacation schemes: making a good impression

You’ve bought the best suit money can buy and spent hours perfecting your hair. You may now look the part for vacation schemes but, as career coach and business skills trainer Husnara Begum explains, actions are just as important when trying to create a good first impression.

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