Mitch Jackson

Lawyer at 2013 California Litigation Lawyer of the Year

Master Interpersonal Skills for Professional Success I believe to excel in the legal profession—and indeed, in the broader business world—you must master certain interpersonal skills that turn potential conflicts into collaborative opportunities. Here are seven key strengths, powers, or traits focused on exceptional people skills, that I believe are crucial for any lawyer and applicable to business owners at large: #1: Empathy: The ability to genuinely understand and share the feelings of others, enabling one to anticipate client needs and navigate negotiations with sensitivity. #2: Active Listening: Beyond hearing words, it's about comprehending the underlying emotions and intentions,...