As lawyers we often rely on our “brain power” to get us through those difficult negotiations and our physical health (and exercise more specifically) is what allows us to maximise its performance.
Lawyer beware: how our Unconscious Bias can “leak out” in mediations.
One of the biggest problems we face in negotiations is our own failure to move from a perspective that no longer best serves our needs. An ability to change our perspective is a form of Growth Mindset that I like to call, “suggestibility”.
Many of us have chosen careers that are serious in nature – that play an important role in the lives of others. How then, do we separate our ego from that role? To learn to take our service seriously, but not ourselves?