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A sample of Deborah’s perspectives and expertise.

April 20, 2020 in Articles

Virtual Meetings

Communication styles that work in a boardroom often do not translate in a virtual setting. Running a virtual meeting requires a well-thought through approach and style adjustment. This paper provides…
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April 18, 2020 in Articles

The Law Firm Mentor Goes Virtual

When was the last time you reached out to your mentee? Over the last few days, I contacted law firm associates in Canada and the U.S. to understand how mentoring…
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January 9, 2020 in Articles

“Study finds that basically every single person hates performance reviews”

That was the headline of a 2014 Washington Post article. Performance reviews don’t work, and there’s a good reason why - they weren’t designed for today’s workplace.  They gained prominence…
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January 9, 2020 in Articles

Associate Development: Nine Lies About Work

Reading the new Harvard Business Review Press publication, Nine Lies About Work, it was lie #5 that struck me. Lie #5 declared that millennials do not yearn for feedback. My immediate…
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