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Upcoming Live Webinars
Collapse How to be A Hero in Your Next Office Lease Transaction

The real estate industry stacks the cards against the tenant in any leasing transaction. If you will be involved in your firm's leasing decision or simply want to understand the process better, you should attend this session to learn how to level the playing field and maximize your leverage in the marketplace. It's easy — and you can make a big impact — if you take the time to gather the right information and understand a landlord's motivating factors, you will be able to compete in the marketplace.

Objectives:

•Separate fact from fiction — debunk the myth of market.

•Examine the various ways rent is quoted.

•Discover the hidden cost of taking expansion space.

•Evaluate advance renewals — understand the trap of renewing your lease too early.

•Breakdown the economics of lease renewals and see how low your current landlord should go to retain you as a tenant.

Speaker Information:

Douglas Simon started his career as a real estate lawyer for one of Philadelphia's law firms. For the past 15 years, he has been a commercial real estate broker focusing on the special needs of tenants. Simon represents numerous law firms in their leasing requirements and has represented AmLaw 200 firms for more than 15 years throughout the country.

60 Minutes

•Audience: Basic

•CLM App Management Category -FS: Legal Industry/Business Management

Formats Available: On-Demand (recording), Webinar (live) + On-Demand (recording)
Original Seminar Date: August 06, 2019

Approved Credit:
  • ALA: 1 hour CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists, 1 hour CLMSM Recertification Credit

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    Collapse November Author Summit Series: Dr. Mark Goulston

    In the fourth series of webcasts, Ari Kaplan is back to present a series of interviews with legal industry experts and consultants who will discuss creating a culture of business development, dealing with irrational people and creating highly functional teams. Each one-hour webcast will focus on one of these hot topics, presented in a fun and engaging interview.

     

    Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life

    One of the most damaging forces impacting law firm performance is an undercurrent of unhealthy human interactions that can poison the workplace. This is especially amplified in the legal profession which, by its very nature, is high stress and features battles between emotionally charged parties. It is a virtual breeding ground for destructive interpersonal conflict.

    Based on the best-selling book Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life, Dr. Mark Goulston addresses the causes of, and solutions for, this productivity draining behavior. During this insightful and highly engaging 60-minute program, Dr. Goulston provides practical tools and tips that can be used immediately to deal with the most difficult people at work and in life.

    Objectives:

    •             Identify ways to recognize who will drive you crazy

    •             Understand how and why they trigger you

    •             Learn powerful and simple approaches to counteract their negative influences

    Dr. Mark Goulston is a former FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer, psychiatrist, preeminent suicide prevention expert, executive coach, international speaker and consultant. He is the author of seven books, including the #1 selling book on listening in the world, Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone, and Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life (in Russia the title was translated to mean "How To Deal with A**holes" and went viral). He is a frequent contributor to publications including Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Business Insider, Business Journals, Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and has appeared on major news channels including CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC News, the Today Show and Oprah. On his highly regarded podcasts, he has interviewed luminaries such as Larry King, Norman Lear, and Ivan Misner.

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: November 08, 2019
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    Collapse November Author Summit Series: Philip Folsom

    In the fourth series of webcasts, Ari Kaplan is back to present a series of interviews with legal industry experts and consultants who will discuss creating a culture of business development, dealing with irrational people and creating highly functional teams. Each one-hour webcast will focus on one of these hot topics, presented in a fun and engaging interview.

    Using Lessons from Tribes to Create Highly Functional Teams

    In this one-hour program, anthropologist Philip Folsom will reveal the ancient mysteries of humanity that can have a transformational impact on the health and high performance of today’s organizations. He will describe how, by invoking the universal lessons of tribal behavior, leaders can turn average or poorly functioning groups into highly collaborative teams. Folsom will lead you through this program that is based on his years of first-hand experiences studying human and animal behavior.

    Objectives:

    •             Learn why shaping environments of trust and safety is crucial for success

    •             Gain tools for creating trust and safety

    •             Learn how to navigate conflict with skill and versatility

    •             Learn how to implement accountability and goal-setting to achieve sustainable and thriving tribes

    Anthropologist Philip Folsom has been an industry leader in the fields of executive coaching and culture development for over 20 years. He is a regular instructor for USC’s Marshall School of Business and has presented at over 50 major universities across the world. Folsom’s corporate clients include organizations such as Space X, Apple, and Google.  He sits on the High Performance Board of Red Bull North America and is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: November 15, 2019
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    Collapse March Author Summit Series 1: Scott Warrick, JD, MLHR, CEQC, SHRM-SCP

    Peggy Siems, ALA's Senior Manager of Professional Development, interviews author Scott Warrick, former employment and labor attorney and HR professional, about his book Solve Employee Problems Before They Start: Resolving Conflict in the Real World. Warrick distills conflict resolution to just three simple moves: Empathic Listening, Parroting, and Rewards (EPR). Learn how to become an Emotionally Intelligent communicator, as mental toughness is a critical component in resolving conflict.


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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: March 06, 2020
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    Collapse March Author Summit Series 2: Jerry Rosenthal

    Peggy Siems, ALA's Senior Manager of Professional Development, interviews author Jerry Rosenthal, consultant and Lean Six Sigma Matter Black Belt, about his book Small Doses: Common Sense to Common Practice. Leadership, Process Improvement and Life. Each of these areas of thought influences the other two in unique and interesting ways. Read simple and sometimes comedic stories and examples from an innocent bystander.


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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: March 13, 2020
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    Collapse March Author Summit Series 3: Gina Furia Rubel, Esq.

    Peggy Siems, ALA's Senior Manager of Professional Development, interviews author Gina Furia Rubel, Esq., public relations consultant and founder of Furia Rubel Communications, Inc. about her book Everyday Public Relations for Lawyers: A No Nonsense Strategic PR Guide. Get hands-on advice on all the critical aspects of public relations, from the dos and don'ts of media relations to controlling your message to harnessing the power of the internet. The updated and expanded second edition includes everything you need to know about modern law firm public relations.


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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: March 20, 2020
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    Collapse Onboarding and Offboarding Team Members in a Remote Work World

    ALA Today: The Virtual Conference offered many popular sessions, including this one from speaker Drew Amoroso. As the size of your remote workforce grows, your ability to run exceptional and effective onboarding and offboarding programs becomes even more critical. The way you approach these processes sets the tone for your teams and your remote work environment. Learn best practices for how to cultivate and implement onboarding and offboarding programs that help your teams feel connected and strengthen your ability to nurture remote talent.

    Objectives:

    • Identify high-level best practices for developing onboarding and offboarding programs.
    • Use simple, actionable concepts to build a new program or strengthen an existing one.
    • Employ technology to increase the effectiveness of your program.
    • Prepare a plan that will set both you and your team members up for success.

    Other Information:

    • Educational Category: Human Resources Management
    • 60 Minutes
    • Audience Level: Intermediate
    • CLM App Management Category for Functional Specialists: Human Resources Management
    • CLM Recertification Eligible: Yes
    • HRCI: General Credit
    • SHRM: Consultation
    • SHRM Learning Format: Instructor-Led Activity
    • CLE: Participatory Credit
    • CPE Field of Study: Personnel/HR
    • CPE Credit Eligible: 1
    • CPE Prerequisites: None
    • CPE Advanced Preparation: None

    Speaker:

    Drew Amoroso is an Attorney, public speaker and Founder of DueCourse, a mobile application that helps professionals strengthen their workday mindset and show up at their best at work. He's the host of The Workday Mindset Podcast and “11 at 11,” a weekly webinar series that features one actionable concept you can use to improve your workday. He is also a frequent contributor to Legal Management magazine.

    Formats Available: On-Demand (Recording), Webinar (Live) + On-Demand (Recording)
    Original Seminar Date: October 28, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • ALA: 0.00 hours CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists

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