Firm culture… You have one… whether you created it intentionally, or whether it “just happened.” Most of the time, it “just happens” with no deliberate action. People do what they do… and it spreads.

What if you focused on what creates a positive, constructive culture… and what creates a less effective firm culture? That is

Building strong relationships requires that we open up. Show our vulnerability, our imperfections and truly connect with people, because as we know people hire lawyers they know and trust.

Fast Company’s contributor Drake Baer in his article… Empathy Equals Scary Vulnerability -And It’s Totally Necessary For Success, wrote…

Sociologist/badass Brené Brown defines vulnerability as