Entries by Kathryn

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Innovation from Within: Why law firms need to engage Millennials and other right-brained thinkers to thrive.

    It’s clear. The mounting pressures facing the legal services sector are not part of a cycle – they are here to stay. Simple tweaks are no longer going to cut it. We need to face the facts. But, are we equipped to do so? Do we have the right mindset, perspective and training?  Law […]

Presenting “The New Conversation with Your Client” at IPIC

Kathryn Szymczyk, Director of SC&C | Igniting Your Practice, together with Denise Lacombe, Director, Legal at AstraZeneca Canada Inc. will be addressing the plenary session at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s 91st Annual Meeting Oct. 11-13, 2017 in Niagara Falls, Canada with a presentation on attracting and working with in-house counsel. The session will be moderated by Arnold […]

THE CATALYST COURSE

Instead of investing in another business development training course for your lawyers, invest in yourself. The Firm will reap the rewards over and over. Rooted in leading edge neuroscience on motivation, changing mindsets and strategic thinking, this course will strengthen your ability to support lawyers bring in better, bigger and more loyal business to the firm.

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High Performance Lawyers Hire “Lawyer Coaches” To Enhance Their Performance

In the cover story of their July issue, Canadian Lawyer Magazine reported on the benefits of hiring “lawyer coaches” to support lawyers in reaching their potential as leaders, business developers and service providers while staying motivated and in peak form (http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/6480/Coaching-lawyers.html). SC&C’s Kathryn Szymczyk was interviewed for the article. Her business development coaching was described: […]

“DEVELOPING A LEGAL PRACTICE TODAY” KATHRYN SZYMCZYK PRESENTS TO THE CBA COMPETITION LAW SECTION YOUNG LAWYERS

After hearing tips on working with expert witnesses and key issues on consumer protection law in Canada, the CBA National Competition Law Section’s Young Lawyers Half Day Symposium in Ottawa, ended with an interactive session presented by SC&C’s Kathryn Szymczyk entitled “Developing A Legal Practice Today: What They Didn’t Teach You In Law School”.