AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENHANCE RELATIONSHIPS, INITIATIVES, AND HUMAN CONNECTION
This is my fourth post on law firms and the Coronavirus Crisis. This week I’ll examine how firms can make themselves stronger in the long term, by actions they take during the crisis.
This post was inspired by a question Bob Ambrogi asked me on his show, Law Insights, earlier this month: “Do you think there are any silver linings in this crisis,” he asked. I answered yes and offered a couple of brief examples.
I think the crisis actually creates a number of significant opportunities to advance firm interests, including to:
- Strengthen vital relationships
- Activate institutional resources
- Address projects that need attention
- Achieve a shared sense of accomplishment
Strengthening Vital Relationships
Law firms have a number of vital relationships, including, specifically, with their people, their clients, their suppliers, and their communities. In each case there is a mutuality of interest and dependence. The healthier and stronger those relationships are, the healthier and stronger the firm is.
In a time like this, the way people interact with each other matters. Nearly everyone is under stress, and uncertain about the future. They notice who seems sincerely to care about them, and who does not.
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