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Have you noticed that a lot of long-time colleagues at your bar or other bars have been announcing their retirement lately? Are you planning to retire soon yourself? See how some bar staff members reached the decision that it's time to go-and how they and their bars are making the transition.
However smart you are "on paper," some experts say, you won't go far unless you are also smart when it comes to reading others' emotions and managing your own. Why are these skills so important, and how can you develop them-and help others develop them, too?
You think your foundation's development program is pretty successful. But how can you be sure, and is there more you could be doing? ALPS Foundation Services has developed a test that can help you determine where you are and where you need to go. In this article, the first eight of a total of 17 questions are explained.
Michelle A. Behnke, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services gives her take on the boom in retirements among bar staff and bar members alike. Also, she'd like to remind you that BLI is right around the corner, and she hopes to see you there.