Webinars

Lean and Focused: Shrinking Smartly and Strategically

A smaller budget paired with a membership that has increasingly specialized needs can leave an organization stretched thin. But even challenges like these open up unique governance opportunities. Finance and strategy experts Jim Croft and Bela Barner will help you think more strategically and prioritize budgets to do more with less.

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40 Tips to Thrive During Your Bar Presidency

Leadership can be daunting, but we can’t let stress and constant activity prevent us from truly enjoying this unique experience. We close out the first day of the BLI with a series of quick, practical tips on leadership, wellness, time management, technology, and more, from bar leaders and staff who know what it takes to make the most of a whirlwind year.

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Presidential Communications in Good Times & Bad

Whether through a president’s column or social media outlets, communicating is a big part of a bar leader’s job. This session will help those who are less comfortable with social media and technology communicate more effectively. Get practical advice about what to talk about, what to avoid, and how to tell your story well. A bar communications professional will give you tips on how to inform, entertain, and connect with your legal community.

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Essential Practices of Effective Stewardship

If leadership today is more about influence than it is about authority, what questions should you be thinking about as you prepare to step into your leadership role? Governance expert Vicki Clark joins us to explore the practices that set exceptional leaders apart, and that enable them to help guide their organizations through periods of challenge and opportunity.

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Mastering Executive Presence

As we move into positions of leadership, we are expected to project confidence, command respect, convey authenticity, and motivate others through our words and actions. Join Brooke Vuckovic, clinical professor of leadership at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, to learn about the core components that make up presence, and strategies for establishing it early in our leadership journey.

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