Vulnerability: The First Step in Developing a Strong Network

Tamara P. Nash
Vulnerability is necessary to help you build a personal and professional network that will accept you for your authentic self.

Vulnerability is necessary to help you build a personal and professional network that will accept you for your authentic self.

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Watch the program Legally Bond and learn how to celebrate authenticity, own your story and successes, create your squad, and leverage relationships for professional growth and personal happiness. During the program, four lawyers, bar leaders, and friends discuss their unlikely journey to friendship, professional development, and success. 

Four lawyers walk into Don Antonio’s Pizza in New York City.

No, this isn’t the beginning of a lame joke with a terrible punchline. It is the genesis of my squad—a dynamic and empowering professional network.

The four of us walked into Don Antonio’s hoping for some NY-style pizza for lunch with people we just met at the ABA Annual Meeting in 2017. We walked out with full bellies and #squadgoals.

Through my squad, I have learned how to navigate the complicated and sometimes nuanced topics of identity, authenticity, and the importance of creating and fostering a professional network.

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