Professor Anna Caballé examines the role biographies play in developing empathy, from the ancient world to their ongoing importance in our complex modern society.
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Self-motivation lets you make the most of your emotions in order to set and achieve your goals, apply your strengths to overcome complicated situations, and continue to grow.
Personality studies of lawyers tend to find low sociability as a predominant character trait, which is associated with limited empathy skills.
Clearly expressing your opinions and what you want to communicate, utilizing all the tools at your disposal, will strengthen your standing and lend more consistency to what you say and convey.
A truly useful classification system tells us whether or not emotions are adaptive and what to do with them.
Drawing upon philosophical thinking, Professor Suárez examines how we might develop skills and tools to maintain our “humanness” in an increasingly complex world and the importance of cultivating practices that produce harmony.
Yoko Takagi, partner at White and Case, on the advice she believed would have been useful when she was starting her career and that double as good life advice in this particular context.
Soledad Atienza recognizes the opportunities for the future of legal education and the profession.
The emergence of Spanish legal clinics with a focus on transactional lawyering is having a positive effect on the development of law students.
Natural language has important and diverse roles to play in facilitating critical innovation the future legal industry will require.
The European Union has created a host of EU laws, but appears to be have been late in realizing the fundamental importance of an independent judiciary.
The ability to identify emotions is a great ally for lawyers but few take advantage of it. Now is the time to incorporate it at the company and individual levels.
The shift in today’s working world is pushing corporate law to find a new normal. Corporate lawyers need to move seamlessly with this shift and take on the new profile of a liquid lawyer.
With most non-urgent legal activity having been suspended indefinitely as a result of the pandemic, the judicial system is facing a steep uphill climb. With this unprecedented digitalization of the workforce, returning to age-old methods is no longer viable; innovation is crucial.
Learning from the story of a wine family that decided to hire sharecroppers as employees, a new article depicts the employment relationship as a flexible instrument, capable of adapting to the changing nature of hyper-digitized labor markets.
Though globalization is a commercial reality, much law remains national. In order to give good guidance, all global lawyers must be trained in comparative law.
The current global health crisis is a unique opportunity to ‘recondition’ the system to better reflect the increased global interconnectedness of people, organisations and states across the world.
No one knows how the post-pandemic world will look like. While many foresee diminished civil liberties and limits to our prosperity, I want to suggest a more optimistic possibility.
Around the world governments are adopting broad-ranging powers to battle COVID-19. But what will these powers mean for our democratic societies once the pandemic is over?
Transformative ideas can lead the way to a better European Union. For them to be successfully implemented, however, we must stop seeing the EU as being in a state of constant crisis
Instituting gender quotas is a controversial approach to achieving gender equality. The question is: does it take us a step closer to breaking the glass ceiling?
The complexity of the regulatory panorama won’t allow us to make concrete predictions about the future of Smart Mobility. Evaluating the different paths Smart Mobility might take, however, will allow us to prepare for its future challenges and opportunities.
Employee well-being has emerged as a strategic human resources challenge in today’s organizations and law firms are no exception.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly present in our daily lives. As AI takes on a wider range of more serious responsibilities, we will have to deepen its understanding in order to avoid machine-generated errors of judgment. Many experts point to an explanatory function as the solution—is it the only answer?
Through a thrilling depiction of real-life politics, Brexit: The Uncivil War puts a spotlight on how the digital era has transformed democracy.
How effective are roles like Legal Project Management in creating a positive working environment and happy employees?
What role does law play in our society? What capacity does a lawyer have to change people’s lives? What can humanism contribute in relation to law?
Being an informed voter is hard by itself. Nowadays, it is even harder with the rise of disinformation.
Despite our best efforts to mitigate climate change, we are still incurring in costly mistakes. There are no shortcuts in this fight to save our planet, and we cannot allow our margin of error to get any narrower.
It’s not perfect, but it could work: The Action Plan against disinformation in the 2019 European elections
More resources, better coordination between States and collaboration between digital platforms and media, to combat disinformation and ensure free and fair European elections.