In my last column we explored how entrepreneurial characteristics can augment librarian skills. Once again, using Entrepreneur.com’s article 25 Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs, we continue with points #8 to 25.
8. Project a positive business image. Unfortunately we still see that old “us and them” mentality in law firms: lawyers — and everyone else. Help diminish that by always projecting a positive business image. With a Masters degree (or commensurate experience), you too are a professional, but short of wearing your resume as a visible badge, use demeanour (confident and positive), speech (thoughtful, considered and forthright) and relationships . . . [more]