This Legal Life: NOT Another Legal Podcast

by Nexl

This Legal Life explores the human side of law, focusing on the dynamics between people. Host Ben Chiriboga, Chief Growth Officer at Nexl, invites guests to dive deep into various relationship topics often overlooked in legal circles. The show tackles various issues affecting the legal profession, from overcoming silos and fostering collaboration to battling toxic work environments and building strong client relationships. W ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • The Golden Rule: Building Personal Relationships with Deb Scaringi

    The Golden Rule: Building Personal Relationships with Deb Scaringi

    In this episode host Ben Chiriboga, Chief Growth Officer at Nexl, sits down with Deb Scargini, Principal, Scaringi Marketing, to explore the Golden Rule: "Treat others as you would like to be treated." They discuss its essence across cultures, practical ways to implement it in daily life, and the challenges of living by this principle. Tune in for insights on building deeper, more respectful personal relationships and hear stories of how small acts of kindness and empathy can make a big difference. Connect with Deb: www.scaringimarketing.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/debscaringi/

  • The Human-AI Partnership: Strengthening Legal Connections with Sophia Lagerholm

    The Human-AI Partnership: Strengthening Legal Connections with Sophia Lagerholm

    In this episode of This Legal Life, host Ben Chiriboga is joined by Sophia Lagerholm, Head of Digital & Innovation at Advokatfirman Delphi. Ben and Sophia delve into the transformative role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the legal sector, exploring its profound impact on professional relationships, interagency collaboration, and community engagement. Join them as they dissect three pivotal areas where AI is reshaping the landscape of legal practices.

  • The Ripple Effect: How Your Actions Can Create Impact with John Eix

    The Ripple Effect: How Your Actions Can Create Impact with John Eix

    Launching new initiatives can be an exhilarating yet daunting journey. In this episode, our host, Ben Chirigoba, Chief Growth Officer at Nexl, is joined by John Eix, Director at Crowe & Dunlevy, to explore the power of the ripple effect and how it emphasizes the impact of small actions and the importance of authenticity. Drawing inspiration from John's experience of starting a nonprofit, they uncover the profound influence that small conversations and actions can have in creating positive change. John's story is a testament to the fact that even the smallest gestures can significantly impact. Applying the principles of the ripple effect in the professional setting requires being proactive, valuing oneself, and permitting oneself to have an impact. John and Ben delve into strategies for navigating challenges, embracing the gains of launching new initiatives, and understanding the ripple effects that can be created along the way. Building relationships and mentoring others emerge as key components of creating these ripple effects in the professional world. John and Ben explore how fostering meaningful connections and sharing knowledge can empower individuals to contribute positively. Join Ben and John as they explore the ripple effect, uncover the transformative power of small actions, and discover how embracing authenticity can create a lasting impact. Tune in to gain insights on navigating challenges, cultivating proactive mindsets, and building relationships that can amplify your professional journey.

  • Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Techniques for Mastering Problem-Solving with Michelle Woodyear

    Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Techniques for Mastering Problem-Solving with Michelle Woodyear

    On this episode of This Legal Life, host Ben Chiriboga sits down with Michelle Woodyear, Principal Consultant at Mount Insights. Michelle and Ben delve into the key pillars of creative problem-solving and their application across industries, including the legal field, to drive innovative solutions. They also explore practical techniques for overcoming creative blocks and highlight the importance of cultivating a creative mindset in problem-solving.

  • Unlocking Growth: The Power of Client-Centric BD Strategies with Raya Blakeley-Glover

    Unlocking Growth: The Power of Client-Centric BD Strategies with Raya Blakeley-Glover

    In this episode of This Legal Life, Raya Blakely Glover, Global Head of Business Development for Markets and Business Relationships at Bird & Bird, joins host Ben Chiriboga, Chief Growth Officer at Nexl, to dive into the power evolution of client-facing business development teams. Raya and Ben share how law firms' approach to business development has changed over the years, particularly in the US market. They discuss the characteristics of successful BD team members.