Everyday opportunities are coming to you–but you may not see them. One of the keys to success is how you take advantage of each opportunity that presents itself. The challenge is (1) to see these opportunities and (2) make sure you take advantage of each of these opportunities and do not let them pass you by.
The opportunity might call you on the phone.
The opportunity might meet you in the street.
The opportunity might email you.
Regardless of how the opportunity approaches you, it will. Everyone meets opportunities each day. You cannot afford to let these individual opportunities slip through your fingers. Unfortunately, most people fail to take advantage of even a small percentage of the opportunities available to them. In fact, most people never even see the opportunities that are right in front of them waiting to be found.
As a result of not seeing the opportunities that are out there, ...
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It is extremely difficult for new paralegals to obtain employment at small to mid-size firms who do not have the time to train them. Schools are training legal assistants very poorly. That is why I created my own paralegal training course on Udemy.
Paula Christensen is a Certified Paralegal and has been a member of Christensen & Jensen in Salt Lake City, UT, for more than thirty-five years. She specializes in plaintiff's personal injury, appellate work, and construction defect cases. Ms. Christensen is also involved in helping with some civil rights cases and other work trying to reign in government agencies. In addition, she served in the Utah Paralegal Association (UPA) for several years in the capacity
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