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MDC and StrategyHorse present: “Rising Leader Academy”

StrategyHorse Consulting Group

Module 1: Confidence
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
5:30 p.m.

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
100 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

StrategyHorse has created an innovative curriculum designed to engage and inspire the confidence and competency younger professionals need to lead their firms into the future. The curriculum will be presented in a series of interactive workshops designed specifically for promising lawyers in their mid-20s to mid-40s that are expected to secure the legacy of their firms. Each workshop has been carefully created with an understanding that real progress cannot happen without first revealing and directly addressing the motivation (cares, fears, wants) behind the behavior of the next generation of law firm leadership.

Who Should Participate?

Associate and junior partner attorneys with at least 3 years’ experience that have demonstrated an interest in firm leadership and growth.

Watch this interview with Wendy Merrill to learn more about MDC's StrategyHorse modules.


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Module 1: Confidence

This workshop will provide participants with the means to identify, understand and promote one’s individual value proposition, an essential component for effective leadership and business development. We will address the importance of self-advocacy as well as how each Rising Leader can both position themselves and others to be ambassadors for their personal brand and the brand of their firm. We will discuss the creation of stakeholders in the community, including peers and referral sources, and establish criteria for qualifying and cultivating “best clients”. Towards the end of the session the attorneys will understand how to apply what they’ve learned to their role in the recruitment and development of other younger lawyers.

Each workshop will be approximately 2 hours in duration and be interactive in nature. Participants will receive a brief pre-workshop summary to help prepare them to get the most out of their participation.

$225 per person and
$750 for a package of all 4 workshops

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