Simply Said
Simply Said
Simply Said is the essential handbook for business communication.

Business Context

You rose through the associate ranks because you’re smart, worked hard, and achieved. Now you’re seen as a leader, and you realize it’s not only about you or your accomplishments anymore… now success also flows from inspiring more junior attorneys and developing their skills.

Challenge & Solution

How can you shift your focus and energy to the associates you help manage so that they are empowered and supported to do their best work? How do you balance the needs of the associate and the requirements of the firm?

Exec|Comm’s Motivating & Mentoring program helps you successfully manage others, develop high performing teams, and create more productive working relationships.

Participant Benefits

After participating in this program, you will:

  • Understand the influence of Personal Communication Styles on behavior
  • Tap into individual motivators
  • Employ holistic listening skills
  • Delegate complex assignments clearly
  • Adjust your level of supervision to a junior associate’s competencies
  • Give balanced and constructive performance feedback
  • Create an environment that optimizes team performance
  • Coach people to expand and add to their skill sets
  • Guide junior associates through strong mentorship
  • Handle pushback and emotional reactions effectively

Interactive Learning

You will acquire skills through video recording, group exercises, business specific role plays, and instructor coaching. A typical half-hour includes 10 minutes of instructor briefing and 20 minutes of practice and skill building.

Customization & Sustainability

  • Content: We can tailor the title, skills, exercises, and timing to meet your needs.
  • Setting: This program works in large group, small group, and one-on-one settings.
  • Duration: From standard two-day programs to brief showcases or webinars, we can work within your timeframe.
  • Sustainability Tools: We provide “skills trackers,” checklists, planners, email reminders, access to, continued instructor access, and our book, Simply Said, to extend the learning and increase skill retention.


7 credit hours