What Happens to Lawyers Who Rely on Others to "Feed" Them Work


I recently wrote Two Sure Ways to Not Reach Your Potential and included what a young lawyer had shared with me:

Most young lawyers are still fairly apathetic and are comfortable to just get by or let others "feed" them.

Seth Godin recently posted a blog Avoiding the pips (and the MGs) that aptly describes what happens to lawyers who let others "feed" them. He asked what would happen if Gladys Knight had fired one of the Pips or if Booker T had fired one of the MGs. Then he said:

The problem with being a sideman is that you make it (or not) at the whim of the front man.

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