Eric W. Fox - People Analytics at Hire an Esquire, Inc. - Episode 146


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Show Notes

  • How do we build a better lawyer? Peeling back the lawyer brain onion with Eric Fox.
  • Eric’s background in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
  • Seeing statistics and theory as a mix of art and science.
  • Predicting social behavior to a reliable degree.
  • On the “boosted ego” of lawyers.
  • The importance of the trait of agreeableness.
  • The “Big 5” factor analysis of personality traits and the connection to everyday language.
  • On “conscientiousness" and “resilience.” How to evaluate these important lawyer traits.
  • Brain plasticity and if our best traits are based on nature or nurture.
  • Why too much of a good trait can be a bad thing.
  • Why agreeableness might lead you to a lower salary.
  • How Hire an Esquire is using psychometric data to improve client results and the overall legal system.
  • Predicting performance. Saving money.

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