Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search: Why Attorneys Need to be Exploited to Succeed
Something occurs in the minds of attorneys that prevents many from realizing their potential for success. They get hung up on whether they are being taken advantage of by their employers. In contrast, most successful lawyers trust the system to take care of them. They believe that if they do their best and give their best, the system will work out for them.
In most organizations, there is a conflict between advancing those who give their all and holding back those who do not. Too many people are held back because of their fear of exploitation. Paranoia about being exploited will hurt you in relationships, professional and personal, and in whatever else you do.