On this week’s Wealthy Woman Lawyer ® Podcast, we speak with Heidi Gardner, PhD. Dr. Gardner is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession, Faculty Chair of the school’s Accelerated Leadership Program, and co-founder of the Gardner & Co. Research and Advisory Firm. She’s also the author of more than 70 books, chapters, case studies and articles, including: Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos, published in 2017, and Leadership for Lawyers: Essential Strategies for Law Firm Success, published in 2019.

Previously, Dr. Gardner was a Professor at Harvard Business School and has been named a Next Generation Business Guru by Thinkers50. She’s also lived and worked on four continents, including as a Fulbright Fellow, and for both McKinsey & Company and Procter & Gamble.

We discuss smart collaboration and its tangible outcomes, as well as: 

  • Best practices for working remotely
  • How and why women solve problems differently
  • Projections for future legal models
  • Efficiently dividing time between leadership and management
  • And more