James McCormick on How Trial and Error Can Improve Listening Skills

In Chapter 19 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" McCormick shares how trial and error has helped him become a better listener. Listening helps McCormick determine what is motivating someone's point of view or behavior so he can be more helpful sourcing candidates for new jobs. James McCormick is a Partner at Empire Search Partners in New York City. Previously, he practiced law as an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney for Proskauer Rose and Jones Day. He earned a JD at Tulane Law School and a BA in History at the University of Michigan.