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Norman Bacal

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Latest 1 May 2021 | Updated Daily

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Norman Bacal: Author of Take Charge-Part 2-Tackling Fear, Failure and Risk

Talk! with Audrey

Across the span of his career, Norman Bacal, a retired entertainment attorney and founder of the Toronto Office and former national co-managing partner of Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie noticed a void between what he was taught in law school and the practical skills he later developed that actually made a difference in building a successful career. Last week we spoke about his book,  Take Charge, The Skills to Drive Professional Success. I asked him to come back to talk about how to tackle fear, failure, and risk.

19mins

29 Apr 2021

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Norman Bacal: Author of Take Charge-Part 2-Tackling Fear, Failure and Risk

Talk! with Audrey

Across the span of his career, Norman Bacal, a retired entertainment attorney and founder of the Toronto Office and former national co-managing partner of Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie noticed a void between what he was taught in law school and the practical skills he later developed that actually made a difference in building a successful career. Last week we spoke about his book,  Take Charge, The Skills to Drive Professional Success. I asked him to come back to talk about how to tackle fear, failure, and risk.

19mins

29 Apr 2021

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NORMAN BACAL: Author of “Take Charge-The Skills to Drive Professional Success”

Talk! with Audrey

Across the span of his career, Norman Bacal, a retired entertainment attorney and founder of the Toronto Office and former national co-managing partner of Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie noticed a void between what he was taught in law school and the practical skills he later developed that actually made a difference in building a successful career. He joins me now to talk about his book,  Take Charge-The Skills to Drive Professional Success.

31mins

22 Apr 2021

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NORMAN BACAL: Author of “Take Charge-The Skills to Drive Professional Success”

Talk! with Audrey

Across the span of his career, Norman Bacal, a retired entertainment attorney and founder of the Toronto Office and former national co-managing partner of Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie noticed a void between what he was taught in law school and the practical skills he later developed that actually made a difference in building a successful career. He joins me now to talk about his book,  Take Charge-The Skills to Drive Professional Success.

31mins

22 Apr 2021

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Take Charge: The Skills That Drive Professional Success-Norman Bacal! Plant Based Foods Helping The Planet-Poorva Joshipura!

The Dr. Pat Show - Talk Radio to Thrive By!

Norman Bacal discusses Take Charge: The Skills That Drive Professional Success a career and self-help book. He answers questions including what he thinks is the biggest challege young business professionals face today and suggests how they might handle it.Poorva Joshipura of PETA discusses the latest news on the growing plant-based food industry, the impact of the meat and dairy industries on the environment and offers ways that you can help by making minor changes in your everyday life. Earth Day is Thursday, April 22!

20 Apr 2021

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Skills That Drive Professional Success with Host Sandra Beck and Norman Bacal

Coach Talk Radio

Sandra Beck of Coach Talk Radio speaks with Norman Bacal about his new book Take Charge: The Skills That Drive Professional Success.Norman Bacal has been one of Canada's most prominent entertainment lawyers. He has concluded a successful career leading and building an international law firm and sat on the board of a Hollywood studio for almost ten years.Check out Best Fiends- a great mobile play game at Google Play or the Apple App Store for a host recommended game. Also available on itunes, apple podcasts, spotify, i heart radio, stitcher, google podcasts and spotify.

42mins

20 Apr 2021

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TMBS E160: Norman Bacal Author, Take Charge

Tucson Business Radio

About Norman Bacal After founding the Toronto office of Heenan Blaikie in 1989, Bacal went on to build and lead the law firm for fifteen years, in which time it became one of Canada's leading firms and employed more than 1100 people. At the pinnacle of his career, he was among the world's leading entertainment […]The post TMBS E160: Norman Bacal Author, Take Charge appeared first on Business RadioX ®.

13 Apr 2021

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Law School Life & Beyond Leadership Series - Norman Bacal, Author, Motivational Speaker, Leader, Mentor

Law School Life and Beyond

This week on the Law School Life & Beyond Leadership Series, Katya is joined by Norman Bacal. Norman was the managing partner of one of Canada's largest firms, leading over 600 lawyers, two of whom became Prime Ministers of Canada, two became Justices on the Supreme Court of Canada and numerous others with notable careers. Norman is a best-selling author, and just released his latest book, Take Charge. Norman's latest book goes beyond what is taught in the classroom and offers practical advice and tips for interviewing, choosing workplaces, the secrets of service, and much more! In this week's episode, Norman discusses his law school experience at McGill University, his legal career path, advice for law students, and young lawyers and shares his personal anecdotes of his time in the legal profession. Listen to Episode 8 with Norman Bacal, link in bio, or available to stream on all major streaming platforms! Take Charge is available on Norman's website or Amazon! For more information on Norman, check out his website https://normanbacal.com

55mins

25 Feb 2021

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001 Norman Bacal – Leader, Speaker, Author, Mentor

Speak to a Lawyer with Avi Charney

Norman Bacal built a law firm, worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest studios, mentored two generations of young lawyers and five years ago he abandoned it all. It was time to reset, to learn the art of writing from scratch. He has authored a best-selling book and he speaks to audiences regularly about how to succeed. What lessons can he pass on to you?  His next book is a guide on how to succeed as a lawyer. CPD approved for 1 Professionalism hour (by the Law Society of Ontario).The post 001 Norman Bacal – Leader, Speaker, Author, Mentor first appeared on Charney Legal.

51mins

25 Aug 2020

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Good Law | Bad Law - Shakespeare in Law: A Conversation w/ Norman Bacal

Good Law | Bad Law

“Where do you go once you've clawed your way from obscurity to the pinnacle of success?” Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by attorney and author Norman Bacal to discuss the legal thriller, and Norman’s most recent novel, Odell’s Fall, as well as Norman’s personal journey and how the law has inspired his writing. Throughout today’s episode, Norman shares his background and how his career has allowed him to transition into being a published writer. A retired attorney, Norman has 30 years of experience in the law. He explains how he built a law firm that specialized in entertainment – TV and movies, and how this work led him to collaborate with some of Hollywood’s biggest studios. Aaron and Norman contemplate the writing process, success in the legal profession, the relationship between the legal field and creativity, problem solving, editing and more. A modern murder mystery inspired by on one of literature’s greatest stories, Odell’s Fall, is a story of love, jealousy, and deceit. Othello re-imagined in modern Manhattan, the story follows a young, up-and-coming associate in one of New York’s most prestigious law firms. Odell Moore has finally found the woman of his dreams, but will things end better for Odell and his young wife than they did for Othello and Desdemona? Norman explains to Aaron how he found inspiration in Shakespeare’s classic works, as well as his drive for writing and the moments he lives for as an author. In addition to Odell’s Fall, Norman is also the author of the Globe and Mail bestseller, Breakdown. A nonfiction book, Breakdown explores the meteoric rise and devastating fall of the distinguished Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie, once home to Canada’s top lawyers. One of Canada’s leading tax attorneys in the entertainment business, Norman actually founded the Toronto office of Heenan Blaikie in 1989. In 1997, Mr. Bacal became the national co-managing partner, expanding the firm’s operations and brand internationally. For ten years, Norman served on the board of directors for Lionsgate Entertainment and has helped finance countless Canadian films and television programs, as well as a number of Hollywood studio pictures, having had a role in projects like The Hunger Games and My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  To learn more about Norman Bacal, please visit his website here. To check our Mr. Bacal’s novel, Odell’s Fall, please click here. Host: Aaron Freiwald Guest: Norman Bacal Follow Good Law | Bad Law: YouTube: Good Law | Bad Law Facebook: @GOODLAWBADLAW Instagram: @GoodLawBadLaw Website: https://www.law-podcast.com

51mins

17 Apr 2020

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