Treat colleagues with respect

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Mr Marshall Fitz
Mr Marshall Fitz

Mr Marshall Fitz is Director of Advocacy for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Washington, DC. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, School of Law where he served on the

Virginia Law Review

. Here's his take on four questions from

Business Line


Two things that my education/training taught me:

To think critically and outside the box.

The importance and power of clear, cogent writing.

Two things I learnt from my work/real life:

The most important skills (but too often the least emphasised) are interpersonal skills, the ability to work and relate to others in a positive way.

Even during crises you must treat co-workers and colleagues with kindness and respect.

What I look for the most in a new recruit:

I always look for two qualities: intelligence, and the interpersonal skills that are essential to working as part of a team.

A book that I read recently:

A Fine Balance

, by Robinton Mistry.

As told to Kannan Srinivasan, a US-based chartered accountant.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated September 25, 2006)
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