Episode 14: The Scarcity Mindset in the Paralegal Profession

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson discusses the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about: how the scarcity mindset is a problem in the paralegal profession.

What is the scarcity mindset? It’s when someone thinks that they can’t be successful if others are. And it shows itself when paralegals are not willing to share their knowledge and skills with others because they think there can only be one rockstar paralegal in the room. It’s one of the reasons why employers are reluctant to hire entry-level paralegals – because most of us know that this is happening and don’t know what to do to fix it.

Join Ann for this frank discussion and keep the conversation going by being the paralegal with an abundance mindset who wants to help EVERY paralegal succeed.

Show Highlights

  • How to handle someone with a scarcity mindset
  • It absolutely does not take 10, 20, or 30 years of experience to be a rockstar paralegal
  • Advice for new paralegals who are not getting the mentoring or training they need


You can fast-track your career with our 3-Step Roadmap to Manage Cases Like a Rockstar Litigation Paralegal! If you are new (or fairly new) to litigation, this free guide will help you get a handle on your cases and be able to anticipate what the attorney needs before they ask for it.


Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

If you are a new (or fairly new) litigation paralegal, reserve your seat in the free masterclass that Ann mentioned in this episode. https://paralegal-bootcamp.com/masterclass

Up Next Week!

We’re going to help you take your problem-solving to the next level with some techniques and tools.

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