More than 3 million people have viewed this TED talk by Richard St. John. Perhaps you are one of them. If not, I think you will enjoy his 3 ½ minute presentation summarizing ten years worth of interviewing successful people. He describes 8 traits for success that are transferable across all sectors, including legal.
If you are a “workafrolic” like some of us, you may enjoy learning more about Richard St. John’s The 8 Traits Successful People Have in Common in his book/ebook.