From Newcomer to CEO: The Power of Opportunity | Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji | Ida Azefor Podcast
From Newcomer to CEO: The Power of Opportunity | Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji | Your Calgary Lawyers – Osuji & Smith Lawyers – Ida Azefor Podcast – https://www.youtube.com/@IdaAzeforPod…
Charles Osuji is a multi-award-winning lawyer and the CEO of Calgary’s Osuji & Smith law firm in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He achieved recognition as one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 and one of the top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.
From law school in Nigeria to law firm CEO in Calgary, Charles’ rise to the top has been swift—only seven short years—earning him a LEXPERT Rising Star recognition for Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40. With over 45 local and national recognitions and awards in the last few years, he is now leading one of the fastest-growing mid-sized law firms in Calgary. At an age when most lawyers are busy learning their craft, Charles is doing that plus ensuring he is providing mentoring and leadership for his staff of associate lawyers, legal assistants, and articling students.
Charles graduated at the top of his class and quickly rose in his career, earning numerous awards. He excels in various legal areas, including employment law, family law, and more. Charles is committed to mentoring and leading his team while actively giving back to the community by helping newcomers in Calgary.
In this episode, Ida sits with Charles Osuji for a captivating discussion on his journey from newcomer to Managing Partner and CEO of Osuji & Smith. Charles, once unsure about being an entrepreneur, now thrives by staying open to opportunities. We discuss overcoming imposter syndrome and how looking back on personal achievements weakens self-doubt’s grip.
We explore the impact of reflecting on personal history, how it transforms self-doubt into logical self-assurance. Charles emphasizes the importance of mentorship, seeking external guidance from people who truly believe in you, and prioritizing service for success. Tune in for an insightful conversation with Charles Osuji, charting the journey from newcomer to CEO!
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