The most basic understanding of leadership and leadership roles involves organizing a group of people together to achieve a common goal. In recent studies it has been found that there is much more to leadership development and leadership roles than just simply having people work under you. Now a days being a creative leader is something that can play a major role in shaping a business, team, or organization. In the case of leadership development in the law firm, creative leadership is an asset; something that sets you apart from an everyday manager. A recent article published by Roland Smith and Paul Marrow describes changing the nature of leadership in law firms, and goes on to state that “leadership should produce change with a useful outcome”. they go on to list 4 key skills/abilities that a creative leader should refine: Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.