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The Pomodoro Technique For Time Management

The Pomodoro Technique For Time Management

Sometimes one of the most difficult problems people face is actually putting aside the time to work. People often attempt to multi-task multiple projects at one time while simultaneously juggling email, Twitter, etc. Frankly, it’s an incredibly ineffective method in which to conduct your work. We aren’t computers. ...

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Client Service Is Not A “Frill”

Client Service Is Not A “Frill”

Law students and new lawyers are often concerned about what it takes to stand out and be successful as a lawyer. Law schools place a heavy emphasis on the technical aspects of being a lawyer. Critical thinking, analysis, drafting, etc. ...

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Growth v. Fixed Mindset

Growth v. Fixed Mindset

A brief video I found that highlights the difference between adopting a growth mindset or a fixed mindset (A concept I’ve blogged about multiple times). How you face the day is your choice.

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Worry a Lot

Worry a Lot

Good lawyers sometimes have trouble sleeping. They wake up in the middle of the night, their mind racked with some minute detail of a transaction. Thoughts swirling about the deposition tomorrow morning. Second guessing the discovery response they filed that ...

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Conquering Small Talk Anxiety

Conquering Small Talk Anxiety

A couple weeks ago I had two separate new law grads email me asking about networking. I spent about 30 minutes or so talking on the phone with each of them. (Yes, I gave them my number and took time out of ...

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Avvo: Spamalicious

Avvo: Spamalicious

Texas criminal-defense lawyer Mark Bennett has been on a tear recently. In a series of posts, Bennett systematically cuts through the arguments for “revenge porn” statutes, displaying why any such statute would likely be held unconstitutional: Six Ways to Screw ...

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Goals Are For Losers

Goals Are For Losers

Scott Adams in an excerpt from his new book that appeared in the Wall Street Journal: To put it bluntly, goals are for losers. That’s literally true most of the time. For example, if your goal is to lose 10 ...

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