What Is Natural Networking?

What Is Natural Networking?

If you don’t have a book of business, you’re disposable. That’s doubly true in the current legal employment malaise. There are other ways to be indispensable — bill incredible amounts of hours, develop mastery over an esoteric area of law, have invaluable...
Holiday Party Small Talk

Holiday Party Small Talk

It’s that time of year again. The dreaded holiday party season. Lots of time with strangers and acquaintances you’re barely familiar with. That weird Ricky guy from HR. And you have to make small talk and interact with all of them. If the thought of small...
Leave Your Comfort Zone

Leave Your Comfort Zone

I was out of town recently and stopped in at a gym I had never been to before. It’s always an interesting experience to be in a new gym for the first time. Beyond just learning the layout of the gym, there is usually a sizing up by the regulars – even at a...
You Should Cut Down A Tree

You Should Cut Down A Tree

Over the Labor Day weekend, I labored. Particularly, I cut down a tree, by hand, with an ax. I’d wager that less than 5% of the people who read this blog have ever cut down a tree. I recommend it. It offers a microcosm of work, project management, life. I could...