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Blawg Review #287 Here Monday

So I’ll be hosting Blawg Review again this upcoming Monday. If any readers know of any notable legal related posts (their own or others / blawgs or just another blog touching on interesting legal matters) from the past week or ...

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Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen

Just saw this over at Overlawyered. (You read them right? They’re great.) “Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen” by Neil Dilloff of DLA Piper. The following practice tips probably will be of the most use to younger litigators. To the more senior ...

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Organize Dissent

Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., famed chairman of General Motors in its heyday, has been attributed with saying the following at a top committee meeting: ‘Gentlemen, I take it we are all in complete agreement on the decision here.’ Everyone around ...

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How to Prime Insight

Interesting piece on on how to trick oneself into creativity over at Psycasm. I thought the best bit was below: In a seperate papar, Chrysikou (2006), looked at how best to train insight. It seems (from my understanding of the ...

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Every Word Matters

Consider the following: (1) Sally hates Mary. a. How likely is this because Sally is the kind of person who hates people? b. How likely is this because Mary is the kind of person whom people hate? Thus begins the ...

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Competing With Chinese Companies On Price

Great entry today over at China Law Blog: There’s a story I often tell clients regarding China pricing. Co-blogger, Steve Dickinson, is a long time friend of a very successful Chinese factory owner in Shandong Province. Steve visited his friend ...

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66 Days to Change Your Behavior

That’s according to some new research from Lally, P., van Jaarsveld, C., Potts, H., and Wardle, J. in the  European Journal of Social Psychology 10.1002/ejsp.674. From a review at the BPS Digest Blog: (the) team recruited 96 undergrads (mean age 27) ...

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