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Don’t Settle For Boredom

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Last week over at Above The Law, I wrote a post entitled Grit and a Growth Mindset: It’s the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. A fixed mindset is intimidated by obstacles, sees effort as fruitless, and takes criticism ...

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Overcoming Doubt

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I distinctly remember the first time I was hired by a new client. I was nervous as hell. To be perfectly honest, I felt like a fraud. I had done work for new clients before while I was an associate at ...

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What Do Firms Look For When Hiring New Lawyers?

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This morning I saw on the Legal Skills Prof Blog that a new paper was released on SSRN by Professor Neil W. Hamilton entitled Changing Markets Create Opportunities: Emphasizing the Competencies Legal Employers Use in Hiring New Lawyers (Including Professional Formation/Professionalism). I ...

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Growth v. Fixed Mindset

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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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An Ocean Apart: A Nice Cup Of Tea

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(Editor’s note: This is the first column from our new contributor Jane Babb)  We had a running joke in my family: whenever anything upsetting, challenging, or new and exciting, but daunting happened, my mother would say in her best Yorkshire ...

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Site News and Snowpocalypse

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Just a quick update. For those not aware, I live in Alabama. The state was caught by a surprise snowstorm that caused the city to basically shut down these past few days. I wrote about a bit of my experience ...

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