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How To Manage Your Online Reputation

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So I’ve been giving some thought lately to “reputation management” in light of reputation dudebro trying to blackmail me. It was an ineffective and comical attempt, but still, it happened. I’m in a bit of a unique situation when something ...

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#LegalTech Startups – Stop Lying

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This morning I received a press release, which is nothing worthy of comment in and of itself. I get lots of press releases. usually from some PR company that wants to promote a lawyer’s recent: book, case, appearance in the ...

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Technical Competence Is Required, Not Exuberance

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A number of items for your attention, that will provide background reading for what follows. 1) An ongoing theme in my Above The Law column the past month or so has been the over-the-top enthusiasm among technical startups looking to ...

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Do You Feed Your Résumé Or Your Eulogy?

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I’m not a huge fan of David Brooks, but on occasion his columns provoke thought or provide insight. His recent column for the New York Times, The Moral Bucket List, contained a passage that resonated with me: It occurred to me ...

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The Great Conversation: Aristotle on Friendship

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Aristotle, with his common sense approach to problems, frequently states the seemingly obvious. He makes points which on the surface don’t seem revolutionary, but they are shrewd and insightful enough to crystalize truths that, otherwise, would be difficult to articulate. ...

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A Nasty But Effective Negotiation Strategy

"Wait. A party in negotiation might not be completely 100% up-front and true regarding their motivations regarding their position in negotiation?!?"

  “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Being an effective negotiator is an incredibly important aspect of being a lawyer. Whether it be a ...

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