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What Makes Lawyers Happy?

What Makes Lawyers Happy?

Many law students and new lawyers are obsessed with things such as rank, grades, and law review. But (thanks to the Legal Skills Prof Blog) I recently came across an empirical research study on SSRN that shows that those things ...

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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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Allegory Of The Long Spoons

Allegory Of The Long Spoons

The following is a brief allegory, told from a Jewish perspective. Initially I heard it as a Buddhist lesson. I’m sure there are variations of the tale across many religions, it’s message so universal. Rabbi Haim of Romshishok was an ...

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Work-Life Balance: Denouement

Work-Life Balance: Denouement

  This past week, I wrapped up the manuscript for my forthcoming book, The Marble and The Sculptor – hence the lack of updates this past week. Not to mention it was a hectic week.  A large brief for an ...

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What Is More Important Than Winning?

What Is More Important Than Winning?

Lost among all the other news of the past month, a story slipped through the cracks that deserves recognition. A story about the integrity of Spanish runner Ivan Fernandez Anaya.  Two weeks ago, on December 2, Spanish athlete Iván Fernández ...

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4 Blocks or 80 Dollars

4 Blocks or 80 Dollars

  There is a parking deck right next to our office building. The monthly fee is $80. Cheap, in comparison to most cities. Affordable. Four blocks away from our office building are the bridges going over the railroad tracks that ...

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Review: The Food Traveler’s Handbook

Review: The Food Traveler’s Handbook

  A review of a food book? On a blawg? Wait for the connection. The Food Traveler’s Handbook is a guide for people traveling to far-flung corners of the globe and understand that there are real people, living real lives in these ...

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Give Me The Hard Way

Give Me The Hard Way

  Earlier this week I had a two hour drive, followed by a non-stop five hour deposition, followed by a two hour drive home. It was a long day. A grueling day to some extent. The type of day they ...

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The Power(lessness) of Attorney

The Power(lessness) of Attorney

  This past week I drafted my first power of attorney. For those unaware, a “power of attorney” is a written authorization to represent or act on another’s behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. The person authorizing ...

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Obstacles

Obstacles

  Yesterday I went for a run, my usual. 5k. I had given some thought to going further then normal but when I got to the point where I could keep going – the trail crossing over the creek was ...

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