A couple days ago Consultant’s Mind had a post on on the book Nudge. Nudge puts forth the argument that while people think they are making informed choices, more often than not they are relying on default choices. Essentially people will default to the status quo. The option of least resistance and thought. The most efficient [...]
A couple weeks ago, the Alabama Supreme Court adopted changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of Professional Conduct permitting “limited scope representation” (LSR) or “unbundled” legal services. There have also been a number of modifications to the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure new rules, but I wanted to break out [...]
Today kicks off Productivity Week here at Associate’s Mind. As July begins, the dog days of summer are here. The oppressive heat means things sometimes slow down a bit. No better time than to review ways to improve your productivity. I’ll be highlighting websites and tools from around the web. Plus, a couple items from [...]
Consider the following scenario: You have had your car repaired at a new local garage. A week or two later, your neighbor, curious about whether she should also use this new garage asks, “Did the fix the car?” “I think so,” you reply. “It seems to be running smoothly, so I guess they did a good job.” [...]
Wharton Professor Peter Cappelli talks about ways younger supervisors can manage older workers productively. H/T to Entry-Level Rebel.
If you’re a new associate, more than likely you also have a staff. For many who went straight through school, this could very well be the first time you have people working for you. Questions may arise: how to treat them, how to address them, and most importantly how to delegate tasks to them. Proper [...]