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A Nasty But Effective Negotiation Strategy

“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 contract ...

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Wind The Clock For #Dallas

At this point, you’ve read about the horrible events in Dallas that occurred last night. Or seen the video. Heard the gunshots. You’ve seen videos of shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. You’ve been inundated with hashtag activism and status signaling from ...

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A Sunset Of Subtlety On Social Media

People have lost the ability to think about the nuances and subtleties of an issue. Rarely is anyone completely right or wrong. — Ed Latimore (@EdLatimore) July 6, 2016 Boxer, mathematician, and gentleman philosopher Ed Latimore made this observation a ...

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How To Build A Life of Excellence (Part 3)

At the beginning of this series I introduced five core questions that can steer you towards high performance and self-management: What Are My Strengths? How Do I Work? What Are My Values? Where Do I Belong? What Can I Contribute? Learning your answers to these question ...

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How To Build A Life of Excellence (Part 2)

Part 1 in this series introduced five core questions that can steer you towards high performance and self-management: What Are My Strengths? How Do I Work? What Are My Values? Where Do I Belong? What Can I Contribute? Learning your answers to these question will ...

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How To Lawblog: Establish Trust Through Honesty

At this point almost everyone knows what a blog is – even technophobic, resistant-to-change lawyers. People blog about everything – their neighborhood, recipes, sports, science, and more. And while it took lawyers a bit longer than most, (a few) lawyers started ...

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No Growth Without Risk

This month, there are law students graduating from law school all around the country. If you’re one of them, you’re graduating into one of the worst legal job markets ever. If you already landed a job, congratulations! Bust your ass ...

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Make Your Bed Everyday

When I was around 13 years old I was completely and utterly done with making my bed. All I did was get back into at the end of the day! Why cover it all back up when I was just ...

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Book Review: Deep Work

Three years ago I reviewed So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport. It was one of my favorite books that year and I continue to recommend it to people. Newport has just released his next book, Deep Work: Rules For ...

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