Control The Controlables

Control The Controlables

It’s really easy to go through life frustrated. Especially if you try hard and take responsibility for things. People who always accomplish things are also frequently frustrated. “Why isn’t this working?” “Why is Bob so lazy?”...
Just Start

Just Start

Nearly 2 years ago I started a small community for people who read Associate’s Mind. No one was there. It was sad and hollow. I felt dumb for even creating it. Why would people want to be in there? But the community grew slowly over time. First a dozen people. Then...
Social Media Discovery 2017 Update

Social Media Discovery 2017 Update

I initially wrote about attempting to subpoena social media services way back in 2011. Then I updated my guide in 2015.  That one got lots of attention and has been used by everyone under the sun. I’ve been fiddling around with updating it again for the past...
Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundaries

Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundaries

A brief conversation I recently had with an IP lawyer. She moved in-house to one of her best clients a couple of years ago. For a time she said that things were going well. She recounted how she largely continued to function as she did when she was outside counsel....