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Kevin O’Keefe and I write about being authentic when blogging. It is important to be yourself in every endeavor; but, especially when you are speaking to a new audience, like prospective clients. But, are you being authentic in your practice? Or, are you playing a role that you think others want you to play?  While I was still thinking about meetings and big law and marketing consultants, and why I am still a solo practitioner,…
One of the lost arts of our time is driving a car with a manual transmission. It was the rite of passage in our house when pop took us to Driver’s Ed and then in the car for a road trial before our Driver’s license exam. Now, as I contemplate teaching Diane how to drive our tow vehicle, a VW Beetle, I need visual aids. This Van driving assist photo will help. Honey, these are…
WOLF TRAP In his dream, he walked in a wood, branches in his face, mud under his feet. He enjoyed the battle for survival. He ate berries and leaves, slept next to the water and awoke to sunlight filtering through the trees. He happily faced the enemies in his night. Each day he walked a new trail, choosing bramble bushes over paths paved in concrete. He never gave up. He never surrendered. He never allowed…
What’s On Your Wrist? Execupundit asks an interesting question today. Since some young people aren’t wearing wrist watches these days, is the choice a statement, or just technological evolution? Why do we wear watches and computers anyway? I am pretty certain that my watch choices have to do with wanting to have as much information, as efficiently and as effortlessly as possible, wherever I am. Smartwatches are so functional these days that, in some cases,…
#TBT – Seriously, BigLaw. I understand that you have to find ways to motivate a large number of employees. But, forcing them to attend meetings and banquets and office celebrations, won’t help. If I want to celebrate something in my solo practice, I get to decide how and when.              Related Stories Sometimes, Lawyers Have To Be Therapists. Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. Want To Live A Long Life? Be
In Closing. Ray Visotski is a man with whom I share much. Opinions about supposedly life extending exercise regimens is one of them. Here is his take on longevity. After reading it, I think I will go take a nap: The inventor of the treadmill died at the age of 54 The inventor of gymnastics died at 57 The world bodybuilding champion died at 41 The best footballer in the world died at 60 But.…