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Whether you are currently involved in a boundary dispute with your neighbor or in that period of despondency following the conclusion of your matter, you almost certainly feel had. Why didn’t your legal counsel tell you at the beginning that you would feel like a spent cartridge laying around at a crime scene after all was said and done? Not a hard question to answer, either your counsel knew what was going to happen and…
This year I concluded my real property boundary dispute law practice. The misery of neighbors engaging attorneys as mercenaries to fight at “Try-All” has been an absurdity throughout that full run. But for many people, land issues can trigger ‘animal spirits.’ And just as the case with big cats on the savannah, neither the victor nor the vanquished ends unmauled. What a waste! Why did I stay in this environment for so long? Well, in addition…
Fill or Kill. Yes, it’s the lore of James Dean in Rebel without a Cause.  But, it’s really onto only what I call endpoint thinking … it’s deadpoint thinking. Consider a game of chicken in which two drivers barrelling down on eachother finds one, or possibly both, yanking out the driver’s wheel and throwing it out the window so the other driver will sway or yield course. But then what? The car(s) without a driving…
I received a note from Derek G. Graham OLS OLIP alerting me that I had goofed on the titling of my previous blog post – linked [HERE]. In this post I’m going to own that error more fully than I think even I expect by just letting my fingers serve as the extension of my stream of consciousness. Obviously, the later representation of the two forms here titled is grammatically proper. I should probably acknowledge that,…
Wow! In light of everything that I have been studying about Napoleon Hill and some other protegees of his this past month or so, I find the above picture and comments extremely interesting. Perhaps the biggest idea is that one needs to be able to really believe themselves to have already achieved that which it is that they desire. Essentially, instead of the insidious quip that I have applied to boundary disputes identifying them as…
Today, Past King County Executive who a decade ago this May took the role of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in DC gave a magnificent speech to open up this year’s MLK weekend. He shared stories about how growing up he was told by a teacher to tell his parents – who were civil rights protesters – to behave; how his and an Asian American’s extensive science fair projects were denied entry; and how…
I had a fantastic day learning Tableau Software as the first customer of Ben Johnson’s Data Literacy. So much, that I have to confess I need to sleep on it before returning to much of the data that I had organized with the collaborative aid of my graphic designer using brute force. It’s clear to me that I did allow myself to get far off course by trying to pursue the law in more traditional…
Though my immediate desire is to get in to Tableau Software so I can learn and earn through an exchange of time and wisdom for value, my approaches haven’t generated my desired outcome … yet! So, I find myself in the gap between what I thought I was going to be walking away from and meaningful employment. I find this ironic because it is precisely “the gap” for which I have been fighting others to…
Yesterday, I had an informational interview with a gentleman from Tableau Software. He mentioned how he believes it is so important that we follow the scientific method’s means of determining what you suspect to find – i.e. the hypothesis – and then test for the “null hypothesis.” In theory it helps people to overcome one of the greatest “weaknesses” of the brain – implicit bias. Now, I must concur with respect to law land because…
A day or two ago when I was watching the live stream of Bob Proctor & Sandy Gallagher’s “The Art of Goal Creation,” I was directly reminded of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. The basic idea is that prisoners are sitting looking at the back of a cave not only transfixed by that which is projected upon it but also physically bound. Behind the prisoners there is a fire and a place in between where…