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Listening to punctuation

Thanks to Julie Schrager, counsel and legal writing coach at Schiff Hardin, for this guest post. 

I have been desperately trying to find a way to write about exclamation points. 614 more words

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Mid Course Monthly Evaluation

This past week was challenging in terms of pursuing goals. Although I have successfully kept track of my efforts by logging progress nightly, I’ve recorded a lot of goose eggs. 604 more words

3 steps to better people skills

Getting through life as we all know is tough at the best of times, but one way to smooth the way forward, is bullet proof effective people skills. 828 more words


Silence and group work in legal education

I wasn’t able to attend the AALS (Association of American Law Schools) meeting this year—an annual gathering of thousands of law professors. As a sort of substitute, I’ve been saving an article to read from the… 1,462 more words

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How to become a good listener

Becoming a good listener has it’s own challenges. Add a person with the Builder Core Value™ and voila a bigger challenge!

Builders were created “to do”, 393 more words

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My Marketin' Strategy (Empathy - based)

Marketin’ and Advertisin’ are old games. Ever since the dawn of man, we’ve used ways to divert our desired person attention so that we can persuade them. 450 more words

Is attention personal or professional?

A law professor’s New York Times op-ed, “Leave Your Laptops at the Door to My Classroom,” prompted lots of discussion on blogs and Twitter. Should law students be told and required to close their screens and (to the extent this is even possible) pay attention in class?  1,076 more words

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