HBR: Benjamin Artz, Amanda Goodall, & Andrew J. Oswald: If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work (December 29, 2016)

Benjamin Artz, Amanda Goodall, & Andrew J. Oswald have published their Harvard Business Review article, titled "If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work" (December 19, 2016). The article begins as follows: “People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses,” according to an old saw. Our research suggests there’s … Continue reading HBR: Benjamin Artz, Amanda Goodall, & Andrew J. Oswald: If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work (December 29, 2016)

Karen Rubin (LexBlog): Will contest brings disciplinary woe to SC lawyer (February 18, 2021)

Karen Rubin has published an article on LexBlog, titled “Will contest brings disciplinary woe to SC lawyer." The article begins as follows: A ruling handed down last month by the South Carolina Supreme Court provides object lessons on several aspects of the lawyer discipline system and how to stay out of trouble. In its order and opinion, the … Continue reading Karen Rubin (LexBlog): Will contest brings disciplinary woe to SC lawyer (February 18, 2021)

Stanford Business (Feb. 14., 2021): Tips for Leveraging Your Professional Relationships, How Power Couples Make It Work, and More!

Voice Diane Von Furstenberg: The Most Important Relationship You’ll Have Is the One With Yourself "You can lose everything, but you never lose your character." Listen In   Connection Eight Tips for Building, Maintaining, and Leveraging Your Professional Relationships "One of the biggest mistakes people make is to bifurcate their personal and professional relationships." Read More   … Continue reading Stanford Business (Feb. 14., 2021): Tips for Leveraging Your Professional Relationships, How Power Couples Make It Work, and More!

Sharon Miki (LexBlog): How to Hire a Paralegal: A Complete Guide (February 3, 2021)

Teresa Matich has published an article on LexBlog written by Sharon Miki, titled “How to Hire a Paralegal: A Complete Guide.” The article begins as follows: Do you need to hire a paralegal? Many lawyers consider hard work to be a badge of honor, but doing all the work yourself isn’t always the smartest play—or the … Continue reading Sharon Miki (LexBlog): How to Hire a Paralegal: A Complete Guide (February 3, 2021)

Steve Schlafman, Aligning Your Calendar With What Matters Most (Jan. 22, 2021)

Steve Schlafen, a certified coach, angel investor, facilitator, speaker, former operator and VC has written a very nice article about using your calendar to accomplish what you really want in life. He gives a step by step process, which is quite good. His article begins as follows: Let me fill you in on a secret: … Continue reading Steve Schlafman, Aligning Your Calendar With What Matters Most (Jan. 22, 2021)

HBR Hotlist (February 1, 2021): How Tesla’s Charging Stations Left Other Manufacturers in the Dust; Help Your Team Beat WFH Burnout; Finding Direction When You’re Feeling Lost; and More!

How Tesla’s Charging Stations Left Other Manufacturers in the Dust By Hemant Bhargava, Jonas Boehm, Geoffrey G. ParkerTheir early infrastructure investments paid off.STRESSHelp Your Team Beat WFH Burnout by Bobbi ThomasonNot every employee will tell you how they’re doing or what they need.MANAGING YOURSELFFinding Direction When You’re Feeling Lost by Manfred F. R. Kets de VriesA five-part framework to … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (February 1, 2021): How Tesla’s Charging Stations Left Other Manufacturers in the Dust; Help Your Team Beat WFH Burnout; Finding Direction When You’re Feeling Lost; and More!

Jason Roberts, How to Increase Your Luck Surface Area

Jason Roberts, a serial entrepreneur and coder, in a blog post writes about how to increase your luck surface area. His post begins as follows: If there's one thing I've discovered in recent years it's this. The amount of serendipity that will occur in your life, your Luck Surface Area, is directly proportional to the … Continue reading Jason Roberts, How to Increase Your Luck Surface Area

Stanford Business (January 31, 2021): Homogeneity at the Top; Why Banks Could Learn to Love Tougher Regulations; and More!

HealthThis Is Not a Joke: The Cost of Being HumorlessHumor has tremendous benefits for physical health, mental well-being, and your bottom line.Read More  PsychologyHow to Express Yourself and Truly Connect With Others OnlineIn this podcast episode, we unpack the psychology behind our communication via social media.Listen In  Corporate GovernanceHomogeneity at the TopNew research drills down on C-suite … Continue reading Stanford Business (January 31, 2021): Homogeneity at the Top; Why Banks Could Learn to Love Tougher Regulations; and More!

HBR Hotlist: What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office (Jan. 25, 2021)

What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office By Liz Kislik …but company leaders are insisting on it. HEALTH This Two-Minute Morning Practice Will Make Your Day Better by Neil Pasricha A research-based approach to building a positive outlook. WORK-LIFE BALANCE Take Your Lunch Break! by Ruchika Tulshyan Let’s leave sad desk lunches … Continue reading HBR Hotlist: What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office (Jan. 25, 2021)

HBR Hotlist (Nov. 2, 2020): How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible; Our Work from Anywhere Future; What It Takes to Lead Through Exponential Change, and More!

How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible By Christine Porath, Mike Porath Five strategies to combat toxic negativity. PERSONNEL POLICIES Our Work-from-Anywhere Future by Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury Best practices for all-remote organizations ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE Write Down Your Team’s Unwritten Rules by Liz Fosslien, Mollie West Duffy Creating an “It’s okay to…” list will help your employees feel less anxious. LEADERSHIP … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Nov. 2, 2020): How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible; Our Work from Anywhere Future; What It Takes to Lead Through Exponential Change, and More!

LexBlog – Jay Harrington: Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million+ Legal Practice (October 20, 2020)

Jay Harrington has published an article on LexBlog, titled "Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million + Legal Practice." The summary as is follows: Across the economy, entrepreneurs struggle to unshackle themselves from the constraints of time. A few succeed. Most fail. The only way to break free of the ticking clock is to … Continue reading LexBlog – Jay Harrington: Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million+ Legal Practice (October 20, 2020)

HBR Hotlist (October 26, 2020): How Apple Is Organized for Innovation; How Great Leaders Use Storytelling; Reconfiguring Your Sales Strategy During the Pandemic; and More

How Apple Is Organized for Innovation By Joel M. Podolny, Morten T. Hansen It’s about experts leading experts. COMMUNICATION Storytelling Can Make or Break Your Leadership by Jeff Gothelf Five ways to construct a compelling narrative around your ideas. LEADERSHIP & MANAGING PEOPLE Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado by Amy C. Edmondson, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Here’s how to cultivate it. ECONOMY … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (October 26, 2020): How Apple Is Organized for Innovation; How Great Leaders Use Storytelling; Reconfiguring Your Sales Strategy During the Pandemic; and More

Evan Beach (Campbell Wealth Management): What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor (October 19, 2020)

Evan Beach, of Campbell Wealth Management, has made available for download his article, What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor, published in Kitces.com. The abstract is as follows: For many financial advisors, ‘proving’ their worth to prospects prior to engaging them as clients (by delving deep into the details of the prospect’s situation, … Continue reading Evan Beach (Campbell Wealth Management): What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor (October 19, 2020)

George J. Siedel: Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities (August 1, 2020)

George J. Siedel, of the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, has made available for download his article, "Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities," published in the Syllabus, Summer 2020 (51:4) American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The abstract is as followed: Law school courses and programs on leadership … Continue reading George J. Siedel: Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities (August 1, 2020)

Julia Evans (Sept. 2017): How to answer questions in a helpful way

Julia Evans' weekly blog posts focus on best business practices and management. Her article, How to answer questions in a helpful way, begins as follows: Your coworker asks you a slightly unclear question. How do you answer? I think asking questions is a skill and that answering questions in a helpful way is also a … Continue reading Julia Evans (Sept. 2017): How to answer questions in a helpful way

Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano (BakerHostetler, LLP): New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology’ (October 8, 2020)

Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano, of BakerHostetler, LLP, have made available for download their article, "New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of 'Audio-Video Technology,'" published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: By Executive Order 202.67 dated October 4, 2020, Governor Cuomo has further extended his prior orders permitting the use of audio-visual technology for notarization and witnessing, as … Continue reading Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano (BakerHostetler, LLP): New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology’ (October 8, 2020)

InterActive Legal: InterActive Legal Leaders Co-Author Important Article Addressing How Artificial Intelligence May Affect Legal Practitioners (September 17, 2020)

Michael L. Graham (ILS Management, LLC), Jeff Glickman (J4 Capital), Jonathan G. Blattmachr (InterActive Legal), and Vanessa L. Kanaga (InterActive Legal) have made available for download their article, "AI and the World of Estate Planning," published in Trusts & Estates Magazine. The abstract is as followed: The importance of the advances in science and knowledge over the past … Continue reading InterActive Legal: InterActive Legal Leaders Co-Author Important Article Addressing How Artificial Intelligence May Affect Legal Practitioners (September 17, 2020)

Nicole Black (LexBlog): Florida Bar on the Ethics of Working Remotely During the Pandemic (September 29, 2020)

Nicole Black, in LexBlog, discusses the Florida Bar Standing Committee's Advisory Opinion 2019-4. The issue that the Committee considered in Advisory Opinion 2019-4 was whether it is ethically permissible for lawyers to practice law remotely from their homes in Florida in situations where the lawyers are unlicensed in Florida and employed by firms located in other states, but have … Continue reading Nicole Black (LexBlog): Florida Bar on the Ethics of Working Remotely During the Pandemic (September 29, 2020)

HBR Hotlist (Oct. 12, 2020): Next Gen Office Communication Tech (Beyond Zoom + Slack); Type Less + Talk More to Get More Done; Managing Hybrid Teams; and More

The Next Generation of Office Communication Tech By Ethan Murray You thought Zoom and Slack were high-tech? Buckle up. RACE How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color by Joiselle Cunningham, Angela Jackson A guide to building a better pipeline. LEADING TEAMS 5 Strategies to Support Your Employees Through a Crisis by Wei Zheng A researcher surveyed employees … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Oct. 12, 2020): Next Gen Office Communication Tech (Beyond Zoom + Slack); Type Less + Talk More to Get More Done; Managing Hybrid Teams; and More

Stanford Business (Sept. 2020): Transitioning from Good to Great Leaders; Managing in the Moment; and More!

Strategy Four Ways Good Leaders Become Great Leaders Build a company culture where both you and your employees thrive. Watch More  Economics Mapping the Good and the Bad of Pandemic-Related Restrictions A new computer model developed by Stanford researchers could help policymakers choose the right reopening strategy. Read More  Finance Craftier Than Cash: How Banks … Continue reading Stanford Business (Sept. 2020): Transitioning from Good to Great Leaders; Managing in the Moment; and More!