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Cure Bad Speech Habits: “It’s, Like, Y’know, Amazing!”

By | Apr.21.14 | 2 Comments

If I hear an awards show red-carpet doyenne say “Your gown is amazing” one more time, I think I will puke on my tray-table. How about “terrific” or “magnificent” or “[...]

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Lawyers: Get (In) Credible with Video

By | Apr.10.14 | No Comments

The best way for potential clients to gauge chemistry and competence — short of meeting you in person — is by watching you in an online video. With a mere tap on their tablet o[...]

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Why a TED Talk Is Like a Chicago Hot Dog

By | Apr.03.14 | 1 Comment

These days it seems like everybody wants to claim, “I gave a TED talk.” The reason? These talks are famous for being fresh and interesting. TED talks are no longer than 18 minu[...]

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There’s Always a Mordred in Law Firms

By | Mar.19.14 | No Comments

Joe stormed into my office and demanded to borrow my nine iron. It has a nice feel and weight, and I use it to practice swings in the office when I feel tense or meditative. Joe lo[...]

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Happy National Grammar Day! Lawyers’ Top Three Grammar Goof-ups

By | Mar.04.14 | 16 Comments

It's a fitting way to celebrate National Grammar Day: Today we are announcing that lawyer and author Teddy Snyder is taking over Attorney at Work's monthly "Get to the Point" colu[...]

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Communication Skills

How to Look Them in the Eye

By | Jan.23.14 | No Comments

There's no getting around it. As a lawyer, you must be able to meet the gaze of everyone you speak to, and you should always make eye contact when addressing an audience. Easy to [...]

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