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Innumeracy Strikes Again — and Again

Teddy Snyder | Communicating ignorance does not make you sound smart or powerful.

Theda C. Snyder - January 9, 2024
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The Articulated Pause: You Don’t Have to Make Noise While You Think

Teddy Snyder | It turns out there’s a name for filler words such as like, you know, well, umm, and OK.

Theda C. Snyder - December 7, 2023
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Beyond Trends: Embracing the Enduring Laws of Legal Practice

Jay Harrington | Let's dive into some timeless truths that govern the world of law firms.

Jay Harrington - December 5, 2023
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Can Lawyers Be Consistently Authentic?

Teddy Snyder | Regardless of whom you represent, when you act in accordance with your oath, you are being an authentic lawyer.

Theda C. Snyder - November 7, 2023
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Ditch the Zombie Nouns Starting This Halloween

Get to the Point! | Lawyers are notorious for adding suffix upon suffix to kill off perfectly serviceable action verbs to replace them with monsters: zombie nouns.

Theda C. Snyder - October 26, 2023
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The Practical Meaning of the Term ‘Law Practice’

Teddy Snyder | Getting teased about “practicing until you get it right” can feel like an insult. So why is it called a law practice anyway?

Theda C. Snyder - October 10, 2023
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My Messy Process for Writing Long-Form Content

Jay Harrington | An unvarnished look at how I come up with ideas for long-form content, from a 1,500-word article to a 5,000-word book chapter.

Jay Harrington - October 2, 2023
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Quiz: Anything Wrong With These Sentences?

Teddy Snyder | Let's test your attorney grammar skills with a communication quiz! Figure out if these sentences are fine or if you can make them better.

Theda C. Snyder - September 26, 2023
get to the point word games
Use Playtime to Improve Your Communication Skills: The Value of Smartphone Word Games

Teddy Snyder | A few smartphone word games to help expand your vocabulary.

Theda C. Snyder - August 15, 2023
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Enhancing Trial Presentations with Audiovisual Evidence

As 3D modeling, virtual reality tours and video annotations develop, AV evidence will have an even greater impact in coming years.

Michael Murray - July 18, 2023
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