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Five Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words meaning “sun” and “standing still.” Let’s celebrate by being grateful for the “sunny” parts of our lives. We can also “stand still” by slowing down.

Jamie Spannhake - June 21, 2019

Safely Storing Your Photos

Take some great pictures this summer (or this weekend!) and make sure you don't accidentally lose a single one.

Jim Calloway - May 10, 2019
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Five Oldies but Goodies for Getting Fit

You don’t need to be on the cutting edge of every new fitness trend to get and stay fit.

Jamie Spannhake - February 22, 2019
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The Bendable Rules of Black Tie

Does black tie always mean tuxedo? Answers to questions about how to look sharp at any formal event.

Bull Garlington - December 26, 2018

Doodle to Boost Productivity

In the following, I hope to convince deeply professional, widely respected, well-educated, multi-degreed grown-ups to doodle. Doodling may be the very last activity you'd look to for improving your productivity, uncorking your creative genii ...

Bull Garlington - September 9, 2017

Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss

You’re at a conference with the senior partner you want to impress. You’re meeting in the hotel bar, a swanky old-school joint. Lots of wood and brass. You’re both just supposed to go over the day’s work, then look at tomorrow’s breakout ...

Bull Garlington - March 17, 2017

Whisky vs. Whiskey: Boozy Grammar Matters

If you're a word nerd, the use of "whisky" and "whiskey" in my recent post, "How to Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss" may have given you an aneurysm. I feel ya. But it was all well and proper as those are separate spirits, not the same ...

Bull Garlington - March 17, 2017

Firm Festivities? Don’t Make It a Drink Fest!

I’m often asked by friends and clients alike: “What advice do you have for holiday or end-of-year parties?” The first thing that comes to mind is "Don’t get drunk!" — but if you do, have a designated sober driver or use a car service to get home ...

Michelle Lee Flores - November 2, 2016

Five Reasons to Come Out and Play

We know that free-play is important to the development of children. But it’s also really important in the life of an adult. You may think you don’t need to play, that you don’t have time to play, but there are good reasons to incorporate play ...

Jamie Spannhake - September 16, 2016

Three Tips for Becoming More Resilient

No matter what your particular stress is — client issues, financial anxiety, overwhelmed by technology, opposing counsel's attitude — changing the way you think about and respond to it can turn a dreaded situation into an opportunity for ...

Shawn Healy - May 16, 2016