Passions


Aligning Idealistic Ambition and Practical Reality

A Lawyer’s Search for Right Livelihood

By | Jul.06.18 | No Comments

Everyone knows that lawyers dominate leadership positions in everything from the PTA to political offices. We are pillars of our communities and more generous with our time and resources than just about any other profession. …Continue reading »


Writing Your Book

Self-Publishing Takes More Than One Self

By | Apr.13.18 | No Comments

Self-publishing isn’t “self” publishing. Sure, it’s true that with the advent of digital technology, publishing a book is now easier and quicker than ever, and not nearly as intimidating. But it takes a team of professionals …Continue reading »


Analog Attorney

Perfect Gifts for the Analog Attorney in Your Life

By | Dec.08.17 | No Comments

Buying gifts for the analog-leaning attorney in your life might seem like an impossible task. In a digital-forward gadget universe, finding something cool that doesn’t need batteries or a software update is kind of maddening. …Continue reading »


The Analog Attorney

The Perfect Pencil, the Perfect Pen

By | Oct.28.17 | No Comments

Like you, I take a lot of notes in my professional life. Over the years I’ve developed silly obsessions with the quality of Ampad legal pads and National Brand 33-004 notebooks. But I never thought …Continue reading »


The Analog Attorney

Beyond the Bullet Journal: How to Hack Your BuJo

By | Aug.05.17 | No Comments

Since Ryder Carroll put his original Bullet Journal video on YouTube, his technique for using a running, minimal, bullet-point-based paper notebook has taken over the internet. There are countless dedicated groups on Facebook, Instagram and …Continue reading »


Introducing Analog Attorney

Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

By | Jul.21.17 | No Comments

Recently, I was scrolling through family photos on my phone when I found a very moving shot of my extended family at a dinner with their heads bowed. They looked so devout, so meditative, so …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Bespoke Handbags that Scream Power Player

By | May.05.17 | No Comments

A brilliantly designed handbag is a shield, a satchel and a work of art. When you walk into a meeting and set it on the table, a gorgeously appointed bespoke purse speaks in a strong, proud …Continue reading »


Get It Done

Believing in Your ‘Why’ Can Lead to Joy

By | Mar.22.17 | No Comments

“If you want to seize an opportunity, you must take risk. If you want to grow, you must make mistakes. If you want to reach your potential, you will have to take chances. If you …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss

By | Mar.17.17 | No Comments

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 …Continue reading »


the water of life

Whisky vs. Whiskey: Boozy Grammar Matters

By | Mar.17.17 | No Comments

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. …Continue reading »