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Valentine’s Day: What We’ll Do for Love

So, maybe this year you want to give a valentine that will seal the deal. Or heal a rift. Or simply say, "I love you!" If this isn't your first time at the valentine rodeo, you already know there are many, many things a valentine can say—and ...

The Editors - February 10, 2012

It Doesn’t Go Without Saying

Here on the cusp of the biggest holiday week of the year, it seems nearly everything that needs to be said already has been: "Seasons greetings!" "Happy Hanukkah!" "Merry Christmas!" "Thank you!" "Best wishes for the new year!" "Don't forget ...

The Editors - December 22, 2011

Get Your Hands Dirty

Yes, you can make all your holiday arrangements while sitting down in front of your computer. Online shops, electronic greeting cards, restaurant reservations ... it’s all pretty clean and easy these days. But there are a few—and we’re among ...

The Editors - December 16, 2011

Attention, Shoppers: A Lawyer’s Gift Guide

I published my first Holiday Gift Guide for Lawyers in 2005 because the marketplace seemed to think the only gift worth giving a lawyer had to be adorned with the scales of justice, a gavel or an abstract of a Corinthian column. There are just ...

Dan Pinnington and Reid Trautz - December 5, 2011
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Table Etiquette for the 21st Century

Does the thought of a business lunch terrify you—even just a little bit? Do you have visions of making an etiquette faux pas at your biggest client’s dinner function? Does the well set table look more like a minefield than a ...

Mary Ellen Sullivan - December 1, 2011

Left to Our Own Devices

It's true. Our devices sure have improved our productivity: dictating, navigating and researching on the fly with our smartphones and wowing folks in meetings with iPad touch screens. But let's be perfectly clear: It's the nifty non-essentials ...

The Editors - October 21, 2011

Are You Ready for Some Football?

The season is finally here. (Whew.) The endless NFL negotiations are, well, negotiated. The rookies have pushed through their two-a-days and preseason games—and we are at the coin flip. Last night the Packers showed they still have the ...

The Editors - September 9, 2011

Time to Waste

Oh, come on. It’s almost Labor Day weekend and nothing’s going anywhere today. So you can either put your feet up on your desk and blatantly loaf … or you can do what we’re doing. Put your head down, huddle up to the computer and pretend ...

The Editors - September 2, 2011

Just a Flight of Fancy

It’s Friday. (Pfew!) Time to take a time-out from tedium and flex a few fun muscles to get in shape for the weekend. Be careful, though, some of this week’s Friday Five links can suck the time right out of your work day. So here we go, from the ...

The Editors - August 12, 2011

It’s In the Bag

We’re just certain that all our personal technology will converge and be surgically implanted discreetly behind our ear—someday. Until then, we struggle with where and how to carry these vital extensions of our lives. In a pocket? In a purse? It ...

The Editors - July 22, 2011
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