Law Firm Culture

The Elephant in the Office

Some years back, I worked in an office where the boss was obsessive about how callers were greeted on the phone. Then a new receptionist was hired who just could not get the phrasing to his liking—no matter how hard she tried or how many ...

Joan Feldman - July 18, 2011
Music to Your Ears

Could you stand to add little more melody to your daily life? Well, if you aren’t already taking advantage of the very wide world of Internet music to modulate your mood and power your productivity, then it’s time you learned a few dance ...

The Editors - May 20, 2011
Be the Best Boomer You Can Be

Another U.S. baby boomer turns 50 every 8.5 seconds. And if you run the math, it’s also the case that baby boomers are turning 60 at the rate of 1 every 7 seconds. Yes—you in the back there, hiding your issue of Rolling Stone behind the Wall ...

The Editors - March 18, 2011
Being Kind

At Attorney at Work, we propose that 2011 is the year to explore kindness as a universal business principle. Acts of kindness not only bind clients and colleagues to you, they can be the key to improving employee (and practice) performance. ...

The Editors - December 29, 2010
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Chris Rock, Esq.?

Well, you’re right. It does require quite a feat of mental gymnastics to picture comedian Chris Rock at home in the practice of law. But he uses a technique that most lawyers could profit by using, too. In Rock’s world, the ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - March 19, 2010
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