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On this President’s Day , I wanted to share some thoughts on leadership.
We can learn a lot from Abraham Lincoln’s leadership style  which was characterized by his empathy, humility, and ability to listen to differing opinions. It allowed him to navigate the country through its most perilous period.
Rather than sidelining those who contested his views or opposed him politically,

While success 🥇 doesn’t require authenticity, it sure helps.
If you are fortunate enough to do what you love (something that reflects the authentic you), you will greatly increase your prospect for achieving your career goals 🎯.
If you are a litigator who doesn’t enjoy a good fight or a corporate lawyer who has no interest in business, perhaps you

Networking is an essential tool for growing your law practice.
But for many lawyers, networking is right up there with getting root canal or spending time in a Porta Potty.
Attending networking functions can feel uncomfortable. What if you don’t know anyone? What should you talk about? How do you find business leads or job opportunities in a large crowd?

A few months ago, I was doing a workshop on business development for a client. One of the participants was the managing partner who asked me: “What is the most common issue you work on with your clients?”
I thought briefly about the question and then I realized that there is an obvious answer: follow-up. In fact the issue of

What information should you be collecting about clients, referral sources, and people you meet through networking and why?
I put that question to ChatGPT . Here are the impressive results:
🔵Professional Background and Current Role: Understand their career path and current responsibilities.
🔵Educational Background: Insight into their academic training and interests.
🔵Personal Interests and Hobbies: Helps in connecting on a

This fall, I decided to sign up for some clinics at my squash club. I enjoy the sport and find it to be an amazing workout. But I’d like to get better.
For the uninitiated, squash is a racquet sport that essentially played in a giant box. Because the ball bounces a lot less than a tennis ball, the game

AI is giving us the opportunity to create images at zero cost. I’ve been playing with it to generate images for some LinkedIn posts.  But sometimes it really gets it wrong.  See my dialogue with DALL-E  (I needed a quarterback to illustrate something.)  Look below at the first and second to last image that DALL-E created for me.  😆