Are you living in interesting times? A lot of people have been telling me stories of challenges and missed opportunities that looked like sure things. I’ve been having such times, too. My car broke down on the cross-country trip, a major breakdown, my Swedish host became very ill and we’ve had to revisit my European travel itinerary, I had the flu, a very bad case that seemed to never end, and a few other unexpected challenges have arisen lately.
May you live in only the best of interesting times.
What does “socially conscious contracts” mean? Well, can you be socially conscious if you aren’t conscious? Listen to this talk I recently gave to a class in New Paradigms at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY…
I’m a child of the ’80s. Last week I attended the NCAA party at a deal and money group’s offices, and was delighted to find that one partner had vintage Elvis Costello, The Clash, U2 and Velvet Underground album covers framed on his wall. I was always a Costello fan. That’s my kind of “deal maker.”
I’ve been doing a lot of business reading recently, and a popular theme for women in business is that “Women Don’t Ask.” We don’t ask for the job we want or the corner office or the whatnot.
As a final semester 3L I think about this a lot — give a listen to see if you identify with this worldview or if approaching your legal career from a more creative perspective is something you might want to give more consideration to… Please also look out for future posts on this topic, including exercises aimed at facilitating tough conversations with your own self…