Death Bed Career Counseling

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Reality doesn’t have a resort button.

– Merlin Mann

Merlin could just as easily say, “life doesn’t have a reset button.” You got what you got. You make with it what you make with it. You’ve heard the stories about the person born in the third world who travels to another country, starts a business, works their pants off, and becomes a success. Yeah, I hate them too. They completely blow the curve, don’t they?

Ok. But here is the thing. There are things you want to do. Things you think of from time to time, between driving the kids to school and trying to remember where you stuck that motion. Read the rest of this entry »


I don’t have time to blog and I don’t know what to blog about

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I was at the Social Media for Lawyers CLE in Denver the other day when the question came up.

Between work family and everything else, how do you find time?

This question reminds me about the old joke which asks, “Are you ignorant or apathetic?”  “I don’t know and I don’t care.” I am not saying that lawyers who says they can’t find time to blog and don’t know what to write about are either ignorant or apathetic. However, not creating content is a choice you make.

While no one said it, the answer is simple: you have time to blog. Read the rest of this entry »