It may seem self-evident that Kevin O’Keefe, founder and CEO of LexBlog – the blogging site specifically designed for lawyers and law firms – would be of the opinion that lawyers ought to blog. But, as is often the case with issues that seem self-evident,
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and The Future of Education
Andre Dua, a director in the New York office of the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, recently explored the ramifications of the growth of “Massive Open Online Courses,'” commonly known as MOOCs.
The online delivery of MOOC learning systems makes them cost-effective, and accessible to students from around the world. Some of…
“The Curse of Knowledge”: Thinking About How We Explain Things
“People will not buy what they do not understand.” – Lee LeFever
A recent article in the Harvard Business Review makes a compelling argument for not only explaining our work to our clients, but for thinking carefully about how we explain it, including what words we use.
As Lee LeFever, the author…
Business Metrics Can Help Individual Lawyers Achieve Results
“The most powerful metric is the contrast between the current and historic performance of an individual.”…
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Some Lawyers Get Perks for Health and Happiness
The New York Times Business section included an article yesterday called: For Lawyers, Perks to Fit a Lifestyle.
The article alluded to a variety of perks including money, candied apples, milkshakes, car discounts, valet services, wine, office parties, in-office gourmet meals on silver platters, nap rooms, child care, emergency nanny services, sabbaticals and even…
Hero: Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry asks lawyers to sacrifice
Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry — fired by Musharraf Saturday — in a phone call to a gathering of lawyers urged them to go to "every corner of Pakistan and give the message that this is the time to sacrifice."
This in the face of:
"Baton-wielding police fought with lawyers outside courthouses in Islamabad and…
Police Use Tear Gas and Batons against Lawyers!
Pakistan attacks the rule of law and beats on lawyers who were attempting to peacefully protest for the most fundamental rights available to human beings. Every lawyer in the world feels the pain of every brutal blow of the oppressing regime’s batons on our profession. This is not a political blog but it is about…