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Make it about results, not time

Make it about results, not time

How long will it take? It’s a great question and one that rarely involves a clear answer. At least in my line of work. This is the nature of being a founder, creator, teacher, instructor, coach, consultant, speaker, and trial lawyer. 

The story of 30 days of writing

The story of 30 days of writing

I don’t know if I should celebrate or let out a sigh of relief tonight. This is day 30 of publishing an article every single day for 30 days.

Cartoons are for everybody

Cartoons are for everybody

Cartoons aren’t just for kids. But it took me a long time to embrace this idea.

Do what you do best

Do what you do best

Video killed the radio star until Clubhouse appeared out of nowhere.

Roxie, we did it.

Roxie, we did it.

Roman generals had a slave telling them “memento mori” or remember you are mortal when they were given a triumph through the streets of Rome after victory. It was a reminder to not lose perspective as the entire city and country celebrated them.

When the lights shine brightest

When the lights shine brightest

It’s impossible to feel ready to go to trial. There’s always something else that could be done. There’s always a little bit more preparation. There’s always a reason to say wait.

Ask for what it's worth

Ask for what it's worth

There’s a line in The Dark Knight that’s hard to miss. “If you’re good at something, never do it for free.”

Wander for inspiration

Wander for inspiration

Wandering around a city should be a special experience. People buzzing around, fashion choices being noticed, architecture and art being observed, and a constant wonder at our surroundings.

I spent 14 hours studying for the bar exam

I spent 14 hours studying for the bar exam

Early on in my life people used the term procrastinator like it was a bad thing.

Play the long game

Play the long game

People like to say the life-changing moment is the one like what Amanda Gorman experienced yesterday. Up on stage, with the eyes of a nation on her. She stepped up to the mic. Prepared. Ready. And she delivered.

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