“No parent thinks, “I wonder what I can do today to undermine my children, subvert their effort, turn them off learning, and limit their achievement.” Of course not. They think, “I would do anything, give anything, to make my children successful.” Yet many of the things they do boomerang. Their helpful judgments, their lessons, their motivating technics often send the wrong message.” Dr. Carol S. Dweck (Mindset) Too many good parents constantly blame themselves, especially when “accused”, for not being the exemplar parent. Too
Practice of the law itself is not enough. Knowledge of the law (as much as one has) is not enough. Good sense is not enough either. What makes a lawyer a good lawyer, an outstanding professional, is a combination of all the above in addition to an endless passion for his (or her) work and mutual trust with the clients – nothing less will be enough to make a lawyer a good professional. We lawyers should never judge our clients, we must
The story below, from an author unknown is indeed a very strong message but I want to point out the other side of the fence. While you might have seen it before, it is worth reading again. Nails in the fence There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The
It’s a fact, we are in a very special time. Nothing is clear, the economy is in shambles and we all have some problems. What about the contract we have just signed? What about a new lease we must sign? What about any sort of future legal commitment? How should I act?