Please don’t nag us to pay your December 10th invoices by year end. Continue reading
We’ve all made the mistake of giving an assignment and failing to establish a clear deadline. Outside counsel are no different from your staff or anyone else you’re collaborating with. Continue reading
Nothing new here: things are slowing down (except bankruptcy and litigation, naturally.) If you’re not asking for discounts, you’re not doing your job. Continue reading
This economy is creating all sorts of new “challenges” that have momentarily directed our ranting elsewhere. We’ll be back shortly.
Last week we were invited to lunch by counsel who are working with us for the first time. Continue reading
In film production they call it “the magic hour”: that wonderful time of day when the sun is low in the sky, and the ambient light takes on a golden hue that makes everyone look great. Continue reading
This is a rant about managing. Actually, it’s about not managing.
My department keeps fairly busy dealing with the legal fallout from executives who won’t manage their direct reports. Not can’t manage — won’t manage. Continue reading