Filtering by Tag: issues: career design

New columns: making terrible art, becoming an expert quitter, habits beating goals, and more

Hello lovely readers. I have lots of fun reading for you today. There’s this article in LawTalk where I confess to a former life as a fanfiction writer and urge you to make terrible art too. And three articles for LexisNexis: one on how habits trump goals every time, one on how to become an expert at quitting things, and one on how to reconcile the reputation of lawyers against your desire to, you know, not be a slimy partisan jerk.

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A bumper column special: junior work hours / how to know where to practise / macro joy / and a post-Christmas zoom out

Over at Learn Law Life, Jack, 19, asks whether the time I spent at law school prepared me for the hours of being a junior lawyer, Emma asks how to know what area of law to practise in, and I write about the need to include macro joy as a factor in your career decisions.

And finally, over at LawTalk, it’s nearly that time of the year where I wonder if this will be the year I try eggnog. In LawTalk column 924, “In Praise of a post-Christmas zoom out”, I talk about my favourite holiday past times, eating Mackintoshs and taking stock.

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