Do you miss the time you once had to think rather than react? In this issue of Law Practice, we explore and extol the slow.
By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton
Around the globe people are exploring ways to put on the brakes. Is it possible to slow down in a world addicted to speed—without giving up your career or joining a commune? This chronicler of the new Slow Movement says yes.
By By Carl Honore
Included in this article:
- A Life in Balance by Stephen J. Harhai
- Sounds of Silence by Martha Fay Africa
- Free to Be Family-Friendly by Erik J. Heels
- Be Here Now by Ann Lee Gibson
- When the Clock Never Stops by Jordan Furlong
- In Touch with My Inner Speed-Freak by G. Burgess Allison
- How Do I Slow Down? Practical Tips for Reducing the Speed of Your Life
- Taming the Idea Swarm by Stephanie West Allen
- 10 Days Where the World Is Slow by John Tredennick, Jr.
- At Trial: The Trail to the Story That Transcends by Dale K. Perdue
- Soothing Meetings by Gerald A. Riskin
- Letting in the New by Stewart Levine
Progressive law firms are making their annual retreats more engaging and productive through creative use of relaxation. From paintball to horse whispering, play and leisure can foster collaboration, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills. Plus: “A Home Run for Lateral Integration," "Gliding to New Perspectives at 10,000 Feet" and "Inspired by the Wonder of Poetry."
By Janet Ellen Raasch
Column Spotlight: Rainmaking
Surveys continue to show that many in the legal profession are not especially satisfied with the work they do or the clients they serve. All clients are not created equal! Channel your energies toward those most apt to provide you with the greatest satisfaction and long-term success. You will find yourself enjoying your professional life more. Here's advice on how to get there.
By Susan Saltonstall Duncan