On therapy: the dumb myths that surround it, and the reasons to try it out
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On therapy: the dumb myths that surround it, and the reasons to try it out

By Katie Cowan Believe it or not, I was a reluctant therapy attendee.  You wouldn’t know it now, what with my “Therapy for every adult!” soapbox, but it’s true.  So as a convert from sceptic to evangelist I thought I would illuminate therapy a little, for any readers who are curious but not convinced. Going … Continue reading

Dear Katie Column – Reconciling Motivation vs Reputation
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Dear Katie Column – Reconciling Motivation vs Reputation

How do I reconcile my motivation for studying law being to help people, with the reputation lawyers have for being greedy and ‘slimy’? – Cait, 22 This is a great question. I take slimy to mean cynical, aggressive, manipulative, scheming, underhanded, and possibly unethical or even corrupt. (I also take it to mean super creepy, … Continue reading

Unpacking Trust
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Unpacking Trust

by Barbara Vrettos, The Legal Forecast How we transact, interact and behave is underpinned by how we trust. Blockchain technologies, however, provide an alternative that can industrialise the reliability and predictability that fosters trust. Thus, blockchain technologies can scale trust at lower costs than traditional human avenues. This calls into question established legal assumptions about … Continue reading

Millennials and Generation Z: We have to use the phone
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Millennials and Generation Z: We have to use the phone

Readers, I have been on a journey.  I invite you to join me for a recap.  I recently gave a talk to senior lawyers about being a human and a manager of lawyers. One of the topics I was anxious to cover was how millennials[1] are people and not some weirdo self-obsessed alien “other” that … Continue reading