⏳ 9 min read In Part 1, we discovered how our brains are, well… lazy. This time, let’s delve into the power of storytelling—and how this can mislead us.
⏳ 11 min read Lawyers often believe that they exist on a higher cerebral plane than other humans. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman puts all our fanciful thinking into the garbage can. Here’s a quick summary of what lawyers can learn from his book.
⏳ 7 min read Lawyers, like any other human, enjoy weaving narratives that “make sense”. But simple narratives can sometimes ignore the grey line between truth and illusion.
⏳ 8 min read We take a look at two aspects of life which lawyers (and almost every other human) struggle with—planning fallacy and optimism bias.
⏳ 5 min read I‘ve been going to yoga classes for a couple of years now. In a world of constant distractions, yoga is a welcome relief from the daily clutter of well, life.
⏳ 11 min read Zara is a commercial litigation lawyer at Aptum, a boutique Melbourne law firm. She also runs an incredible creative business as the founder of Edward Kwan.
⏳ 3 min read Lawyer or Barrister? Justice, Judge or Magistrate? QC or SC? Let’s go through some of the common errors that journalists make.
⏳ 3 min read What’s hip? What’s happening? It’s ta-da… flavour of the month. And this is why you should ignore it.
⏳ 5 min read Can law firms offer unpaid legal internships on the premise that you’re getting “valuable legal experience” in exchange? Here are some tips for law students and graduates to avoid this trap.
⏳ 5 min read Noticed a recent trend on LinkedIn? It’s the good ol’ humblebrag. We’re all guilty of it. Let’s go for a deep dive into the psyche of the lawyer.