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April 27, 2015

Managing Partner Magazine article: Human law – how soft skills will differentiate lawyers from robots

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Human Law: How soft skills will differentiate lawyers from robots by Alchemy author Rachel Brushfield, with comments from Paul Matthews Soft skills will secure lawyers’ future in the age of artificial intelligence, says Rachel Brushfield With advances in artificial intelligence heralding a new age of cyborg lawyers, it’s more important than ever for lawyers to focus on the human

April 26, 2015

How to win an argument

Arguments happen. It is inevitable given the rich diversity of human thinking and the complexity of situations we find ourselves in. We all have our own views on what is right or wrong given our knowledge, our upbringing, and our own personal experiences in life. And therein lies the problem. Other people have a different

April 19, 2015

A neat trick for meetings

If you are lucky, you get a meeting agenda. And if you are really lucky, you get it before the meeting. It tells you what you are going to cover in the meeting. When you call your next meeting, do things differently. Send an agenda which states what you want the meeting to cause, not

April 12, 2015

How do they like it?

It's not just the quality of your information which will have an impact, but also how you package it. Notice how others, your boss, your team, and your colleagues, package information they need to deliver. Is it verbal, or by email, or lots of text, or bulleted lists, or pictures and diagrams, or made into