August 6, 2010

Pop Quiz on Etiquette

Can you answer these 8 Questions on Business and Dining Etiquette? Lisa Orrell challenges you to cosider not the simple answer, or even the quick answer, but also the various facets of etiquette. Is there something you've inadvertently been leaving out? Take a few minutes to brush up!

August 4, 2010

Reframing & Co-Mentoring

Reading this article made me think about how much reframing can really make things seem so much more interesting. Reframing is just the advice that our elders gave us constantly growing up -- putting yourself in someone else's shoes. It also goes to a saying my grandmother used, "If you can't say something nice, don't say it at all." After all, how can you see the wisdom someone has to share with you if you focus on what initially is perceived as an annoyance? I also liked the idea of co-mentoring, which is really the very basic part that all of us should be doing with networking -- creating that mutually beneficial relationship.

August 3, 2010

Some Chicago Legal Blogs & RSS Feeds

The Law Bulletin Publishing Company's blogs have been busy! Have you been following their latest updates? We've been using Google Reader to keep track of the latest in the blogosphere -- this is also a handy tool for keeping an eye on breaking tweets.
Also, did you know that the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin also offers an RSS feed? Or that Law Career Services and the Law Library receive these publications? Stop by to check out the latest articles!