DeLong explains at the Psychology Today blog. “High-achievers have an exaggerated need to maintain their reputations and to project an aura of capability and control. We’ll do almost anything to avoid looking or feeling stupid, to avoid changing or stepping outside of our comfort zone, and to avoid the horrifying reality that we don’t know everything. These avoidant behaviors are perfectly understandable, but left unchecked they can take us hostage and impede our personal and professional growth.” … [Read more...] about Harvard Prof Has Some Advice for Lawyers Fearful of Change: Start by Doing the Right Thing Poorly
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“Flight 3411 was a defining moment for our United family and it is our responsibility — our mission — to make sure we all learn from this experience,” the airline said in a statement. “The changes we have implemented are designed to better serve our customers and empower our employees. We know we have more to do to become a great airline, which is why we are continuing to look at ways to improve.” … [Read more...] about It’s been a year since Dr. David Dao was dragged off a United flight. Here’s how flying has changed, and how it hasn’t.
Greenpeace said it alerted police about the stunt about 10 minutes before the glider arrived. Ben Stewart, the group’s spokesman, said, “Theresa May should not have dignified Trump with a visit to the UK. The vast majority of British people are appalled by his words and deeds. He is, simply, the worst president ever. That’s why we flew over him with a message branding him well below par.” … [Read more...] about Police searching for paraglider who flew over Trump’s Scotland golf resort and breached no-fly zone
According to the report, while we may have gone into Afghanistan in 2001 to oust the Taliban for harboring Osama Bin Laden, a senior Green Beret told the newspaper we are no longer “at war with the Taliban.” This means when U.S. forces meet Taliban forces on the battlefield, military lawyers become an extremely important component in the chain of command that decides when it is appropriate to use deadly force. … [Read more...] about Military Lawyers Play an Increased Role in the Continuing War in Afghanistan
Evan A. DavisEvan A. Davis was driving to work when he heard the first reports about the attacks on the World Trade Center. Rather than fight traffic trying to get to his firm’s downtown offices, he decided to go instead to the Midtown headquarters of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where he was in the middle of a two-year term as president. As Davis crossed Fifth Avenue, he looked downtown and saw one of the towers burning. “That’s the image that stays with me,” he says today. But at the bar headquarters, there was no time for shock. “We immediately turned to figuring out what the New York City Bar needed to do,” he says. … [Read more...] about A Day of Days: ABA Members Recall How 9/11 Changed Their Lives and Their Work