How to Be Your Own Editor: Secret tips revealed for writing clean, concise articles and blog posts

How to Be Your Own Editor: Secret tips revealed for writing clean, concise articles and blog posts

Writing well is an art. Mastering it takes a lifetime, and the sharp eye of a keen professional editor can help. But if you don’t have that luxury, you can be your own editor, at least for the small stuff. In this post I reveal a few secret tips that allow you to quickly spot your worst mistakes, […]

My Steinbrenner Rule: A good pitching arm alone is not why you invest $28 million

My Steinbrenner Rule: A good pitching arm alone is not why you invest $28 million

If you’re like me, you’ve pushed at least one costly project through your law firm that didn’t turn out as you had expected. But you learned something in the process—failure can be a good teacher. It happens to everyone. It happened to me. What I once learned is what I now call my Steinbrenner rule: […]

“Ghostwriter? That is unethical,” says the law firm marketing director to the ghost.

“Ghostwriter? That is unethical,” says the law firm marketing director to the ghost.

Every writer knows that writing takes time. Behind what looks like a simple article, presentation, speech, memo, proposal, blog post, or legal brief may be hours and hours of researching, organizing, and editing for improved accuracy, word choice, and punctuation—clarity and flow. It takes practice, talent, and time to write effectively; and time is a […]

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