Re-Writing one’s history

It’s a few more days and 2017 will be history. The seconds to 2018 will tick and we will start pondering what will the new year bring. Perhaps more importantly, how was 2017, what happened, what did we achieve, who did we see, what experiences did we encounter. Life — how do we measure it? Prof. Clayton […]

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Being the Authentic You

Source: Stephanie Martel Yesterday, I attended a startup bootcamp with Ben Roulston and sometimes it may surprise you what half a day can do to you when you really put your mind to it. What is it that you really care about?  And why do you do it?  Drawing upon Simon Sinek‘s work of ‘Start […]

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Law, AI and Knowledge Management

  As they emerge from their cofee break, taking their seats one by one, the camera man adjusts the sound and angles the camera. A panelist of five, meets and greets some of the attendees and then the crowd grows. Whispers, clicking of pens, reading of emails. The lawyers are settling in. Allowing for another […]

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Real deal on Future lawyers

Diversity, flexibility, options and living as we wish – whilst seemingly simple is harder to achieve than one thinks. As we share stories of what we would be doing if we are not a lawyer, the answer was broad – pilot, opera singer, teacher, boat maker….the list goes on… What do we want as future […]

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Objectifying Blockchain 1

When you see a room full of lawyers eager to learn about blockchain, you know one is about to see a sea change. Financial cryptography they start, is a study between the spaces; going back to The Netherlands in the 90s, we are given a tour of history of how signatures are minted onto coins […]

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Challenges in Change

Source: Pinterest Why do you want to change? What makes us change? What is the greatest hurdle to change? Us? Them? Others? Society? Why? Sometimes the storm is not outside, but right inside, deep in one’s minds eye. Some call it, ‘looking beyond the sushi train.’  The analogy of how, at the first instance there […]

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Reinventing Yourself

How do we reinvent ourselves? When do we reinvent ourselves? Do we need to reinvent ourselves? As I sit in the session of Reinventing ourselves at the IBA conference, speakers discuss personality traits, notions of success and failure, resilience, Maslow’s Needs, making changes and the larger questions of How, Who, When, Where, What? In what […]

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