Tag: Work Matters

More on “As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick”

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka of Dallas takes a look at the chapter on having difficult conversations with employees from  As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by Peter Meyers and Shann Nix. Previously, I wrote about As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by […]

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Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka explains how a specific passage in Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way influences the way he writes. If you’re going to be writing something, take a look at Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the […]

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As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka reviews As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by Peter Meyers and Shann Nix. If you’re thinking about a presentation you need to give, take a look at As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick, a new book by Peter […]

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Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy

Employment law attorney Mike Maslanka reviews Harry Beckwith’s book Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy. Take a look at Harry Beckwith’s insightful new book Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy (See all Marketing Consumer Behavior Books). The book reminds me of a quote from Dr. Samuel Johnson: “It is always better […]

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Buy-in: Saving Your Good Ideas from Getting Shot Down

Employment law attorney Michael P. Maslanka reviews Buy-in: Saving Your Good Ideas from Getting Shot Down by John P. Kotter, finding that it gives good advice on handling common objections to new ideas. I highly recommend John P. Kotter’s new book Buy-In: Saving Your Good Idea from Getting Shot Down, which teaches you how to […]

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Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People

Employment law attorney Michael Maslanka reviews Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People by Edward M. Hallowell and finds it offers good advice on finding a dream that matches your talents. In Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People, Edward M. Hallowell offers some counterintuitive advice: “Taken […]

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3 ECN Member Blogs Nominated for ABA Blawg 100

Three blogs written by members of the Employers Counsel Network have been nominated for the American Bar Association Journal’s annual Blawg 100 competition. For the fourth year in a row, That’s What She Said, a blog written by attorneys at Ford & Harrison LLP, has been selected as one of the 100 best law blogs […]

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Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd

Employment law attorney Michael Maslanka reviews the book Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd: Succeeding in a World Where Conformity Reigns but Exceptions Rule by Youngme Moon. Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd by Youngme Moon has turned out one of the best-written business books I’ve read in a long time. Her big idea: Companies compete by […]

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4 Blogs Featuring Employers Counsel Network Members Named to ABA Blawg 100

ABA Journal editors this week selected the popular That’s What She Said blog, Delaware Employment Law Blog, Work Matters, and Tex Parte Blog to be among the top 100 best websites by lawyers. Now you can vote on your favorites among the Journal’s “Blawg 100.” To cast a total of 10 votes in any of […]

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