Book Review: Secrets of Lawyer Video Marketing by Gerry Oginski

Gerry Oginski is synonymous with lawyer videos. He’s an evangelist for the medium and preaches about how lawyers can use video to communicate and market online. His recently published 300-page book is chock full of useful, actionable information. Like the chapters on How to Convert a Viewer into a Caller, How Not to Create Attorney […]

5 Not-So-Obvious Things That Inspire Me

Inspiration is gratitude’s easy-to-mock cousin in personal self-fulfillment. It’s a lot more fun to be cynical than earnest. Just the other day I was LMAO at a mock inspirational poster showing a deflated Stormtrooper with the title “Regret: Those Were The Droids You Were Looking For”. Cynicism aside, however, in 2011 a little inspiration can […]

4 Books That Will Make You Go "Whoa" Like Keanu Reeves

Sometimes you wanna read and get effortlessly carried away. Othertimes you might want to get your mind blown by an incredible work of non-fiction. At least I do, and judging by the success of recent books by Malcolm Gladwell and Steve Levitt, the Freakonomics guy, I’m not alone in that regard.

Get Back Into Your Reading Groove with these 5 Unputdownable Books

In my MILOFest presentation on living a responsibly connected life, I cited evidence put forth in Nick Carr’s 2010 book The Shallows asserting that intensive web usage can actually alter the brain, making it more difficult to maintain the extended concentration necessary to read a book. For me, reading is an antidote to the high-distraction […]