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Today, my guest is Mark Herrmann, Chief Counsel of Litigation and Global Chief Compliance Officer at AON Corporation who is the author of “The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Practicing Law.” Originating from a conversation with a...more
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You might already know this, but you have the ability to export your LinkedIn contacts. Kind of. I mean, you used to. Well, you can for a while. Alright, not really. Well, you can, but you’d better hurry....more
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The dictionary tell us it is:
“A person or thing with only one special feature, talent, or area of expertise.”
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A: It’s not just you, it’s most firms.
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