Category : Soft Skills

Landlord-Tenant Soft Skills

The California Nanny and Mediating Legal Disputes Through the Media

Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte brought Diane Stretton into their Upland, California home to provide childcare services in exchange for room and board. Ms. Stretton and the Bracamontes got into a dispute over their arrangement. Ms. Stretton stopped working and refuses to move out. Why is this story national news? The answer illustrates some pitfalls of […]

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Soft Skills

George Clooney, Ken Shigley & Legal Case Selection

  “Accept only cases you would be willing to take to trial.” Ken Shigley, past president of the Georgia Bar, included this in his 10 Resolutions for Trial Lawyers in 2014. There are millions of ways that lawyers convince themselves to accept a questionable case: “The case might lead to larger, stronger cases in the future.” “I’ll […]

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Soft Skills

Help, I’m Trapped in the Virtual Lobby! Manager and Investor Conferencing

The professional relationships between the owners and managers of a company will always be essential to business success, especially in the real estate industry. However, in the age of sophisticated communications technology, the face-to-face business meeting is used less and less for communication between business partners. The cost of teleconference and videoconference technology is cheaper […]

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