Greetings from hot, humid Dallas, Texas where I am “sweltering in place” as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wear out its welcome. It’s so hot and icky here that apparently Satan – on a vacation visit – said, “Screw it, I’m heading back to Hell where it’s cooler!” Those may not actually be his exact words, but you get the point.
For those of you who have been along for the ride since late 2014, you know that we are coming up on six-years of “Ten Things.” Along with longevity, we’ve picked up almost 4,200 subscriber “followers” along with hundreds more who get the blog directly through other means. Many of the posts have been republished in legal newsletters, magazines, law school classroom materials, seminar materials, and other forums. As I’ve said many times in the past, that all just absolutely, positively blows my mind. A huge “thank you” to all the loyal readers out there, especially to those who pass along the blogs to friends, colleagues, and on LinkedIn!
As I was working on some new blog posts this past week, I realized that I have not posted an index to all the posts in over three-years. That’s a long time (and I am first to recognize that it can be clunky to try to work your way to past blogs that might be relevant to what you’re looking for – I guess you get what you pay for with a free WordPress site…). So, I decided to put the new blogs off to the side for a bit (don’t worry, they’ll be posted soon enough), and put together an updated index to all the posts, going back to November 2014. I was a little shocked to see that we’re up to number 119! That’s a big pile of …, well, a big pile of something. Hopefully, of things you want to read.
Anyway, just in case you needed something more to read while you’re working remotely, or maybe you’re a new follower and had no idea there were so many posts, this edition of “Ten Things” sets out – in chronological order – all of the “Ten Things You Need to Know as In-House Counsel” blogs, from the November 2014 introduction to last month’s post on improving your 1:1 meetings. Have fun (and don’t laugh too much at the early ones – I got better!):