Comic Contracts: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

This was originally published at Enlivening Edge.   “Contract.” What images are conjured for you by the word? For most people, a contract is a long written document with a lot of information no one understands. At least that was true for me in my early years as a...

Designing Contracts in a New Paradigm

A version of this article was previously posted on LinkedIn. It has been updated and edited for this site. For several years, my most popular course has been the Conscious Contracts Masterclass. It takes the new thinking of business – conscious business, values...

Reflections on Being a Philanthropist

2018 is a milestone year for me. It is the ten year anniversary of being a ‘legal nomad’ travelling in service of systemic change in the legal profession. It’s also my 60th birthday. Both of these milestones are cause for reflection and asking ‘What’s next?’...

Kim’s Vision, Mission, and Values

Kim’s Personal Vision: We live in an interconnected world.  We are all relations, including all the birds and the bees, the flowers and the trees. We are family. Kim’s Vision for the Legal System: The seeds of the late 1990s and early 2000s have flourished.  We are...

The Day the Canvas Was Wiped Clean

I was in an exciting time of transition and creation of a new life. I was about to start my first job as a lawyer. For weeks, I had been talking to the two partners of a law firm in Hillsborough, North Carolina. We’d met and I had picked out one of their spare...

Surrender

Surrender is a fine art that, like any art, requires practice and patience, particularly given the power we’ve already surrendered to our personal will in a vain attempt at flow control. The river has its own destination and will not be dammed. We can choose to relax...