[Appearance] Being Smart Isn’t as Impressive as You Think
When I was a baby lawyer being introduced to a client by one of the partners, he described me as “our smartest associate.” I thought my heart would explode with pride. After my initial internal dialogue of “Wow! That’s awesome,” my next thought was, “I’m not sure that’s true.” But even if it were true, is that how I want to be known?
Read the rest of this article over on the ABA Journal as part of their “Your Voice” feature: Being Smart Isn’t as Admirable as You Think.