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51AWxyv-23L._SX322_BO1,204,203,200_My book about law and lawyers, “Way Worse then Being a Dentist,” has been referred to quite often as “indispensable,” “a classic” and, of course “required reading” for lawyers, potential lawyers, future lawyers and their friends, neighbors and the people who love them.

But, naturally, there’s “required reading” and then there’s…required reading. And now I’m both.

The lovely and talented Martin Underwood, of Life Productions, in London, UK has placed me right smack at the top of his “bibliography” in the handbook for his “More Than Law” course for lawyers looking to career transition.

If you’re interested in learning more about Martin’s coaching and the course he offers through Life Productions, click here. Martin’s a clever guy, a former barrister with an Oxford degree and a winning smile, and I can’t imagine a few weeks spent doing what he tells you would be time badly spent.

If you’d like to place a toe in the water, you might check out a webinar we recorded together a few months back.  That was loads of fun – and you can listen to it here.

At very least, I would strongly recommend you tackle the list of suggested reading, starting right at the top: Screen Shot 2015-08-31 at 8.47.39 AM
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If the post above wasn’t enough to convince you…here’s another enthusiastic exhortation to please check out The People’s Therapist’s legendary best-seller about the sad state of the legal profession: Way Worse Than Being a Dentist: The Lawyer’s Quest for Meaning

And…my first book is an unusual (and useful) introduction to the concepts underlying psychotherapy: Life is a Brief Opportunity for Joy

My latest book is a comic novel about a psychotherapist who falls in love with a blue alien from outer space. I guarantee pure reading pleasure: Bad Therapist: A Romance

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TRANSATLANTIC PHONE SERVICE ANNIVERSARYYou’ll be delighted to hear that my Bloomsday-honoring webinar with Martin Underwood of Life Productions came off without a hitch.

Less successful, alas, was the process of recording a trans-Atlantic webinar held across “the pond” (as we trans-Atlantic types refer to “the puddle” that separates our nations) via the new-fangled inter webs.

The first webinar was, I’m certain, much-savored by the dozens of participants on the line while it was taking place…but the recording turned out rather…”dodgy” (as Martin might say.)

So we did it again. And this time the video came out…uh…”yucky” (as I might say.)bell-victoria

But rest assured, webinar fans – all is well!  We (meaning Martin’s technical folks) managed to pair the audio from the re-do of the webinar with the slides from the original webinar and the final, hybrid outcome is a very watchable, lively and I think useful hour or so of honest talk about career change for lawyers.

And so, without further ado…Here it is:

Many thanks to Martin, and Life Productions, and his technical wiz, Luka (who saved the day!) and to all the lawyers and legal professional folks who participated in the original incarnation of the webinar (we had a big, diverse crowd tune in, which was gratifying.)

If you’re interested in continuing to explore the stuff we’re talking about in the webinar, you might check out Life Production’s online course.  They have a lot of interesting ideas around how to find work that’s right for you, whether in law or in another field.

The Life Productions folks also did a great job of organizing everything – all that slide-producing and agenda-conceiving and scheduling and planning and so forth that I’m not especially “keen” on handling myself (I mostly like the talking and receiving accolades part.)

And especial thanks – or, uh, “cheers” – to all our UK participants tuning in from Fair Albion. I look forward to continuing our “special relationship.”

So stay calm and carry on – and find that job that really makes you happy!

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My latest book is a comic novel about a psychotherapist who falls in love with a blue alien from outer space. I guarantee pure reading pleasure: Bad Therapist: A Romance

Please also check out The People’s Therapist’s legendary best-seller about the sad state of the legal profession: Way Worse Than Being a Dentist: The Lawyer’s Quest for Meaning

My first book is an unusual (and useful) introduction to the concepts underlying psychotherapy: Life is a Brief Opportunity for Joy

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james-joyceAre your Bloomsday plans still not nailed down?

Are you (like Molly Bloom), just a girl (or boy) who can’t say no?

Then say yes.  Say yes.  You will Yes.  Say yes you say yes you will Yes.

Say Yes to a free webinar I’m doing with the lovely and rather fetching (photo below) Martin Underwood, of Life Productions.  He’s English and a handsome devil and I said yes, yes I will Yes…upon the condition that we keep things fast-paced, scintillating and titillating – a stream of consciousness, whisking past like a day in Dublin, or (say) getting kissed under the Moorish wall.  And he said…Yes (my mountain flower) Yes.  1432209740745

So, it’s happening the free webinar, on – Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 7pm GMT / 2pm ET / 11am PT – Bloomsday, for you Joyceans out there.  And it shall be ravishing, this free webinar of ours.

Here are the deets.  It’s entirely free – like the best of modernist prose – exuberant, unbridled, decidedly salacious.  This is not something you want to miss.

meyerhofer picAnd it’s free.  And Martin is handsome – and interesting – and English.  And he’s a lawyer – a barrister, in fact (isn’t that adorable?!)   And he’s titled this FREE webinar (did I mention that it’s free?) “More Than Law – Find Better Work, In or Out of the Law.”

Which is hard to argue with.Davidson-Ireland-Gay-Marriage-1200

I’ll be there.

So say yes yes say yes you will Yes.

Sign up here.

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My new book is a comic novel about a psychotherapist who falls in love with a blue alien from outer space. I guarantee pure reading pleasure: Bad Therapist: A Romance

Please also check out The People’s Therapist’s legendary best-seller about the sad state of the legal profession: Way Worse Than Being a Dentist: The Lawyer’s Quest for Meaning

My first book is an unusual (and useful) introduction to the concepts underlying psychotherapy: Life is a Brief Opportunity for Joy

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