X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Shilpa Coorg from Winston & Strawn

Early in my career, I received the well-intentioned advice to be mindful of typographical errors. As my colleague stated, if a client is paying tens of thousands of dollars for a brief, it better be perfect with every comma in the right place. Emails, I was told, were a reflection of my ability to pay attention to detail. I became obsessed with checking my emails for mistakes, sometimes reading a three-sentence email up to five or six times. Soon, I realized my habits were actually crippling my efficiency, and that while I should work to the best of my ability, I could not realistically expect myself to be completely error-free.

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.