Weekly Links

How Marriage Survives
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/opinion/13wolfers.html?scp=1&sq=marriage&st=cse
Marriage and divorce rates have remained remarkably immune to the ups and downs of the business cycle. Unfortunately, the marriage statistics are easy to misread.
The economist backs up the story with numbers:
http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/what-is-going-on-with-marriage/?scp=2&sq=marriage&st=cse

17 Essential Skills You Didn’t Learn in College
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2010/10/14/10-more-essential-skills-you-didnt-learn-in-college/
http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/09/ff_wiredu/all/1

Attorney Disbarred for Charging $3,500 an Hour (and outrageous behavior)
http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1202473305985&Kansas_Attorney_Disbarred_Over_High_Fee_Disrespect_to_Judge_and_Court_Staff
This guy is NOT the platinum standard.

Four Reasons Why You Choke Under Pressure (and How to Avoid Them)
http://lifehacker.com/5669385/four-reasons-why-you-choke-under-pressure-and-how-to-avoid-them
In her book Choke, author Sian Beilock examines the science behind why we choke under pressure. Here, Beilock explains a few of those reasons, and offers a few solutions.

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Emily Miskel

Judge Emily Miskel was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott as the first judge of the 470th family district court of Collin County, Texas. She graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School and she is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Find Emily on Google+, Facebook, and other social media.

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