Over at Minding the Workplace, David Yamada comments on the Kevin Kannemer's statement that "I prefer to work with people who have dealt with adversity and arisen from brokenness. Those who have never been tested cannot be trusted." Prof. Yamada mentions the value of resilience and the lessons learned from adversity. He says, "And oh how I wish we could learn the lessons of those challenges without the struggle and pain."
Dave uses his son as an example of the positive explanatory style, learned optimism, and how it applies to law school.
Part 2: How can we change the practice of law, change the lives of lawyers and how we perform for society? Why are lawyers the way we are?