From Alex Craigie at At Counsel Table: "Killing Them Softly With Preparation"--
I rarely hold the opinion that I am the smartest guy in any room. But when I remind myself of this first “Horton Rule,” I am empowered with the notion that there is an additional X factor that I alone control: how much time and effort I devote to being the better prepared lawyer in the (court) room.
What's the "Horton Rule"? Read Craigie's full post to find out.