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Kim Farbota
Kim Farbota is an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP where her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2015.

Prior to law school Kim earned her Ph.D. in neuroscience and M.A. in public affairs from the University of Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Illinois in 2009.

Kim and her husband Jeremy, a Tech Geek and Startup Guy, live in Huntington Beach, CA with their two young sons.

Entries by Kim Farbota

Black Crime Rates: What Happens When Numbers Aren't Neutral

(60) Comments | Posted September 2, 2015 | 4:28 PM

There is a common conservative narrative that indicates the disproportionate incarceration of black people is not the result of systemic racism, but rather of shortcomings within the black community.

It is also common to hear the supposedly neutral statement that "black people commit more crimes than white...

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A Four-Step Path to Deliberate Living

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 6:40 PM

At the beginning of Walden, Thoreau states that he went into the woods to live deliberately. He wanted to sculpt his life and mind purposefully in a space beyond the influence of his fellow men. People like Thoreau who see themselves as in control of their lives tend to experience...

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Energie- statt Zeitmanagement: 5 Wege um effizienter zu werden

(1) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 3:22 PM

8 Uhr: Zur Arbeit fahren, Emails checken.

9 Uhr: Aktennotiz schreiben, an den Chef schicken.

10 Uhr: Die nächsten sieben Stunden mittelmäßige Arbeit abliefern und versuchen, möglichst beschäftigt auszusehen, weil ich um 5 Uhr morgens von einem schreienden Knirps geweckt wurde. Schon die Recherche für diesen Artikel ist heute einfach...

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5 Steps to Maximize Efficiency by Managing Your Energy, Not Your Time

(2) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 9:37 AM

8am: Get to work, check email.
9am: Write recruiting memo, send to boss.
10am: Spend the next seven hours doing mediocre work and trying to look busy because I got up at 5am with a screaming toddler and researching this report is way too involved for...

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4 High-Impact Baby Steps to a Life of Well-Being

(5) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 9:51 AM

I know I would be better off if I slept for eight hours every night. And did yoga five days a week. And ate kale and ran marathons and kept a gratitude journal and shopped at the farmer's market and learned to play the viola. But I don't. Every one...

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Don't Miss Out on the Revolution of Well-Being

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 7:13 PM

The idea that working less could actually advance our careers is gaining traction. In her recent New York Times No. 1 best-seller, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, The Huffington Post President and Editor-in-Chief, Arianna Huffington, describes a...

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