James McCormick on Making Better Decisions By Slowing Yourself Down

In Chapter 4 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "What Role Has Reflection Played in Shaping Your Personal Growth?" A self-confessed Type A personality, McCormick finds it hard to stop moving nonstop. Over time, he learns to regularly set aside quiet time. This helps him slow down and be more measured in the decisions he makes and actions he takes. James McCormick is a Partner at Empire Search Partners in New York City. Previously, he practiced law as an employee benefits and executive compensation attorney for Proskauer Rose and Jones Day. He earned a JD at Tulane Law School and a BA in History at the University of Michigan.