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Lawyers Fire Britney Spears as Client

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One of the best lessons from Tim Ferriss' The 4-Hour Workweek is how firing clients can make you happy. It fits into the 80/20 principle, or Pareto's Law. Think about it this way as Ferriss exemplifies in the book: "80% of the consequences flow from 20% of the causes. 80% of the results come from 20% of the effort and time. 80% of company profits come from 20% of products and customers." It can be applied across the board. Ferriss encourages you to fire clients who take up 80% of your time who gain you little in results, producing headaches, stress and general unhappiness.

Enter Spears' laywers:

The law firm Trope and Trope asked a court Wednesday to be relieved as Spears' attorneys. The firm says there's been a "breakdown" in communication with the pop princess that makes representing her "impossible," according to the filing, obtained by CelebTV.com. [NBC4]
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Trope and Trope was representing Spears in the custody battle with Kevin Federline "over their sons, 2-year-old Sean Preston and 1-year-old Jayden James."

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