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5 Creative Ways To Get Unstuck

Feeling stuck? Being stuck in a tough situation drains the energy right out of you.  You might be stuck working in a legal practice that you don’t like.  You might be stuck on a file and spinning your wheels because you...

10 things thriving lawyers do

Ask for help The best time to seek help is as soon as you get stuck.  Just like the nose on our face, it is incredibly difficult for us to see the thinking traps and habits that slow us down much less do anything about them...

Results or behavior?

Accountability has become an overused buzzword.  I hear it as a mechanism to measure performance – are we accountable to our goal? I hear it as a feedback tool – I expected you to achieve/solve/develop that. I’d like...

Interviewing for soft skills

Interviewing skills are often overlooked and undervalued—until a “bad hire” happens. Somehow the person hired wasn’t the “right fit” or misrepresented themselves in the process. It does happen—there are instances...

The Trap of Being Smart

The other day at the end of yoga class, the instructor prompted, “let your brain be passive” as we were getting into relaxation pose. After an initial feeling of discomfort and confusion about the request, I was able let go...

Being a confident managing partner

Gaining confidence as a managing partner comes with experience.  And if you are new to this role, you probably want to be the best you can be – right now.  Good news!  Allowing your confidence to shine through involves more...