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The Power of a Morning Routine

A few weeks ago, a good friend of mine suggested that I read a book by Robin Sharma entitled “The 5 a.m. Club:  Own Your Morning.  Elevate Your Life.”   So, I went online and checked out the description: “Legendary leadership and...

5 Strategies for Boosting Confidence

In law, it can seem as though confidence is a professional requirement. There is an expectation that you will have the answers. It can also seem like everyone around you feels confident, and you are the odd one out. The feeling...

The Power of Checking In

Have you ever thought, “Holy crap! How am I going to get all the work I have to do done?” Or, “What I have to do is so hard – how am I ever going to do it?” I’m guessing that at one point or another in your career, those thoughts...

The Courage to Forgive Yourself

When I sat down to write this article, I just could not figure out what to write about.  So, I began reading the list of inspirational quotes that I had compiled about resilience in the hope that they would help me overcome my...

Dealing with Your Inner Impostor

Editor’s note:  I am delighted to have AMP (Associate Mentoring Plus) coach Rob DeToni joining the writing team here at Attorney With A Life with this insightful first article about handling imposter syndrome.  Something...

How toxic is too toxic?

WARNING! ASSOCIATE BEWARE. I wish some law firms could come with a warning label. Here is an example of what I am implying… John worked at a firm with two partners who controlled every moment of his day. A six-day in the...