You’re not in this alone. My journey is yours and yours is mine. That’s why I’m sharing with you my stories, strategies, and best tips to help you rise.

Free guide to being a happier lawyer

How many times have you asked yourself why they didn’t teach you certain things in law school? Like how to find a career that’s suitable to your strengths and desires. What to watch out for and avoid in the profession. How to navigate the politics of firms and companies. Or …

Career strategies

Thank you for submitting so many great questions for the Hustle & Flow podcast. This month’s Listener Q&A comes from Marie. She’s a young attorney currently serving in a clerkship that ends in the spring. Marie wants to know just how picky she should be in her job search and …

Finish strong in 2017

Think back to the beginning of the year. What were your hopes, plans, and dreams for 2017? When you compare yourself now to where you were then, have you been making progress? If life took over and you’re feeling behind, you may have a tendency to want to throw in …

A new approach to diversity

Last week was really good! It started with a wonderful trip to D.C. for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Annual Meeting. Managing partners, general counsel, and diversity professionals from some of the biggest firms and companies in the U.S. came together to discuss how we can better promote diversity …

The magic of masterminds

To say I’m obsessed with masterminds is an understatement. When people tell me they don’t like them, I’m certain they’ve never participated in a good one. Because when you find a good one, it can propel your career. I’m proof of that. For example, here’s what I accomplished while participating …

Public relations for lawyers

Sometimes it can feel so dang hard balancing   your current workload with business development efforts.   Yet,  some people make it look easy.   It’s as if they’re really lucky (always in the right place at the right time) or they’ve got a trick up their sleeves they’re not sharing with others.   …

How to get more client leads

It’s the first Tuesday of the month so you know what that means –  Listener Q&A!   Today’s question comes  from  Whitney.   She  recently moved to a new  city  and  has  a solo family law practice. She  asked if I would share  ideas on how she  could  get  more client leads, especially …

What’s working (and not) in retaining and promoting women

I had so much fun visiting  Boston recently.   The National Association of Women  Lawyers hosted their annual “Meeting the Challenge” program where they  shared the results of  their  2016  law  firm survey.   For over a decade, they’ve been measuring the progress (or lack thereof) related to partnership, leadership, compensation, and …

Meet my time management guru

I’ve yet to meet a person that couldn’t benefit from improved time management skills.   The struggle is real y’all!  That’s why I’m so excited to introduce you to Cindy Sullivan.   She’s my go-to time management guru.   I’ve hired her to speak at my events and work with my mastermind clients.    …

How does your employer compare to others?

For years I used to say that every firm was the same.   Now that I’ve worked with hundreds of attorneys from many different firms, I can admit that I was wrong.  Like really wrong.   Yes, every firm (or company or department) has issues.   No employer is perfect.   But so many …

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