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.

What are you working for?

Tell me… What’s your why? Why are you a lawyer? Why are you in your current job and role? Why do you wake up each morning and do what you do? In today’s Hustle & Flow podcast episode, I’m covering why these questions are so important, how to discover the …

Get It Done Challenge Winners

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the Get It Done Challenge last week. You did a major spring cleaning of your to-do lists and recaptured some of your schedule – and your sanity. Nice work! We’d like to congratulate all the winners in the Challenge giveaway: Grand Prize …

The future of legal staffing

Ever heard about a new invention and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” It seems so obvious! And, yet, we all somehow overlooked it… Why? Because we get so stuck in our boxes, we can’t seem to think outside of them. And as I often like to say, lawyers …

Is people-pleasing causing you more harm than good?

I was recently listening to Gwyneth Paltrow’s interview of Oprah Winfrey on her new podcast and they discussed the “disease to please.” I’m intimately familiar with the concept of people-pleasing and discuss it often on the Hustle & Flow podcast, but I had never heard that phrase before. It really …

The truth about getting to the top

Do you aspire to become an equity partner? Before you tell yourself that’s not possible or something you even want, hear me out. Do you want more influence? More power to truly shape the future of the legal industry? More autonomy and freedom? More respect (not that you don’t already …

Strategies to grow your book of business

I love to learn. I love to get inspired by the success stories of others. I love to hear what other industries are doing and try to figure out how it might apply it to lawyers. That’s why I flew out to San Diego last week to attend the Traffic …

Setting boundaries at work

Do you ever feel as though others take advantage of your helpfulness? Or superiors (or colleagues or clients) treat you like a child and speak down to you? Or you can’t trust others so it’s best to keep your distance and not say anything that might rock the boat? If …

Nail your next presentation

Did you know that the most common fear in America is the fear of public speaking? Well, I’m kind of weird… I love to get on stage and speak to large groups! Of course, I get anxious. But I love the experience and especially the high I feel afterward. Whether …

Difficult conversations

I was sitting at a quiet table in a bar a few blocks from my firm, my hands sweaty and heart racing. As we both tried to play it cool and act like neither of us was nervous, we both knew what was coming. A very difficult conversation. I had …

Why it’s hard to turn a friend into a client

Do you ever find yourself in the “friend zone”? You know, the one where it’s awkward to ask for business… Because what will they think? Will it ruin the relationship? Or maybe you’re in the “friend zone” and feel as though you have such a great relationship that you’d naturally …

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