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.

Ready for 2019?

The secret is out! Next week, I’m hosting a free Planning Extravaganza because it’s my favorite time of the year. There’s nothing I love more than the holiday spirit, goal setting, and gifts 🎁 Basically, I’m throwing a virtual party and would love to hang out with you next week. …

Negotiating salary + bonus

When it comes to partner compensation… Do you think your firm will appreciate your efforts and compensate you fairly? Do you follow the required steps of your firm’s process and do nothing more? Do you assume there’s nothing you can do to influence the decision? If so, you’re probably leaving …

5 biggest mistakes of solo attorneys

Have you ever dreamed of opening your own firm? Even if it’s just daydreaming about what it would be like to be your own boss, set your own hours, choose your favorite clients, and create an awesome culture. When I used to get frustrated in BigLaw, I’d browse commercial house …

When you want to do it all…

My hustle to flow ratio has gotten out of hand this year. But I got a wake-up call exactly when I needed it the most. Although I know I need to take better care of myself, it’s hard to make difficult decisions and then actually follow-through with actions to support …

Dealing with negative feedback

It’s probably not the best idea to tell you that I’ve received negative reviews. Like you, I take my work and performance very seriously. So, if you’ve ever received negative feedback (and, because you’re human, I’ll assume you have), you know how it can make you want to run and …

Meet Pankit Doshi

If I’m being 100% real, I probably know less about Asian Pacific American lawyers than any other minority group.   I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve never spent much time learning about the history and issues facing them in the legal industry.   As I was interviewing Pankit Doshi, President …

Meet my marketing guru

Fun fact you may not know about me… I totally geek out on Facebook advertising. It’s probably the closest thing I have to a hobby 🙂 If you’re a solo or small firm attorney, or you’re just interested in learning more about online marketing, you’re going to love today’s podcast …

Walking the Walk (My Cancer Story)

It can be lonely being a lawyer… Maybe you’re a solo working out of your home. Maybe you’re an associate in a firm with a few floors of attorneys. Maybe you’re the General Counsel of a Fortune 500 company. It doesn’t matter how many people you’re around each day or …

Thank you + weekly newsletter

A Personal Note I was blown away by the many emails, texts, calls, and messages you sent last week. You shared with me your own cancer journeys and those of your family members. You offered to take me to the doctor and bring me casseroles. You sent me good thoughts …

Great expectation

Do you ever wish your clients were less demanding? That they respected your time and understood that even though you’re good, you’re not God? The key to a great working relationship with your clients is setting expectations. Natalie reached out on my Instagram page last month and asked if I’d …

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