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Secrets of a Super Connector

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to know everyone and can always be counted on to make an introduction? In today’s Hustle & Flow podcast episode, I’m interviewing Jason DeJonker, a partner at Bryan Cave. He’s what I call a “super connector” and he’s taking you behind the …

Ready for fall?

Okay, I get it’s not technically fall for 11 more days and it’s still hot as Hades in Nashville, but… –Starbucks has the pumpkin spice latte back on its menu –The kids are back in school –Mercury Retrograde and all the eclipses are over –The Hustle & Flow podcast just …

Suffering from burnout?

Burnout… We hear about it all the time. When a lawyer is overworked, exhausted, and not enjoying their job, we say they’re suffering from burnout. But are they really? Did you know that lawyers are just as likely to experience boredom as burnout? And they often show up in the …

Hate networking? Do this instead

What’s the worst part of networking for you? Walking into a room trying to find someone to talk to Boring small talk Losing valuable time that you could have spent elsewhere Trying to get away from the weirdo… (or does that just happen to me?) Not knowing whether it’s even …

Joy in the law

I used to hate my middle name. Growing up, many in my family called me Miss Joy, which just seemed wrong. Joy seemed too soft, too emotional, too feminine. I felt like a walking contradiction because I always saw myself as loud, stubborn, and a bit masculine. And those traits …

The topic everyone is talking about

I had no idea how many of you were interested in the topic of fixed fees! The first episode came out on July 10 (you can listen to it here) but I had so much to cover that I had to postpone the second part until this month. Little did …

Go-to resources for attorneys

I’m completely unplugged while vacationing in Banff (don’t worry, I scheduled this before I left), so there’s not a new podcast episode this week. BUT… I’ve still got you covered. To make it easier for you to find relevant resources on the topics you need, we’ve created the Hustle & …

How to unplug on vacation

Be honest… How often do you go on vacations where you completely unplug? If you’re like most attorneys, you might take trips and long weekends (for a comical yet accurate description of the difference between a trip and vacay, read this. But you probably never take a true vacation where …

Special treat

I’ve got a special treat for you on the Hustle & Flow podcast this week. Today, I’m interviewing Nicole Abboud. You’ve probably heard of her before as she’s the former host of the widely popular Gen Why Lawyer podcast and current host of the new hit Leaders Love Company. I’ve …

Why most attorneys get fixed fees wrong

Most attorneys (outside and in-house counsel) seem to have a love-hate relationship with fixed fees. Why? Attorneys treat fixed fees like a zero-sum game. In other words, you love it when you “win” on a fee and you hate it when you “lose” on a fee. The only way to …

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