#109: Career Strategies: Stage III (Key Rainmakers)

How do you grow, succeed and excel as a key rainmaker? Today I’m bringing you the third and final installment of our career strategies series, and I’ll be revealing what you need to focus on when you’re in this third and final stage. Even if you’re aren’t a key rainmaker …

#108: Career Strategies: Stage II (Partners)

In last week’s episode, I kicked off the first of a three-part series focused on law firm career strategies, where I talked about how to be a successful associate and service partner. Today, we’ll move to the next stage and discuss how to excel as a partner. This can be …

#107: Career Strategies: Stage I (Associates & Service Partners)

Today we’re kicking off the first episode of a three-part series focused on law firm career strategies. We’re starting this week with Stage I focused on associates and service partners. Next week we’ll cover Stage II for partners with a book of business. Last, we’ll address Stage III related to …

#95: Compensation Prep for BigLaw Partners

If you’re a partner in a large firm (or perhaps even a medium sized firm), there’s likely an entire process you have to follow each year for your partner compensation and equity credits. Regardless of your firm’s process, it’s important that you plan ahead and play an active role. Being …

#93: Bonus – The Magic of Masterminds

Happy Thanksgiving! Today I’m replaying Episode #37, “The Magic of Masterminds,” and sharing details on some special week-long discounts. I hope you enjoy, and next week I’ll be back with a brand new episode! If you’re interested in applying for a Mastermind, visit www.legalmasterminds.com Links: LifeAndLawpPlanner.com – use discount code …

#67: How to Be a Rock Star Associate

If you’re early in your legal career, this episode is for you. I’m sharing my Top 10 list for how to become a “rock star” in your law firm. If you’ve got some years under your belt, this episode will help you guide and mentor younger associates so that they …

#57: Income to Equity

For today’s show, I’m going to outline how you can make equity partner if that is something that you want. I’ll be sharing what the path will look like, how to prepare and execute a plan, as well as the role that your mindset is going to play in this …

#45: Partnership Traps

On today’s episode, I’ll be revisiting the topic of partnerships, and digging deeper by revealing the five traps that partners can find themselves in. Things you will learn in this episode: What different types of partnerships exist The advantages and disadvantages in asking to be a service partner How to …

#42: Performance Reviews with Amy Gardner

On today’s show, I’m joined by Amy Gardner of Apochromatik, a company that provides professional coaching and consulting to firms, organization, and individuals. We’re talking all about the importance of annual performance reviews, or APRs. Why should everybody be focusing on these reviews, and what are the habits that you …

#28: Path to Partnership

Today we’re exploring the path to partnership, and I’m sharing what associates need to consider to make sure all the work they are putting in will actually pay off. Although this episode is presented with large law firms in mind, the principles I discuss are general in nature and can …

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