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Practicing Law: When was I most stressed out?

A lawyer I coach asked me when I was most stressed out practicing law. For most of my career I didn’t think about what I was feeling as being stressed out. I guess I thought it was just part of being a lawyer. Looking back…more

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Client Development: Group Telephone Coaching

I originally posted this blog in January. Recently, several lawyers have asked about the monthly coaching program and that has prompted me to post it again. Years ago, over a one year period, I went to each office in my old law…more

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10 Questions to Ask to Coach Yourself

I have coached many of you who regularly read my blog. Each of you likely remember some of the questions I asked you. For those of you I will never coach, I want to share some of those questions with you so you can answer them…more

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Success: You Can’t Be Content

Are you content with your law practice and your success attracting, retaining and expanding relationships with clients? I hope not. I can’t help you if you are content and you can’t create a more successful career by standing…more

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Yes, It Really Does Take a Team to Make Rain

One thing I love about my work is the chance to meet lawyers who are striving to get better. More often than not those lawyers are young associates or young partners. It is great fun to meet and work with a baby boomer like me,…more

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Charisma: Clients Want Lawyers Who Have It

I believe clients want their lawyers to have charisma. That thought scares many lawyers, especially those who are introverted. I think those intimidated by the idea have a mistaken notion of what Charisma actually is. It is not…more

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Implement “The 7 Habits . . . “

How can you implement Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People?” To get you started read a short summary. ?!Here is how YOU might use the 7 Habits: !Habit 1: Be Proactive: Take responsibility for your own…more

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