The world is changing, shifting like quicksand under our feet. Lifelong employment is gone, job security too.
There will be a day, very soon possibly, when we all are independent contractors…
When we all are…more
I see a lot of lawyer newsletters come into my inbox each month.
Most of them, suck.
Here’s some of what they have in common that you really want to make sure your newsletter doesn’t..…more
Technically, this is Part III in my series on the rising rates of suicide among lawyers and what we need to do to stop it now…
Today though, we are moving beyond the depression, struggle and anxiety and getting into the good…more
I hope you got a chance to read last week’s blog post, inspired by a desire to provide hope for the lawyers who are seriously depressed about the reality of the practice of law. I, too, found myself hopeless for a time in the…more
Very recently, CNN reported that more lawyers are killing themselves than ever before. And this is not the figurative kind of killing themselves from working too many hours… it’s the literal kind — suicide…more
Last fall I felt a renewed calling to return to yoga practice full time. Committing to yoga came from a deep yearning to reconnect with my own body. After being a mom where my body was not my own alone; a law student, where I…more
There was a time when I wasn’t sure I was going to continue serving lawyers. I had a mid-life crisis (or as I like to think of it—a Spiritual Awakening) and I did a deep dive soul-searching inquiry as to what I wanted to be when…more
Regardless of what kind of law you practice, you are serving people with families. You may be serving them to build their companies, or to get compensated after an injury or to ease their way through a divorce……more
Last week I wrote about some ways you could find extra money that you think you don’t have, in order to invest in your business.
This week I’d like to explore the best way to ask your friends and family for support in a…more
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to invest in your law practice and grow it into the business you really want. But, what about when you don’t have any extra to invest? Then what?…more
Recently, Alexis wrote an amazing post about the pain of being a lawyer. I’d like to talk a little more about that because so many (not all!) of my colleagues experience their professional lives unhappily and joylessly. Even…more
When I first started out in my law practice, I never imagined I would invest money in its growth.
I had this idea that I would just generate the revenue I needed to cover my pay and rent. I didn’t imagine I would have a…more
There are certain parts of being a lawyer that are particularly hard… Especially, if you’re a lawyer who cares.
The traditional business model is broken…more
A few weeks ago, I asked over 8000 subscribers (lawyers) to our weekly Law Business Mentors Newsletter: “Why are you charging less than what you’re really worth?”…more
From as early as I can remember, I’ve had an “Upper Limit Problem.” That’s what many entrepreneurial coaches, business planners, and spiritual teachers describe as an internal reluctance to accept a life more abundant and…more
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