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Just Say “No”

There is an epidemic spreading among my lawyer colleagues and clients. One that has reached all areas of practice and even in-house counsel. It’s consistently saying “yes” to all speaking engagements, writing engagements, local bar appointments, and new client matters. It’s never doing an honest assessment of whether you are at capacity or on the …

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Co-Existing Emotions

As I continue to grow my business, I feel conflicting emotions. The most obvious is fear. Fear of failure. Fear of judgment. Fear of the unknown. Negative emotions have a tendency to stand louder than the positive ones. They’re based in history, society’s views, and the pressures imposed by our parents and family members. Fear …

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Mental Health Days

When was the last time you took a mental health day? A day to completely disconnect from work, house chores, and any stressful activities. If you’re like many of my lawyer colleagues, the answer is “never”. It’s time that you rethink the time you take off of work.  Most of our jobs have some form …

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