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Time for an Empathy Adjustment

I could blame the hot weather for making me cranky, but I think it’s something else.  I’ve had too many conversations with lawyers this year about the difficulties of being heard, being acknowledged, and being fairly compensated.  Even for my coaching clients who are...

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.

In case you’ve ever been worried about being different from everyone else in your law firm or company, I’ll encourage you to follow Oscar Wilde’s advice.  You really can’t be anyone but yourself, and isn’t this the point of having diversity and inclusion initiatives? ...

Does Every Request Deserve a Yes?

I have a rule for some of my high-achieving coaching clients.  They are not allowed to say “yes” to any new project or task until they have thought about it for 24 hours.  In the context of business development, you might think this is a strange rule.  Normally, I...