I am reading the book Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength and Happiness by Rick Hanson (also the author of Buddha’s Brain). I found a section I wanted to share, because it articulated something so powerful to me in getting what we want in this life. Determination. Hanson believes “determination” is […]

The Value of Lawyer-to-Lawyer Tips

As a coach, I believe in the value of resources. I believe strongly that one of the things that holds us back professionally and personally is that oft-held attitude of “I can do this myself” or in some people’s cases, “I should do this myself.” If you change that attitude, you will start asking other […]

For Greater Success at any Level, Get a Mentor

One thing I believe to be powerful in business, especially when you want to advance, is to be resourceful.  Resourcefulness is seeing and understanding that you have many resources available to you.  So many of us try to go it alone, but much more is possible when we have other people’s strength and wisdom to […]

Networking for the Shy and Reserved

We all fall somewhere on a spectrum from introverted to extroverted.  Shy to outgoing.  Loner to people-person.  My favorite definition of the distinction between introvert and extrovert is that introverts tend to get their energy from being alone, while extroverts tend to get their energy from being with other people.  Contrary to some beliefs, it […]

The Key to Success

I have a little riddle for you.  The answer is powerful – more powerful than you might think.  It can help you to make and sustain positive change, little by little, to true success in the goals you set for your business, and personal life: I am your constant companion.  I am your greatest helper […]

If You Could Go Back and Start Your Business Again

In January, I will have the opportunity to speak to new alumni from McGeorge School of Law.  The question?  How to best start out as a solo practitioner in the practice of law? I am excited to do this.  I have coached so many attorneys who are also small business owners.  I have coached so […]