How is (big) Law Impacting your Relationships?

How is (big) Law Impacting your Relationships?

One of the most common things I hear from women is how their time in (big) law impacts their relationships. Essentially they say... "My relationships suffer from the long hours, unpredictable schedule and always being on call."Or"I’ve stopped making plans with friends...

Stop Playing The Role of “Lawyer”

Stop Playing The Role of “Lawyer”

After my parents divorced and I went to college, my mom moved to LA. She lived in Santa Monica for twelve years, drawn by a man to whom she was briefly engaged. The relationship didn’t last, but she fell hard for the city. For a girl from Queens who grew up post-World...

Unlimited Vacation for Women Lawyers

Unlimited Vacation for Women Lawyers

Cecile was a 5th year European associate in M&A. After traveling home for her mother’s birthday she was chastised for leaving during a deal. She thought the junior partner had it under control, but word was she left them in the lurch.   This and feeling...

Does everyday feel like Groundhog Day?

Does everyday feel like Groundhog Day?

When people are asked their favorite number between 0-9, most pick lucky 7! I’ve always been an even number fan. My favorite number is 8. I like the roundness, symmetry and divisibility by 2. What does this have to do with leaving (big) law or figuring out what else...

4 is the Magic Number

4 is the Magic Number

I’m incredibly appreciative that I get to practice yoga with an amazing teacher. Her name is Johanna Bell and this week she led a New Year’s class focused on the number four.What I learned is this...We are in a year of four.  In numerology, 2020 adds up to 2 + 0 + 2 +...

Begin Your Year with WILL

Begin Your Year with WILL

Are you an attorney who feels stuck and unhappy or miserable? Jennifer was. Before we get into full swing with 2020, I want you to ask yourself… "What would I be happy to accomplish this year?" Previous resolutions have come and gone. Perhaps now you’re a third year,...

No One Does it Alone

No One Does it Alone

No one builds a bridge, a road, or a six-figure business by themselves. Since I started WILL in 2017 I have 10xd my income. My first year doing WILL I brought in $13,500. In 2019, I broke $140K. I share this with you for a few reasons. I appreciate when people I...

Three Questions To Set You Up Outside big Law in 2020

Three Questions To Set You Up Outside big Law in 2020

Another year has passed. Maybe you… ... said "I'll stay in big law for a few years, and then figure something else out." ...liked your role for awhile, but something has shifted. You are no longer okay and don't know how to figure something else out. ...took the...

You Deserve More Freedom in Your Career and Life

You Deserve More Freedom in Your Career and Life

Self-worth. Two little words with a whole lot under the surface. Our ability to stall or soar depends on our self-worth.   For some reason, we often think we, as women lawyers, don't deserve to: feel happy in our bodies have a thrilling, romantic relationship do the...

How I Became My Client’s First Paying Customer

How I Became My Client’s First Paying Customer

WILL member Jenny loves astrology. She studies with world class astrologists and could recite the difference between rising and moon signs in her sleep. She has the dream of turning this into a business, starting with a side hustle. But she has doubts and fears. Like...

Who is Marie Forleo and why should you care?

Who is Marie Forleo and why should you care?

In 2012, working in my previous business, I knew I wanted more… inspiration in my work freedom from trading hours for dollars as a consultant fulfillment - making a bigger impact with clients, and in all honesty, in the world One day while hanging out in the...

The Birthplace of WILL

The Birthplace of WILL

Three years ago, I was woken up by an idea. I was having conversations in my head with imaginary women lawyers who feel stuck in a system that drains their time, energy and soul. You see, I was fresh off the success of helping a few women leave their firms.  Their...

 

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