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Your future self has a message for you

Your future self has a message for you

I was on a virtual retreat last May 9-10, 2020 with 18 members of the WILL community. We were supposed to be in New Mexico, at a gorgeous resort and spa… but that’s not happening! While I am grieving that loss, I am ALSO appreciative of technology and...
What You and Michelle Obama Share

What You and Michelle Obama Share

While enjoying the latest O magazine, I read this in the 20 questions with Michelle Obama. “When in your life have you needed courage?” Her answer stopped me cold. “Giving up a law career I didn’t want and following my own path – it...
Your are magnificent

Your are magnificent

Flipping through a recent issue of O magazine, I saw this photo… It made me weep. Especially for the sentiment, and also for the physical proximity of pre-Covid human life.   Mostly though, because this is what I aim to do as a coach. In our best coaching...
Her Last Straw in big Law

Her Last Straw in big Law

I was working with a client in an AmLaw 100 firm.She was a 5th year European associate in M&A. After going to home for her mother’s birthday she got chastised for leaving during a deal. She had transitioned everything and believed the junior partner had it under...
This is NOT Business as Usual for Women Lawyers

This is NOT Business as Usual for Women Lawyers

Clients tell me that firm leaders have little to no understanding of the new reality of women lawyers. You try to school kids from home, not kill your spouse who is co-working and afraid too, the dishes pile up, too much screen time and be sure to stay six feet apart...