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Who is the judge?

Who is the judge?

I remember my initial call with my longtime coach, Nicole. It was twelve years ago when I worked for a public health non-profit. I had just finished my coach training and desperately wanted to leave my job and coach full time. I burst into tears when she asked me what...
Women Lawyers Can Write Their Own New Story

Women Lawyers Can Write Their Own New Story

I recently had a consultation with a woman who said she always feels behind, never doing good enough and at risk of being exposed. Anyone else feel this way?   Later that day, on a WILL Mastermind call, a member of the community said something similar… that she’s...
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 WILL member 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...