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Bring Your Best Self to the World

Bring Your Best Self to the World

I recorded a short video for you about two things I want to share with you as we approach this election. The first is why I do WILL. The second is what I hear from women lawyers as to why they do WILL. First, the reason I do WILL is that I feel truly called to do...
Hit The Road

Hit The Road

This week I was supposed to travel for a retreat with my mentor. Instead, she held it virtually from her apartment in Paris and I decided hit the road and use the time for a get-away.  So I rented a cottage by the sea and Zoomed in from Montauk.   When waffling...
How does big law make you feel?

How does big law make you feel?

Recently a WILL member said this… “Law firms train associates to feel small.  But rather than let them have the power and control, I NOW KNOW, that in fact, I am in control here.” It took her awhile to arrive at this realization.  It’s hard to believe you...
Rebecca’s Decision to Leave big Law

Rebecca’s Decision to Leave big Law

A question that WILL members tackle is “when is the right time to leave big law”. When you want to leave, yet your fear runs the show,  you’ll make excuse after excuse. You’ll rationalize your way into staying. (Have you done that hundreds of times?) The...
Sarah Cooper’s Career Advice for Women Lawyers

Sarah Cooper’s Career Advice for Women Lawyers

After watching some Sarah Cooper videos on YouTube the other night, a video of her from 2017 popped into my feed. Apparently, she worked at Google and had her big breakthrough when she wrote a meme and then a book about “How to Look Smart in Meetings.” The...