What change is it time to make in your law practice, in your legal career? It is election day in the United States. No matter the outcome, come January 20 there will be changes aplenty for the nation. Despite the unpleasantness of the current Presidential election, one constant factor has been our system of voting for our Chief Executive Officer every four years. A time … [Read more...] about Time to make a change in your law practice, in your legal career?
Do you really enjoy litigation? Most litigators, truth be told, do not. Based on my experience as a professional lawyer coach, there is a small percentage of lawyers who truly enjoy trial work. They love the strategy, challenge and competition it provides. But these attorneys are in the minority. The majority of lawyers who call themselves litigators, or trial lawyers, do not … [Read more...] about Should You Quit Litigation?
"A lawyer's time is his stock in trade" But... The passing of Steve Jobs has given us all an opportunity to consider what is really important in life. He had money, success and the satisfaction of giving great technological gifts to the world. What he didn't have was enough time. None of us know how much time we have left but, in reality, our time is all that we own. The … [Read more...] about Play Yourself First – A Life Balance Tip for Lawyers
I recently read a commencement speech Steve Jobs gave at Stanford in 2005. It was a good speech among other good speeches he has made. One portion in particular struck a cord with me, here it is: "When I was 17 I read a quote that went something like "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainlybe right." It made an impression on me, and since … [Read more...] about The Wisdom of Jobs-for Lawyers too. Happy in Your Legal Career?