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Is Self-Compassion Self-Defeating at a Law Firm?

Question: I like the idea of being kinder to myself, but let’s face it — law firms are not compassionate places. The environment in my firm is highly critical and mistakes are not forgiven easily. I need to be tougher, not weaker. Isn’t it a little naive — or even self-defeating — to think about [...]

By |2020-04-14T02:20:42+00:00April 14th, 2020|Self-Compassion|

The Gift of Self-Compassion

The Holiday season is by far a peak time for feeling overwhelmed by competing commitments and trying to meet unachievable expectations. At work, you may be trying to meet your target hours, close your deals, write your I Love Me Memo, ensure you have the right gifts and Holiday cards for clients, and attend Holiday [...]

By |2020-04-14T02:18:48+00:00April 14th, 2020|Self-Compassion|

Turning Your Self-Critic from Saboteur into Supporter

What is self-compassion?  Simply stated, it’s being understanding and kind to yourself. Remember that this is not self-indulgence – far from it. In the short-term (for example, during highly stressful or busy times such as the holidays) self-compassion is the quickest and most effective way to rebound from setbacks. Over time, it can become a [...]

By |2020-04-14T02:15:03+00:00April 14th, 2020|Self-Awareness, Self-Compassion|

Harnessing Your Brain to Control Daily Overwhelm

This week I’m excited to share some amazing insights from Dr. David Rock’s Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long. It’s a guidebook on how to survive – and succeed – in today’s overwhelming work environment while feeling energized and accomplished at the end of the [...]

By |2020-04-14T01:38:37+00:00April 14th, 2020|Practice, Self-Awareness, Time Management|

Delegate or Drown

MASTERING A CRITICAL SKILL FOR BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE CAREER First, a quiz: Are you a Delegator or a Delegavoider? Is your inbox out of control? Do you find yourself regularly working overtime and/or staying up late at home on tasks “only you” can do? Do you assign tasks rather than delegating responsibilities? Do you view [...]

By |2020-02-24T18:25:53+00:00November 19th, 2019|Practice, Time Management|