Election Day 2016: Bring Your Excitement, Not Your Venom

On this Election Day 2016, most of us have clients, vendors, suppliers, employees, supervisors, colleagues, family and/or friends on both sides of the aisle, Democrat and Republican. And some independents, too. Professional development tip: If someone’s giving you a hard time about the election today or acting over the top, there’s a simple response: Bring your […]

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Working On (vs. In) Your Career

Working On Your Career vs. In Your Career – What is the Difference? If you have ever spent time in an entrepreneurial role, you have likely heard the phrase “working on your business” (versus “working in your business”). Working on your business means investing time in activities that will build the business over the long term,  such […]

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Six Key Value-Proposition Questions to Understand Your Personal ROI

Have you ever defined your highest “value proposition” – both to your current company and in general? It is not always a simple thing to do. Another way to think about value propositions is to borrow a concept from the investing world. What is your personal ROI? What return on an employer’s investment do you bring? […]

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Young Women Lawyers: Get Respect

Many inquiries I have received as a coach, and as a senior attorney beforehand, revolve around a single, critical issue: As a young woman attorney (or, in some cases, as a senior woman attorney), how can I get the respect I deserve?

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