Break free from these 5 obstacles to your success and well-being! goals habit holidays performance

A mid-year reset for lawyers and legal professionals

 

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July - so here is an advance “Happy Fourth of July!” since you are hopefully out of the office tomorrow relaxing a bit. 

Before I check out for a long weekend of fireworks, s’mores around...

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Sorry, Not Sorry, Actually Sorry: The Art and Science of Apologizing in the Legal Profession change growth happiness vulnerability

How a healthy apology shows emotional intelligence and leadership

 

Let’s face it – saying “I’m sorry” isn’t always easy. 

But have you ever noticed how powerful those two little words can be? Apologizing isn’t just about etiquette; it can show...

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Feeling productive? Reflections on World Productivity Day! holidays productivity self-care well-being

The important difference between productive and busy

 

It’s not lost on me that during one fo the busiest weeks I’ve had in my business, yesterday, June 20, was World Productivity Day—a day dedicated to celebrating and promoting the importance of productivity in our lives...

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Tricky political conversations? How to have them - from the conference room to the kitchen table authenticity habit holidays mindset

Navigating political conversations in the workplace with emotional intelligence

 

I’m writing this to you from my hometown of Franklin Grove, Illinois (population 950). I’m here visiting my family for Father’s Day weekend, so I get to see both my dad and mom, but also my...

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Creating a Culture of Caring growth habit mindset productivity

My trip and fall left a lasting impression - not in a good way!

 

Last week, my neighbors moved away after several years of living up the street. Although we didn't know each other well, we occasionally encountered each other at neighborhood gatherings. They certainly seemed nice enough, and...

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Why change is hard and how to thrive through it! change fear growth vulnerability

Celebrating and navigating seasons of change!

 

This weekend, our home will be bustling with excitement (and a bit of chaos) as we celebrate a significant milestone in our family: our two younger children are both graduating from high school!

As we prepare for their graduation party at our...

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Memorial Day Reset: Permission to relax to bolster performance and well-being happiness holidays mindset self-care

How to embrace rest to be at your best!

 

As Memorial Day weekend approaches here in the United States, many of us in the legal profession are gearing up for a much-needed break. This long holiday weekend isn't just a time to honor and remember those who have served; it's also an opportunity...

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Unlock Creativity and Resilience: The Benefits of Finding Delight happiness mindset money well-being

Joy Matters: A Legal Professional’s Guide to Finding Delight in Small Things

 

I’ve been trying to see the Northern Lights for years. I have an app to alert me when a sighting is possible. I’m in the “Aurora Chasers” Facebook group. Every time I’d hear the...

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Celebrating Well-Being Week in Law goals growth health mindset well-being

Reasons to Embrace Well-Being Week and How To Do It

 

Happy May! I can’t believe it’s already May and the first four months of the year are complete.  At the beginning of the year, Well-Being Week in Law felt so far away, but now it's right around the corner. 

Next week...

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Embracing the Power of Old (and New) Ties: Networking lessons learned over brunch change growth happiness productivity

How connections are important to your well-being, growth, and success!

 

Last Saturday morning, I had the delightful opportunity to serve as the emcee for the University of Minnesota School of Law Alumnae Brunch, hosted by the Minnesota Law AluMNae Network during our alumni weekend. 

As...

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Lessons from the Road: Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, and Well-Being on a Solar Eclipse Adventure happiness mindset self-care work/life balance

What we learned on our great eclipse roadtrip!

Earlier this week, I had an incredible (maybe once-in-a-lifetime) opportunity to take a road trip with my daughter, who's in her sophomore year of college, from Minneapolis to Indianapolis to witness the awe-inspiring solar eclipse. 

(Did you...

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Embrace the Habits of Elite Athletes: A Guide for Lawyers and Legal Professionals confidence growth performance work/life balance

Treat yourself like the high-performer that you are!

Heidi Brown, author of "The Flourishing Lawyer," was the guest expert on the EsquireWell Academy Monthly Masterclass. We had such a fabulous discussion about the “Lawyer’s Peak Performance Playbook” - how to unleash your inner...

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