Health


Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: If You Suspect Substance Abuse

By | Sep.12.12 | 2 Comments

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble—experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol or spiraling into a seemingly intractable depression, for example—it …Continue reading »


A Field Guide for Mobile Lawyers

By | Jun.29.12 | 4 Comments

You can (and do) work anywhere—seat 32F, the B train, hotel bars, little league bleachers and wherever your feet (and your luggage) may land. With just a smartphone and a change of underwear, you’re off in …Continue reading »


Balance

Sanity Tips for Road Warriors

By | May.30.12 | No Comments

The life of a successful lawyer who travels constantly for work can sound attractive, even alluring … to those who don’t have to do it. They imagine going to exotic places, meeting with important people …Continue reading »


The Friday Five, Unplugged

Things to Do When the Internet’s Down

By | Apr.20.12 | No Comments

Obviously, Attorney at Work lives here on the Internet. As does nearly everything else in the civilized world. But sometimes—be it solar flares, high winds, an ISP blunder or a vast electronic conspiracy—you lose access …Continue reading »


Wellness

Staying Healthy: 10 Tips for Traveling Lawyers

By | Apr.17.12 | 2 Comments

Business travel can be bad for your health. In fact, studies show that health risks increase as travel increases. Extensive travelers are 92 percent more likely to be obese and 260 percent more likely to …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Get (and Stay) Healthy Now

By | Mar.02.12 | 1 Comment

Most people make a New Year’s resolution related to their health. But by the end of February, more than 75 percent of them have given up on it. If one of your resolutions was to …Continue reading »


Health & Wellness

Is It the Winter Blues or Something More?

By | Jan.24.12 | 1 Comment

I don’t know about you, but this time of year makes me want to stay under the covers and act like a hibernating bear. Yes, the cold gray days bring on the winter blues. It takes …Continue reading »


A THURSDAY THREE

It Doesn’t Go Without Saying

By | Dec.22.11 | 1 Comment

Here on the cusp of the biggest holiday week of the year, it seems nearly everything that needs to be said already has been: “Seasons greetings!” “Happy Hanukkah!” “Merry Christmas!” “Thank you!” “Best wishes for …Continue reading »


Balance

Business Development Burnout: The Last Straw

By | Nov.17.11 | 2 Comments

Our interview with the partner was scheduled for 2 p.m. She arrived at 2:45 p.m., apparently not knowing what she was doing in the room or why we were there (even though we had met and shared an …Continue reading »


THE FRIDAY FIVE

A Very Mellow Holiday

By | Nov.11.11 | No Comments

Here it comes. That most wonderful, awful and everything-in-between time of year. The pressure is on to serve up (and carve!) the perfect turkey. Someone down the hall just mentioned she’s finished her Christmas shopping and …Continue reading »