Attorney Work-Life Balance

Business Development Burnout: The Last Straw

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 agenda only a week ago). As we started to sit, she ...

Jeffrey Morgan - November 17, 2011
Need a Change?

Do you have that nagging feeling you’re just not enjoying your work as much as you used to? Are Sunday evenings beginning to weigh on you because you know you’re going back to work Monday morning? You might be ready for a change. Change can come ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - November 14, 2011
A Very Mellow Holiday

Here it comes. That most wonderful, awful time of year. The pressure is on to serve the perfect turkey. Someone down the hall just mentioned she’s finished her Christmas shopping. And then there’s the office party. Well, starting this week, ...

The Editors - November 11, 2011
Your Daily Horoscope: Take Charge of Your Destiny

I read my horoscope this morning and here’s what it said: “Letting nature take its course is not advised. Passivity will bring unfavorable results. Take charge of your destiny.” You needn't be a Virgo (as I am) to see the good sense in that. ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - October 12, 2011
Supercharge Your Brain by Going Offline

Have you noticed that your ability to concentrate has been on the wane over the past couple of years? As is it turns out, it’s not your imagination. For the 24-7 connected among us, the scatter is real. The good news is that good habits with ...

Larry Port - July 21, 2011
Slow Down

Today the Friday Five takes time to relax and explore the emerging idea of slowing down—economically, politically, agriculturally, gastronomically, even musically. Is anything so important today that you should strip your gears and burn rubber? ...

The Editors - June 17, 2011
Looking at Pictures

It’s Friday, and the end of a very long week. Let’s just kick back, cool off  and have a little intellectual fun learning the easy way: through pictures! 1. Visualize Health. First up, compare and contrast health conditions and risk factors in ...

The Editors - June 10, 2011
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Knock Out Burnout! 10 Helpful Stressbusters

Does your old friend adrenalin no longer give you the burst of energy and focus you need? Is it not only that you aren’t motivated, but that you don’t care that you’re not motivated? Do you feel apathy and inertia oozing into every cell? Burnout ...

Sheila Blackford - May 9, 2011
Good For You

Even Ironman needs a little maintenance. So today’s Friday Five offers a handful of basic suggestions for ways you can keep things tuned up and running great. If not for yourself, for your clients and your family. It’s important. 1. Nutrition. ...

The Editors - May 6, 2011
Be the Best Boomer You Can Be

Another U.S. baby boomer turns 50 every 8.5 seconds. And if you run the math, it’s also the case that baby boomers are turning 60 at the rate of 1 every 7 seconds. Yes—you in the back there, hiding your issue of Rolling Stone behind the Wall ...

The Editors - March 18, 2011
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