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The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - October 16, 2020
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The Power of List Making

New Column | Meyling Ly, Managing Counsel of Employment at Toyota Motor North America, shares career advice for young lawyers, starting with using the "Done-List" to show your value.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 8, 2020
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How Acknowledging Microcultural Differences Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Megan Zavieh | Acknowledging microcultural differences can mean better communications with clients, better outcomes and fewer bar complaints.

Megan Zavieh - September 1, 2020
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Surviving a Bar Investigation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Megan Zavieh | If you're under state bar investigation, don't rush through it. Ask for reasonable extensions and prepare yourself for new and changing COVID-19 processes.

Megan Zavieh - July 21, 2020
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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020
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Grief Is Essential

Shawn Healy | The truth is that grief does not have to be scary. It is an essential part of our lives and it is part of the healing process.

Shawn Healy - June 10, 2020
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Self-Care Tips to Help Women Boost Their Legal Career

Prioritizing wellness makes us stronger and more successful, not weaker. Here are five steps to prioritize self-care.

Samantha Smith - May 14, 2020

Throw ‘Balance’ out the Window When WFH — Focus on Well-Being

Kristen Tyler | OK, so I’m a mom, wife, lawyer and legal-tech entrepreneur. I’ve got a lot going on. But I strongly believe that no matter how hectic your day is — pandemic or not — there are three easy ways you can strive for well-being in ...

Kristin Tyler - May 4, 2020
Handling Fear and Stress During a Prolonged Crisis

Handling Fear and Stress During a Prolonged Crisis

How are we supposed to cope with the stress of COVID-19's impacts? Shawn Healy, clinical psychologist with Massachusetts Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, is here to help.

Shawn Healy - March 23, 2020
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Organize Your Time With a Good, Thoughtful Plan

Tips from Jamie Spannhake's inspiring new book, "The Lawyer, the Lion, and the Laundry: Three Hours to Finding Your Calm in the Chaos."

Jamie Spannhake - February 19, 2020