• Published On: February 20, 2024By Categories: attorney coaching, law firm management, leadership

    On this President’s Day , I wanted to share some thoughts on leadership. We can learn a lot from Abraham Lincoln’s leadership style  which was characterized by his empathy, humility, and ability to listen to [...]

  • The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership – Harvey S. Firestone What gets measured gets done — Peter Drucker (and others) About a year ago, David Rosenblatt and I published [...]

  • Published On: November 5, 2023By Categories: career success in the law, law firm management, leadership

    What is executive presence, why is it important to your career advancement, and what can you do to build it? Those were some of the topics I discussed with John Buckley on the Counsel to [...]

  • Published On: September 2, 2023By Categories: career success in the law, interviewing, law firm management

    Amy Katz and Nancy Reiner of the international search firm Major Lindsay and Africa have joined me for a great conversation about interviewing. Whether you are heading out on interviews as a candidate or looking [...]

  • How does thinking like a lawyer get in the way when  you are trying to build your law practice?  What about when you are trying to get the members of y our team to align [...]

  • We all learned the Golden Rule in school 🏫 (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you). The Golden Rule is also deeply ingrained in many religious traditions. ✡️🕌⛪☯️🛕 But if you [...]

  • Published On: January 22, 2023By Categories: career success in the law, law firm management, leadership

    Whether you practice in a law firm setting or in-house, at some point you may find yourself in a leadership position. Since most of us never receive training in these skills, here are some tips [...]

  • I hired my first business coach over twenty years ago.  At that time, I was just beginning to understand the power of coaching in a business context. I have always appreciated how a coach can [...]

  • Published On: July 28, 2020By Categories: career success in the law, law firm management

    Eventually, every professional athlete faces the same challenges: when to retire and what to do next.  For the most part, an athlete’s career is limited.  Few players will be able to compete into their 40’s. [...]

  • Published On: July 9, 2020By Categories: career success in the law, law firm management

    In the latest episode of the Counsel to Counsel podcast, I speak with Lisa Cukier, a partner at the law firm Burns and Levinson in Boston.  Lisa practices in a number of related areas including: [...]

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