Integrating Physical Training Into Your Firm 

Stick with me on this one. We are not advocating that you take your attorneys and staff on forced marches or go to the parking lot for burpees. There are several reasons why this element of health should be a part of your firm, even if you are running a law firm. Dick Winters, the commanding officer of Easy Company depicted in Band of Brothers, understood the connection between fitness and mental resilience. “Stay in Read More

Best of LFMM: Balancing the Scales of Mental Health and Career in Law

Battling weathering storms in Charlotte, I've come to understand the unpredictability life throws at us. As we reach episode 400, I'm back to share the journey, offering not just marketing strategies but also a candid look into the often-overlooked world of mental health within the legal industry. Join me, John Hinson, in a discussion that moves beyond standard cheerleading for positivity, as we explore finding Read More

Beating and Preventing Burnout: Strategies for Lawyers

Burnout is a significant concern in the legal world and is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishment. To mitigate burnout and maintain well-being, lawyers can adopt various strategies grounded in evidence-based practices. Here are four effective ways lawyers can beat and prevent burnout. Joining a Coaching or Mastermind Group Coaching and mastermind groups Read More

Spotlight Branding’s Top 5 Lawyer Coaches/Groups for 2024

If you're looking to grow your firm and live the dream life you envisioned for yourself, one of the best investments you can make is to join a coaching group. These communities are full of like-minded business owners working with an expert who has helped dozens (if not hundreds) of people like you in your same situation. We've had the privilege of working with several great coaches and groups over the years, and Read More

Law Firm Leadership: Start Here! Make 24’ Your Best Year Ever

This article was provided by Gary Mitchell, a lawyer coach since 2005, taking a unique approach with his clients by focusing on the psychological aspect of the way they work. Having coached lawyers from coast to coast spanning numerous practice areas and at all stages in their careers, Gary continues to expand and hone his knowledge of the legal industry with every new client engagement. So much has been said and Read More

147 – Propelling Success with Authenticity with Erin Hatzikostas

Can revealing your authenticity propel you to success? Erin Hatzikostas, founder of B Authentic Inc., joins us to share her personal journey of how authenticity fuelled her rise in the corporate world. Erin’s unique leadership style, characterized by a robust dedication to her message, offers a refreshing perspective on standing out in the professional space. Erin further unpacks her Six Principles of Strategic Read More

Don’t Let Perfectionism Keep You From Taking Action

A version of this article originally appeared on and was graciously provided by Paula Black. Paula is one of the world’s leading business and professional development coaches for lawyers, entrepreneurs & service providers, award-winning author & speaker. Perfectionism can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, perfectionism means that you have high standards and that you expect the best from Read More

145 – Embracing Change and Navigating Your Career with Nicole Andrews

Get ready to be inspired as we discuss the power of understanding others, building credibility, and how having diverse passions paired with self-belief can lead to you chasing your dreams (even if that means no longer being a lawyer). This week we're joined by career coach Nicole Andrews and explore how disrupting the status quo can create unforeseen opportunities. Nicole emphasizes the necessity of a versatile Read More

142 – Navigating Life as a Young Lawyer with Kelly Sturmthal

This week, we unravel the unseen challenges young lawyers encounter as they're just starting out and underscore the necessity of grasping the business side of law, regardless of where your legal career takes you - be it in the corporate realm, a law firm, or government service. We also uncover the integral elements for crafting a successful legal career. We touch on critical aspects such as identifying your Read More

Mental Health Considerations for Intake Specialists

This post was provided by Chris Mullins, The Phone Sales Doctor for Intake Specialists Worldwide. Contact Chris at or 603-249-5878. Chris would also love to review some of your real call recordings. At my company, we listen to lots of prospect call recordings, and I hear firsthand what your team is dealing with every day. Here’s a brief example of what was said on a real prospect Read More