How To Build Relationships That Matter

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. Looking back over my career, I can trace much of the success that I've had to a single source: relationships. I've coached and interacted Read More

5 Tips for Dealing with Burnout and Depression

In spite of their dedication and tireless work ethic, lawyers are not immune to burnout and depression. Studies reveal that legal professionals experience these mental health challenges at alarming rates due to the fast-paced, high-pressure nature of the profession. Addressing and managing these issues is of utmost importance.  In this article, we provide five essential tips for lawyers to navigate burnout Read More

How to Make Your Firm a Mental Health Safe Space

"Safe space" is practically a buzzword these days. We know that such spaces are environments where individuals feel comfortable, accepted, and free to express themselves without fear of judgment or harm. The question is how do we take this laudable concept and apply it to solo and small firms so that people can benefit from the open and respectful dialogue and sense of trust and support that characterize such Read More

5 Tips for Talking About Mental Health in the Office

As lawyers, we understand the importance of communication. But when it comes to discussing mental health in the office, many of us aren’t sure what to say or even how to approach the subject. According to a study by the American Bar Association, lawyers experience higher rates of depression, anxiety, and addiction than the general population. This happens for a variety of reasons that include long hours, crushing Read More

Does Your Firm Have a Mental Health Crisis?

Mental health issues are a common challenge in the legal profession. Research has shown that not only are attorneys prone to depression, insomnia, and stress-related illnesses, but the frequency can be higher than in other occupations. For example: One study by Johns Hopkins University found that attorneys were three times more likely to suffer clinical depression than those in 25 other occupations.Another study Read More

116 – Healing the Human Brain with Scott Warrick

You have brain damage. But don't worry—we all do. Attorney Scott Warrick joins us this week to talk about the ways we damage our brains and how we can actually heal them just like any other part of our body. You don't want to miss this blunt and eye-opening conversation! Check out Scott's book, Healing the Human Brain, on Amazon and learn more at Read More

When to Let Go of Control

This article was provided by our friends at Abby Connect, a virtual receptionist provider serving legal and financial firms using the power of the human connection. Learn more by visiting Letting go of control; it’s easier said than done. You don’t want to do everything, but you do want everything to be done right. This need for control can drive up your stress and drive down your Read More

112 – Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Susan Harrow

Imposter Syndrome is very prominent in the legal industry. What is it? How can you overcome it? This week we're joined by Susan Harrow who works with professionals in the legal industry (and more) to gain control over themselves and squash Imposter Syndrome. Learn more about Susan and grab her free resources at Read More

110 – Exploring Neurodiversity with Attorney Haley Moss

We couldn't be more excited about this week's episode. We're joined by Attorney Haley Moss to talk about autism, neurodiversity, and how firm owners should approach and work with those in the neurodiversity community. Learn more about Haley and the fantastic work she does at Read More

107 – Making the Right Decisions with Rusty Gaillard

This week, we're calling you out. Yes, YOU. For too long, many business owners have relied on their own expertise to make decisions even when that decision isn't something they have expertise in. This week's guest, Rusty Gaillerd, joins us to talk about how that mindset got in his way, how he overcame it, and what you can do to have the courage to make the best decisions for you and your business. Check out Read More