I view following our interests and joys as giving the Universe more material and opportunities to work some seeming magic in our lives. If you stay really firmly in your narrow rut of to-do lists, it is just harder for those coincidences—which aren’t really coincidences at all—to happen.
In many ways, my life recently has felt like I’m right back in the corporate and legal world overload. But this time, I’m handling it better than ever before. I chalk this up to 3 or 4 practices I’ve adopted in the last few years: Meditate. Work Less. Sleep. Have Fun. Yes, simple, But simple isn’t always easy. Do it anyway.
Deciding to leave the law is not a decision to make lightly. There are personal, professional, and financial ramifications when
Networking is one of those things that most people, and particularly introverted lawyers, frankly dread. That’s why you need to network in ways that are sustainable for introverts; putting yourself in a constant high-wire act of meeting total strangers is not sustainable. So, broaden your idea of what networking is.
Part 3 in the Looming Lawyer Layoffs series. As I’ve pointed out before, most lawyers tend toward introversion, among other