Take Courageous Action!

I have been reflecting a lot on the state of our current divisive political climate and anti-immigrant sentiment, and the whole situation makes me feel sad. As someone who came to this country as a refugee and who has had the opportunity to build a truly magnificent life, my normal state is deep gratitude. I … Continued

Insights From the 2020 Marketing Partner Forum

Last week I attended Thomson Reuters Legal Education Institute’s Marketing Partner Forum in Florida. Spending three days away from the office is a big investment of time, but I am happy to report that attending this conference proved to have great ROI! I learned a ton and was surrounded by inspiring law firm marketers, committed … Continued

Tools for Managing Your Well-Being in 2020

Last night I conducted my inaugural Well-Being program. My goal this year is to present 20 workshops on this topic. I am deeply passionate about offering ways for us to have the most successful and fulfilling lives. The core of the program, and what resonated most with last night’s attendees, is how to more effectively … Continued

End of Year Gratitude

If you’re not having fun, you’re doing it wrong! This is one of the last concepts I learned during my immersive year studying with Tony Robbins. It sounded good, but two years ago I really didn’t understand how it was possible. Since then, I have been starting to get a glimpse of how to experience … Continued

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! I still remember my first Thanksgiving 50 years ago. We had arrived from Poland a few months earlier that year. One day in November I came home from first grade very excited; I told my mother we needed to buy a turkey. She didn’t know what a turkey was because … Continued

Are You Managing Others’ Expectations?

We often throw around the term “manage expectations” at work, but what does it really mean, and why is it so important? In the placement work we do, we pride ourselves on managing the candidate’s and firm’s expectations by communicating job responsibilities and salary requirements and even the intangibles such as culture. Our goal is … Continued

Finding Top Talent in a Tight Market

The market is filled with new job opportunities! Since January we have had no fewer than 30 jobs to fill at any given time. This is great, but finding top talent in an expanding job market can be very challenging for law firms. The limited pool of strong candidates is most pervasive at the coordinator … Continued

What Playing Full Out Looks Like

Do you even feel frustrated that life and work are not going as you had hoped? If your answer is yes, then I want to ask you another question: Do you play full out in your life most days? Playing full out means acting on most opportunities that come to mind, even if they are … Continued

Should you be going back to school?

It’s definitely back to school season and a good time to ask yourself if you should be continuing your education. I am often asked if you need an advanced degree to succeed in law firm marketing or recruiting and my answer is no. If you already have an MBA or JD, great, but getting one … Continued

Three Ways to Start Your Day Off Right

Have you ever noticed that when you start your day off productively, it tends to stay focused? Here are some tips for starting your morning off on the right track: Put something good into the universe right away! Soon after waking up, I’ve gotten into the habit of sending a note, text or email to … Continued