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NBH 036: Embrace Change

Really embracing change is not accepting. I'm not talking about accepting change. I'm talking about embracing it as something that we want. Change is something that we can look forward to, something that we can move forward with, and not pull ourselves back.

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NBH 035: Be With Yourself

It's time to be with ourselves, appreciate the things we have, that we like about ourselves, and to share them. It does not mean that everyone's going to like those things, but let's share ourselves. Let's be ourselves, be with ourselves, and share ourselves with others for our authentic brand.

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NBH 034: Lawyer Fragility

It's just important to acknowledge that we're part of a system that is not working. That may help those of you who are struggling with your identity: being a lawyer, being authentically you, while having these different personas and these different lives in order to function in the world we're in.

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NBH 033: Remove the Lawyer Mask

When we put on this mask, we are this other person. And we forget who we really are. As we're talking about authenticity this month, I invite you to remove the mask and to see what's under there.

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NBH 032: The Truth About Imposter Syndrome

And especially if you look different than most of the lawyers, if you have different values, if you have different ways of approaching problems than the options that are being presented to you, you're going to feel like an imposter.

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NBH 031: Revealing Your Imagination

Be in the habit of imagining and tapping into your creativity, as opposed to just doing the same thing every day. Make sure you have creative outlets related to your law practice, for how you want to serve your clients, and how you want to serve yourself.

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NBH 030: Reevaluating Your Character

If you're not taking care of yourself, you are inevitably going to be lashing out at others. It will be very difficult to find that kindness and generosity, if you don't have it for yourself.

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NBH 029: Restructuring Procedures

If our procedures are dynamic, as opposed to a very rigid structure (that it has to be this way), then they will be able to move and shift with whatever happens in the industry, in the type of law that you practice in.

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NBH 028: Reorganize Boundaries as Framework

These ideas of boundaries are basically determining what are you responsible for as a lawyer. The lawyer is setting the pace as the expert, as the service provider, for what the client is responsible for. How can we make it an enjoyable experience and an exchange as opposed to a power struggle?

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NBH 027: Renew Your Foundation

By creating this statement and this intention, you will have something to refer back to as we rebuild. As you do things differently, you can look back and see if you're in integrity with your mission, with your purpose, with your intentions.

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NBH021: Do High-Value Work

I recently read an article in the Harvard Business Review called “Stop Doing Low-Value Work” and I thought it was interesting. It caught my attention…

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NBH018: Forgiving the Past

It might be strange to have forgiveness as a time management topic, especially for lawyers. What does forgiveness have to do with the law and…

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