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Happy Lawyers at Work with Sara Forte
Aug 4, 2022
Tune [into this episode] to hear how Sara built a firm that serves her, her team, and the clients they serve. Sara is walking us through how to understand the seasons of your career, the experimenting she did in developing her practice, the values that have driven her along the way, and her tips for assessing your next career move.
Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday Handover
Jul 14, 2022
With travel returning to normal, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Before you tell me, there’s no way I can get away, let me ask you this: Did you know that taking time boosts your productivity? And not just a little bit!
Find Happiness in the Law
Jul 7, 2022
Sara Forte likes to question lawyers’ success. Not to tear them down but to understand how they measure accomplishment. She wants to know what makes lawyers happy and is convinced that many have discovered a formula. The profession just needs to do a better job of highlighting these stories.
Life is Too Short to Hate Your Job
Jun 22, 2022
"You’ll never find 100 happy Canadian lawyers."
When we first talked to people about our Not Your Average Law Job™ project, we were met with skepticism. The project kicked-off with a single profile on a happy Canadian lawyer, who took a non-traditional path. Now, less than a year later, the project is on track to hit 100 happy lawyer profiles by the summer of 2022 and won’t stop there. There are far more than 100 happy Canadian lawyers.
Give yourself a minute (or 5) to think
May 26, 2022
Legal work requires deep thought and creativity, but when you have back-to-back client calls, non-stop meetings, and deliverables due in the morning, you won’t have the time or the focus you need to do your best work.