Career and Goals

Being a self-employed means you work 12 hours a day for yourself so you don't have to work 8 hours a day for someone else. - Oliver Markus Malloy After twenty years at law firms, I left with my book...
“If you don’t manage yourself, someone else is going to manage you.” At a recent conference I was speaking to a man who had worked for a large company and had been downsized after about twenty years.  The loss of...
It is you – and no one else that creates your thoughts, your feelings and your actions.  – Peter Shepard Yesterday my colleague called me up for a vent session.  She had prepared a really complicated tax filing for a...
“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self..” – Soren Kierkegaard I have several colleagues who get really nervous during interviews. They are all very accomplished in their fields and any organization would be lucky...
What is meant for you will not go past you. – Colette Baron-Reid When I was about 10 years old, I wanted to be an Olympic gymnast – just like every other little girl at that time. I had watched...
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If it makes you happy, it is what you’re supposed to do. – Pat Rodegast I used to think that I wanted to own a little French café. I love to cook food, eat food, take photos of food, read...
Without written goals, we fail to plan and to run with single-minded purpose. - Lailah Gifty Akita For the past few years I’ve been wanting much more flexibility in my daily schedule. After working full-time for almost 30 years I...
The more boundless your vision, the more real you are. – Deepak Chopra Where is your ‘happy place’? My happy place has been very much the same for as long as I can remember. I’m standing in a kitchen and there...
“Expectation is the root of all heartache.” – William Shakespeare On a lovely Saturday last summer, in a rare alignment of the planets, I was able to spend the entire day lounging by the pool. I slept late that morning...
You are not given a dream unless you have the capacity to fulfill it. – Jack Canfield It’s a Monday morning at 8 am and I’ve just jumped off the elliptical machine. I don’t have to get in my car...
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“May you be with the Force.” – Alan Cohen I have been craving the freedom of setting my own schedule and the ability to work from home for a very long time. My friends had been telling me I should...
“Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it.” – George Carlin Recently I made the monumental decision to run my own practice as a solo attorney. After a year of soul-searching through various options, I finally felt...