Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work

This article was written by Natalie Quinn and Michelle Weall for LawyersWeekly. The original article can be found via: https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/opinion/22934-why-lawyers-should-focus-on-healthy-eating-at-work. Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meals or snacking can adversely impact upon both your health and productivity, write two West Australian health professionals, Natalie Quinn and Michelle Weall. Healthier Workplace WA manager Emily Davey[…]

Tactics for Shattering the Glass Ceiling and Paying it Forward

This article was written by Kim Stuart for Corporate Counsel. The original article can be found at:https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2018/04/23/tactics-for-shattering-the-glass-ceiling-and-building-the-next-generation-of-glass-breakers/?kw=Tactics%20for%20Shattering%20the%20Glass%20Ceiling%20and%20Building%20the%20Next%20Generation%20of%20Glass%20Breakers&et=editorial&bu=Corporate%20Counsel&cn=20180423&src=EMC-Email&pt=AfternoonUpdate Leadership is defined as “The ability of an individual to ‘lead’ or guide other individuals, teams or entire organizations … A process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment[…]

Three Easy Things to do to Unwind from Stress

This article was written by Emma Sturgis for Thrive Global. The original article can be found at: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/26089-3-easy-things-you-can-do-to-relax-and-unwind-from-stress It’s fairly common for stress to enter your life at some point, whether it be home or career induced. Beware the jobs that are so stressful they take over the rest of your life. If you are reaching that point, it’s a good[…]

In-House Counsel Can Start to Close the Gap on Equal Pay

This article was written by Caroline Spiezio for Corporate Counsel. The original article can be found at: https://goo.gl/QMMer9 Four months into 2018, the average American woman will have finally caught up to the pay an average U.S. man earned by the end of 2017. April 10 is Equal Pay Day, meant to remind Americans of the wage gap between men and women[…]

Can You Be Too Productive?

Article written by: Shana Lebowitz for Thrive Global. The original article can be found at: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/16048-there-is-such-thing-as-being-too-productive-and-it-can-lead-to-a-tricky-situation As the old adage goes, if you need something done, ask a busy person. This is generally fine for the asker, but less fine for the busy person on the other end of the request. Sure, they’ll give you the thing[…]

40 Best Books for Lawyers – Recommended by Legal Professionals

Ever wonder what books will help you run the best legal practice possible? There are a million-and-one books out there on business, law, and the business of law, so how do you know you’re reading the most effective books for lawyers? One place to start is to check out what your peers are reading. Clio[…]

Call to lawyers’ mental health helpline go through the roof

Calls to the mental health charity LawCare’s helpline have reached a record high. The charity took nearly 900 calls from 616 callers in 2017. It is an 11 per cent increase on the number of callers in 2016. Workplace stress issues accounted for more that a quarter (27 per cent) of calls, while 17 per cent of[…]

Are you prepared to make the sacrifices partnership demands?

When most young people enter the legal profession, and take up a training contract at a large private practice, I’m guessing that in the back of their minds is the thought that one day they may make partner. At this stage of their careers, the thought of rising to the top of the firm, working[…]

Lifestyle Check for Flexible Lawyers

This article was contributed by Severine Menem, Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach. Now that you have become a contractor, can you honestly say that you are happier and healthier than ever? Here are a few starting points you may want to consider on your way to a better lifestyle. How is your work-life balance? Lawyers[…]