No matter how brilliant, hard working or passionate you are, you will fail at something or majorly screw something up at some point.

I wrote this article because a few friends of mine have recently lost their jobs, and I wanted to share some of the important lessons I learned as a result of a

I had a great time speaking about how in-house counsel can use LinkedIn more effectively at Thursday’s In-House Connect event in NYC, “LinkedIn Strategies for Supercharging Your In-House Legal Career.”

LinkedIn has more than 500 million users and growing daily, including in-house counsel and other key decision makers across every conceivable industry. Whether your goal

One of my favorite business networking books is Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi, because you really should never eat alone if you can avoid it.

Everyone has to eat lunch, so why eat alone when you could be using your lunchtime to reconnect with VIP contacts? I’m all for online networking but there

This is photo is me two years ago today happy in Miami Beach. So much has changed since this photo was taken, most notably that the person taking this photo is no longer in my life and with someone else.

Someone wise recently said I should embrace the idea of “it is what it is”,

Every professional should always be thinking about ways to build their book of business and brand, as well as how to develop stronger relationships with clients and referral sources.

Maintaining strong relationships and staying top of mind with clients and referrals are often at the heart of this kind of business development work. There are

The start of a new year offers a great opportunity to start fresh and make some positive changes in your life. Lots of people call these resolutions, but they’re really just a wish list of things you’d like to accomplish. Don’t include too many or you may feel paralyzed and overwhelmed. Make them things that

As we approach 2020, it’s a great time to take stock of your marketing and business development activities over the past year, including your successes and failures, and plan for the year ahead.

Each of us has room for improvement and growth, and while you have some down time during the holidays and in January,

I have been seeing countless social media posts on things to do in the new year to achieve a more positive mindset and fulfilling life, and they’ve resonated with me as 2019 was a year of major change for me, much of it beyond my control.

They say the only constant in life is change,

I’ve come across a number of memes and posts on things to quit for the new year and they’ve resonated with me as 2019 has been a year of major change for me. Here are some ideas for habits to break and resolutions to make to become a stronger, better professional you as 2020 approaches.

As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s a time for giving thanks for all that we have and all of those in our lives who have contributed to that bounty – both professionally and personally. 

Maybe you’re thankful for your job, your boss, a mentor, a loved one (or several), your friends, your colleagues, your pet (shout