Excessively checking your work

When it comes to checking your work, how many of these resonate with you? Checking your work always takes you longer than you expected Checking your work makes you feel…

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Overworking

Overworking

The job you do demands so much of you… Putting the client first Cancelling plans Working weekends Putting loved ones second That’s why it is incredibly important that you work…

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Am I overthinking?

Am I overthinking?

How many hours a day are you wasting to negative thinking?​ When you work long hours in a demanding job, it’s normal to wish you had more time. Just a…

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Labouring over emails

Labouring over emails

Have you ever taken 20 minutes to draft a simple email? I have to confess, I used to. Sometimes longer! I used to labour over every work email I sent,…

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Shadow of past failure

The shadow of past failure

It was such a treat speaking to a live audience this week at City law firm Sidley Austin LLP. Oh the real eye contact! The collective energy in the room!…

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Clock hands at 8 oclock

Are things taking longer?

Today I am feeling the love! Firstly, it’s my birthday ☺️ and I am bursting. I feel extremely grateful for my extraordinary, beautiful life (all of it, even the hard…

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Feast or Famine

Feast or famine?

If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard a lawyer say “it’s either feast or famine!” I’d be able to upgrade my entire Autumn/Winter wardrobe. It’s an expression…

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Gloved hand holding a bag of rubbish

It doesn’t really count

One of my clients, who is a Counsel, wants to be promoted to partner. During a recent coaching session she said something very revealing: “Being a Counsel doesn’t really count”…

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Starting afresh

Starting afresh

Happy to be back? I am! This is, by far, my favourite time of  year. Those rare and glorious Indian summer days. The feeling, during those first days of a…

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Banana and a mirror

How do you see yourself?

Is your self-concept out of date? Self-concept – the way you see yourself – may not be something you think about consciously, but it is a key factor in your…

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