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Winning in your own court : 10 laws for a successful career without burning out or selling out

Author / Creator
Lefkowitz, Dena, author
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"As I've worked coaching lawyers over the last decade or so, I've seen that for the most part they are as unprepared to guide their own careers as I was when I graduated from law school in 1988. Th...

"As I've worked coaching lawyers over the last decade or so, I've seen that for the most part they are as unprepared to guide their own careers as I was when I graduated from law school in 1988. They, too, feel the tension between who they are deep down and who their workplaces are asking them to be. Helping those who practice law to resolve that tension and have the life and career they see for themselves is why I became a coach and why I wrote this book. From my own experience and from working with clients, I now have developed a framework like the one I used to so many years ago, but it's specific to a career in law. This set of ten laws-laws no one ever taught us in law school-has taken hundreds of my clients and their careers from default to design"--

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Creator
Dena Lefkowitz
Format
Books
Language
English
Publication
  • Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, ABA Publishing, [2022]
  • ©2022
Physical Details
  • xxiii, 163 pages ; 23 cm
ISBNs
9781639051304, 1639051309, 9781639051311
OCLC
on1322058629

  • Introduction: From the back of the room to the Supreme Court -- You are here -- Law 1 : Assess the situation -- Law 2 : Investigate before you commit -- Law 3 : Don't double down on past decisions -- Law 4 : Curate your career -- Law 5 : Mind your mindset -- Law 6 : Hone your soft skills -- Law 7 : Make it rain -- Law 8 : It's not too late -- Law 9 : Create an environment for change -- Law 10 : Tend to your well-being -- In conclusion: Overturning precedent
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