Category Archives: Coaching for Attorneys Book

05 Nov

Patrick McKenna Reviews “Coaching for Attorneys”

This is an exciting piece of news for me.  Here’s the story and my learning is at the end: On my website, I have a tab called “Resources” where I have listed some law blogs, and a long list of books from diverse areas of business, as well as personal and family resources. On that

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30 Sep

Women Lawyers News Reviews Coaching for Attorneys

The Value Of Social Media When I wrote my book, Coaching for Attorneys: Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance, I was told that I should establish a presence on Twitter and other social media platforms.  I was already well established on Facebook and LinkedIn, but I thought why not try Twitter as well?  I imagine there

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03 Sep

What is Commitment? From “Coaching for Attorneys”

My book, Coaching for Attorneys: Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance, is not just for attorneys. This week I excerpt the book on an important concept in any business and in attaining any goal you have – that of commitment: What is Commitment? We start by determining your level of commitment to those things you say

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18 May

The Purpose-Driven Practice – Excerpt from Coaching for Attorneys

“Purpose is a guiding principle that will help you understand what is most important in your life and help you make choices in keeping with that importance.  Knowing your purpose will enable you to live all areas of your life with greater meaning, which in turn makes decision-making easier, and results in greater fulfillment overall. 

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22 Apr

So you want to Write a Book?

I wrote the following article for Source Point Training Company’s (SPT) weekly newsletter.  SPT is the company that provided me with my coach training.  ( I am a performance coach, working with lawyers and other professionals to attain higher levels of productivity while maintaining overall balance. Early in my coaching career, I realized I could

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09 Apr

Communication Skills for Lawyers (and Others)

From Coaching for Attorneys: Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance, Chapter 8, Communication Skills for Lawyers: A Model of Effective Communication Before you have a conversation with someone, consider the following: 1. What is my desired outcome?so it is important to be very clear. Imagine yourself at the end of the conversation that went exactly as

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22 Mar

“Coaching for Attorneys” Now Available as an eBook!

  The moment you’ve all been waiting for:  “Coaching for Attorneys” now available in eFormat! “Coaching for Attorneys is a “must read” for all lawyers – and law students as well. It offers sensible and specific tips, exercises, and practices that allow harried and overstressed attorneys alternatives for safe and sane professional and private

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05 Mar

Sacramento Business Journal on Our Book – Coaching for Attorneys

Last week this local business paper published a review of our new book: Coaching for Attorneys:  Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance.  This book was released in January, published by the American Bar Association, and written by myself and Stephanie Finelli a local Sacramento attorney of the last 20 years, who practices in areas of civil appeals and litigation.

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20 Feb

Psycholawlogy Reviews “Coaching for Attorneys”!

Dan Defoe is an attorney with 20+ years of experience and an MS degree in organizational development psychology. He writes a very informative blog that has much to offer in the way of resources for attorneys and law firms.  It is, as he says, “a bridge between applied psychology and the legal profession.”  He has

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02 Feb

Coaching for Attorneys – Accountability is Key

Here is an excerpt from my new book, Coaching for Attorneys:  Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance: Conscious choice is the key to empowerment.  We are always choosing.  The question is whether we are choosing consciously or unconsciously.  The more conscious you are in your choice-making, the more likely you are to get what you want.

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27 Jan

Coaching for Attorneys has its Launch Party!

    Friday night, I attended a book launch.  Pretty exciting since it was for my book, Coaching for Attorneys:  Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance.  If you don’t yet know, I wrote this book with Sacramento attorney, Stephanie Finelli.  The book launch was hosted by Tony Bell of Bell & Co., private wealth management.  As

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24 Jan

Oakview Consulting Reviews “Coaching for Attorneys”

John Wade, owns a company called Oakview.  Oakview and John Wade, specialize in coaching, consulting and mentoring services for legal, financial services and other businesses in England.  John Wade has reviewed and recommended our book here: I also highly recommend his blog posts, which are excellent!  Thanks, John.  

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12 Nov

“The Canadian Lawyer” Reviews my Book!

Today, rather than share a tip, I will share a link.  I have written a book called Coaching for Attorneys:  Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance.  Today my very first review came out – even before the book has been published!  The American Bar Association releases my book next month.  So I give you “The Canadian

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