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I Finally Did It! I left my Biglaw job about two years ago and one day, a few months after leaving, I sat down in front of my computer and began a brain dump of all of my thoughts about and tips on how to succeed as a junior associate in Biglaw. I’m not sure […]

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Celebrate Leap Year With a Career Leap of Your Own Since this is a blog all about career satisfaction, and today is Leap Day, I thought there was no better place or time to write about how to take the leap and do the one thing that some of you need to do in order […]

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Biglaw Clients and Gym Customers: What’s the Difference? Turns Out, Not Much The more I’ve written about my contrasting experiences of working in Biglaw and working at the gym (for a quick recap, check out this post and this one), the more I find myself thinking about new aspects of those jobs to write about. […]

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It’s Still the New Year, Right? (Excuse the lateness of this post. Can we agree that we have all of January to sort out our resolutions and goals for the next year? I didn’t get my act together by January 1, so here goes!) In 2019, my New Year’s post was all about what Biglaw […]

Thinking About Changing Careers for Something Less Prestigious? Two Common Reactions & What to Do. In a recent post, I wrote about working a part-time job at a boutique fitness studio (a fancy code word for a gym that charges a ton of money for one exercise class) after leaving the law. I left my Biglaw […]

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Guest Post on “The Financial Panther” Hi everyone! A few weeks ago I was super happy to write a guest post on the blog the Financial Panther. I wanted to link to that post and share it with everyone over here in case there are any of you out there who don’t yet read the […]

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PHASE 1 of The Unbillable Life: Just Publish Your Posts, Already! When I decided to start this blog, I wasn’t really sure where I was going to take it. This uncertainty caused me to write a bunch of draft blog posts, but delay ever actually launching the blog and posting the pieces. I finally bit […]

I Quit Biglaw. Do I Miss It?   About a year ago, I quit my job as a lawyer in Biglaw.  You can read all about my reasons for quitting here, here, here and sprinkled elsewhere throughout this blog.  Since I’m a year removed from the job, I’ve been reflecting a lot on my experience […]

Too Risk Averse to Make a Change?   Have you ever thought about changing your job, entire career or something else big in your life, but, for one reason or another, convinced yourself that you can’t do whatever it is you want to do?  Does the thought of taking a chance, a leap or a […]

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