Do you know the difference between a sponsor and a mentor?
Of course, these things are all just made up, but given the terms are used by firms these days, I want to give you a word of caution.
By my definition:
Do you know what reputation you have at work?
Will it help you get to where you want to go?
I ask because I think as junior lawyers we build a certain reputation, but I’ve seen it start to backfire on women once they reach a certain level.
Here’s the thing I want you...
Going into the review without an agenda of what YOU want to accomplish.
Do NOT rely on your boss to come up with the agenda.
In my experience, the most useless reviews are where neither side has done any prep, so it’s just a random chat about...
I’ve realised that a lot of my clients have a total misconception about why they’re being paid their salary.
And it’s making them question whether they really ‘deserve’ it. Cue self-doubt; over-working; not thinking they’re capable of next level...
If you’re doubting yourself right now and wondering whether you have the energy or ability to achieve your big goals, I just wanted to let you know that you’ll definitely get there.
I may not know your exact circumstances, but here’s what I do know.
If I had a dollar….
For every time a woman told me that she found it uncomfortable to talk about her strengths or ambitions, because she didn’t want to seem ‘arrogant’.
Then I would be a VERY rich woman.
The truth is that we’re socialised as women to avoid the...
Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed right now?
Perhaps there’s a lot going on at work or you’re finding it tough juggling work and personal commitments. Perhaps the pandemic means you’re dealing with a lot of change in your day-to-day routine or some uncertainty about...
Wherever you are in your career journey, it’s worth thinking about what you’ll need to STOP doing (or believing) to get to where you want to be next.
For me, on my journey to partnership I had to stop: