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ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 23: Have You Talked to Nancy Yet?

At ALPS we talk a lot about what makes us different. We can say with confidence that it is because we recognize our people as our greatest asset. If you’ve ever called ALPS over the  past 18 years then it’s very likely that you’ve spoken with Nancy Hinckley. She is the front line, the first [...]

Only You Can Prevent Lost Time

60 minutes in an hour. 24 hours in a day. Seven days in a week. Where does time go? Good news… you’re not the first person to struggle with this question! A long, LONG time ago, Marcus Aurelius wrote, "Stop jumping off the track. You don't have time to reread your diaries, or the lives [...]

By |2018-09-06T09:33:40+00:00September 6th, 2018|Attorney Wellness, Managing Your Practice|0 Comments

ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 19: A Conversation with Brian Cuban, Author of ‘The Addicted Lawyer’

 Addiction, substance abuse and the resulting professional and personal fallout can destroy careers and lives. As another wonderful addition to our Wellness Podcast Episodes, Mark had the opportunity to connect with Brian Cuban, Dallas-based attorney, Addiction Recovery Advocate and author of The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption. Brian reflects on the reasons [...]

Why You Should Make These Two Lists

"But I thought you meant..." Have you heard someone say that lately? Or, have you said it to someone you work or live with? Talking about your goals - out loud, and with the right people - is a sure way to save time, relieve stress and be more productive. You might even save some [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:31:22+00:00July 12th, 2018|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 18: Diet and Exercise – A Manner of Living

 Being busy is often an excuse for not taking care of ourselves, whether that means long days in the office or racking up the airline miles for business travel. As part of our Wellness Podcast Episodes, Mark sits down with Dr. Kathleen Baskett whose area of expertise is bariatric medicine focusing primarily on weight [...]

ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 17: Studying Self-Medication and Seeking a Remedy

Patrick R. Krill, JD, LLM shifted from the practice of law to addiction counseling at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. In partnership with the American Bar Association, Krill collaborated on a study of substance abuse among members of the legal community surveying approximately 15,000 lawyers in 19 states. Mark was able to sit down with [...]

ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 16: Attorney Well-Being

Mark Bassingthwaighte sat down with ALPS' Executive Vice President Chris Newbold earlier this year to discuss the topic of Attorney well-being. They take a look at the challenges facing the profession and the steps being taken across the country to make improvements and provide resources. To learn more, visit the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being's Resource Page, [...]

Three Coaches Who Will Make the Difference

As you consider the journey you're on (that is: where you've been, where you are and where you're going), you deserve to ask yourself a self-reflective question: Where were you and what were you doing five years ago that is different from today? All too often, successful people spend much time looking the current problems [...]

By |2018-06-12T15:27:24+00:00June 13th, 2018|Attorney Wellness, Managing Your Practice|0 Comments