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How to Host a Safe and Responsible Holiday Party

The holiday season is once again upon us and businesses across the land are gearing up for their annual office holiday parties.  These gatherings provide an opportunity for co-workers to relax and celebrate, and for management to express gratitude to employees for a job well done.  They can also give rise to complaints, liability, and [...]

Gender and Other Biases in the Legal Profession

The following is a guest post by Missoula, MT attorney Janel F. Chin.  As an attorney in my late thirties, I can assuredly say that I have personally experienced all of the four main patterns in gender bias identified in the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession’s report: Bias Interrupters Project – You Can’t Change [...]

Finding Time to Be a Lifelong Learner

"I just need extra time to implement that email organizing process you taught me." "When I have the time, I'll use that delegation process you shared with us." "Next week, when things are a little less busy, I'll get to process and study those materials you sent." I could keep going...on and on. But, I [...]

By |2018-12-07T15:07:57-06:00December 12th, 2018|Attorney Wellness, Managing Your Practice|0 Comments

Hello, Hello, Hello: Is There Anybody In There?

As one of my favorite bands, Pink Floyd, once asked in a curious but compelling song ("Comfortably Numb"), "Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anybody home?". The importance of lawyer well-being has been championed by none other than the American Bar Association ("ABA")--the premier institution existing today to address and publicize issues [...]

By |2018-11-26T16:51:23-06:00November 28th, 2018|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Share Your Dreams With These 3 People

Can you imagine your work and your life a year from now? What can you anticipate coming your way? What could impact the way you do your job? And, what will your family look like in regards to the changes you know are coming? Recently, I spoke for a group of Majors and Lt Colonels [...]

By |2018-11-13T16:43:00-06:00November 14th, 2018|Attorney Wellness, Managing Your Practice|0 Comments

ALPS In Brief Podcast – Episode 24: Train the Brain: Why Lawyer Mindfulness is Good Business

Jeff Bunn, lawyer, wellness expert and owner of the Mindful Law Coaching and Consulting Group, presents the business case for investing in attorney wellness. As he sits down with ALPS Executive Vice President, Chris Newbold, Jeff lays out why making mindfulness a priority in the legal profession makes sense not just from the health standpoint, [...]

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