Why You Want a Mastery Mindset

As an attorney, you are very concerned about outcomes: Win the case, keep the client happy, spot the problems before they happen. Often, whether or not you have succeeded is obvious to everyone. What if we told you that you will get better outcomes if you held the outcomes loosely and released your worry over…
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The 5 Conflict Styles: What’s Your Go-To?

By Karen Herbert | May 20, 2020 |

Conflict is expected in any organization. It will show up in any relationship you consider meaningful or important. Though it gets a bad rap, healthy conflict is essential for high performance, productivity, teamwork, and satisfying relationships. So it makes sense that one part of effective leadership is understanding how to manage and resolve conflict, whether…

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The Stress/Values Connection

By Karen Herbert | April 30, 2020 |

How Your Values Can Decrease Stress If you’re anything like me, then as time passes in the “new normal” of pandemic lockdown, you’re not experiencing less stress, you’re experiencing more stress. At least, I am. I want to share with you a key tool for stress management, one that I’m leaning into during this time…

6 Perspectives on Covid-19

By Karen Herbert | April 19, 2020 |

How are you thinking about the 2020 Coronavirus? What’s your perspective on our current situation? Are you just weathering the storm or are you looking for new opportunities and new growth in the midst of the challenges? Let’s talk about today’s challenges from the perspective of Acceptance. Many people are not fans of this word…

4 Types of Goals You Have in Any Conflict (and why you may need to think twice about what you really want)

By Karen Herbert | January 23, 2020 |

Imagine it’s 5 pm and you’re working on an ASAP deadline.  THAT client calls you up demanding major changes in billing—because hey, it would be easier for him.  As usual, you don’t have the time to negotiate—your frustration and stress level rises. You manage to delay the conversation until tomorrow, but while commuting home you…