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RL 90: Megan Boyd — Placing Your Mental Health First and Transitioning From Law

6/18/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Megan Boyd on to talk about what transitioning into a new career from law looks like. Megan Boyd is a lecturer at Georgia State University College of Law. Before entering academia, Megan served as a law clerk and practiced law at a mid-sized firm, where she did insurance coverage and bad faith work as co-chairperson of the firm’s appellate practice group. She has written numerous articles about legal writing and is a frequent speaker on that topic at...

Duration:00:35:41

RL 89: Dr. Kimberly Jarvis— Career Transition: Opening the Internal Dialogue and Assessing Your Happiness

6/11/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Dr. Kimberly Javis on to talk about career transition: opening up that internal dialogue and finding those next steps. Dr. Kimberly Jarvis is the CEO and Founder of All Career Matters, a consulting firm focused on leadership and team development. Kimberly has over 20 years’ experience in career and leadership development coaching with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds and industries. Leveraging her leadership experience in several...

Duration:00:30:11

Having Necessary conversations

6/4/2018
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Hello! A short request for listener feedback. Doing a podcast can feel very lonely, like speaking into the void. Yet, there were almost 7,000 of you that listened last month! (Wow!) Please drop me an email and let me know what conversations you're wanting to hear. What "necessary conversations" aren't being had? Email: hello@jeenacho.com or use the form in this link: http://jeenacho.com/podcast/

Duration:00:02:53

[Bonus Episode] Mindful Pause - Working With Anxiety

5/30/2018
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We're launching Mindful Pause on June 4th. Join me for 31-days of mindfulness practice. For the first time ever, you'll get access to both the Mindful Pause program AND the Mindful Lawyers Community. Register over at Mindful Pause and use the discount code: Podcast50 and save $50 off of registration. More information available here: http://jeenacho.com/mindful-pause-2/

Duration:00:07:28

RL 88: Nefra MacDonald— Emotional Awareness: Mindfulness' Secret Weapon to Psychological Health

5/29/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Nefra MacDonald on to talk about how awareness of ones emotions can revolutionize your presence and how you communicate with others. Nefra is the Business Development and Strategic Partner Coordinator at Rocket Matter. She has worked in various capacities at law firms, corporations and non-profit organizations and decided to use all of her experiences to help lawyers adjust their “pain points” that they feel everyday. She is currently the co-chair at...

Duration:00:32:02

[Bonus Episode] Guided Meditation: Drop In

5/17/2018
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How would you like to improve your legal practice and increase your well being, in only 6 minutes per day? I can show you how to build a more sustainable, peaceful and productive law practice with just a tiny investment of your time. I'm excited to introduce you to my new online course, "Mindful Pause: 6 Minutes to Better Lawyering." Learn more and register here. Who is Mindful Pause for? It's for lawyers who want to find a better way to create a more sustainable, joyful, and fulfilling...

Duration:00:18:14

RL 87: Neha Sampat— Imposter Syndrome: The Mindset and Culture That is Plaguing Lawyers

5/14/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Neha Sampat on to talk about Imposter Syndrome: the mindset and culture that plagues lawyers. Neha Sampat is CEO, founder, coach, and consultant at GenLead|BelongLab, where she focuses on building belonging and true inclusion. Through consulting, training, speaking, and writing, she helps organizations create peak-performance, inclusive teams by addressing hidden barriers to belonging, such as Imposter Syndrome and internalized bias, unconscious bias,...

Duration:00:37:13

RL 86: Rhonda Magee — Using Mindfulness to Combat Social Bias

5/7/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Rhonda Magee on to talk about utilizing mindfulness to help combat biases. Rhonda Magee is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco. She teaches Mindfulness-Based Interventions, and is a student of awareness and compassion practices from a range of traditions. She is a facilitator of mindful and compassionate communication, and a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute. Rhonda's teachings and writings support compassionate problem-solving and...

Duration:01:01:54

RL 85: Lauren Rad — The Importance of Harboring Creativity as a Lawyer

4/30/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Lauren Rad on to talk about the importance of nurturing creativity as a lawyer and the wellness benefits that come from utilizing your right brain artistically. Lauren Clark Rad is an attorney at Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP in her hometown of Ventura, California, where she practices employment law and business litigation. If you'd like to join a group of stitchers in the law profession, you can find her on Facebook here, or by searching for Legally...

Duration:00:29:46

RL 84: Diane Costigan — Mindfulness and Wellness through EFT

4/23/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Diane Costigan on to talk about different ways to experience wellness and mindfulness, from meditation to EFT tapping. As a seasoned executive and career coach, Diane works with all levels of attorneys to drive performance and career-related goals. She currently serves as Winston & Strawn's Director of Coaching, where she coaches lawyers on topics such as business development, peak performance, and leadership and career strategy. Diane is a prolific...

Duration:00:37:22

[Bonus Episode] Guided Meditation: Letting Go of Stress and Anxiety

4/20/2018
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Learn more and register here. How would you like to improve your legal practice and increase your well being, in only 6 minutes per day? I can show you how to build a more sustainable, peaceful and productive law practice with just a tiny investment of your time. I'm excited to introduce you to my new online course, "Mindful Pause: 6 Minutes to Better Lawyering." Who is Mindful Pause for? It's for lawyers who want to find a better way to create a more sustainable, joyful and fulfilling...

Duration:00:10:09

RL 83: Laura Mahr— Neuroscience and Mindfulness: Becoming More Resilient

4/2/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Laura Mahr on to talk about resilience and the link between neuroscience and mindfulness to the practice of law. Laura Mahr is the founder of Conscious Legal Minds LLC, providing mindfulness and neuroscience-based coaching, training, and consulting for attorneys and law offices nationwide. Laura's cutting-edge work to build resilience to burnout, stress, and vicarious trauma in the practice of law is informed by 11 years of practice as a civil sexual...

Duration:00:32:20

RL 82: Gina Biegel — Redefining Mindfulness for the Next Generation

3/26/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Gina Biegel on to talk about redefining mindfulness in the 21st century and the idea of positive neuroplasticity. Gina Biegel is a psychotherapist, researcher, speaker, and author in the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in mindfulness-based work with adolescents. She is the founder of Stressed Teens, which has been offering mindfulness-based stress reduction for teens to adolescents, families, schools, professionals, and the community for over a...

Duration:00:34:16

RL 81: Megan Zavieh— Mental Health: Investing Time Today to Avoid Malpractice Tomorrow

3/19/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Megan Zavieh on to talk about mental health and well-being, and how to pick up on symptoms and handle yourself appropriately. Megan Zavieh is a lawyer for lawyers, saving careers through attorney discipline defense. She also advises bar applicants on moral character issues and takes moral character appeals to trial. Megan is the creator of The Playbook: The California Bar Discipline System Practice Guide, the only practice guide for defending discipline...

Duration:00:36:07

RL 80: David Shircliff— Maintaining Well-being and Understanding Emotions in the Courtroom

3/12/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have David Shircliff on to talk about maintaining well-being as a lawyer. David Shircliff is the Chief Public Defender of the Lawrence County Public Defender Agency in Indiana. He has a passion for helping trial lawyers break through barriers that inhibit performance and fulfillment, including enhancing trial skills, rejuvenating passion after burnout, overcoming secondary trauma, and other non-discussable issues in the practice of law. He is an engaging...

Duration:00:43:06

RL 79: Jen Dawson — Removing the Taboo with Money and Finding Balance Financially

3/8/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Jen Dawson on to talk about something we don't get the opportunity to candidly about: Money. Jen Dawson is a Certified Financial Planner and is the Chicago Managing Director of Hemington Wealth Management. With over a decade of experience helping clients have a great relationship with their money, Jen has spent the last two years building a career where she spends 100% of her time helping lawyers turn their professional success into financial freedom....

Duration:00:37:58

RL 78: Finding Meaning and Purpose

3/5/2018
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In this episode, I read an article I recently wrote for the American Bar Association. They put out a call for lawyers that come from an underprivileged background to share their "My Path to Law" Story, so I thought this would be a perfect time to share my story in terms of how I went from being an immigrant from Korea at the age of 10 to being a lawyer. My Path to Law: Finding Meaning and Purpose I watched a lot of Law & Order growing up. My family immigrated to the U.S. in 1988 (the...

Duration:00:11:33

RL 77: Charlotte Tschider — Getting Rid of the Tightrope Between Work and Life

2/19/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Charlotte Tschider on to talk about how the concept of having work and personal life being two completely separate and isolated entities could be a dated way of seeing things. Charlotte Tschider is an Affiliated Professor at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law's Health Law Institute and Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Programs and Owner/Principal for Cybersimple Security, a privacy and cybersecurity consulting firm. In her spare time, she writes on law,...

Duration:00:41:19

RL 76: Amy M. Gardner — Time Management: Planning for Success

2/12/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Amy M. Gardner on. Amy M. Gardner is an attorney and certified professional coach who coaches attorneys on career, leadership, and professionalism issues as a principal at Apochromatik. She also provides group trainings and consulting services to law firms and other organizations. Amy has a unique track record of working with law students as dean of students at the University of Chicago Law School and a successful career practicing law, first as a...

Duration:00:31:08

RL 75: Jennifer McClanahan-Flint — Leaning into Diversity

2/5/2018
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In this episode, I am excited to have Jennifer McClanahan-Flint on to talk about diversity, inclusion, and the impact on being a woman of color in the legal industry. Jennifer McClanahan-Flint is the founder of the Leverage to Lead Group and Programs. As a Career Strategist, she works primarily with ambitious women of color to help them navigate bias, compensation, and their career progression so they can continue to rise. Through her work at Leverage to Lead, she has built a process to...

Duration:00:53:37