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By Lakeshia Ekeigwe
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Having worked with lawyers for over 30 years, I have had the privilege of getting to know them in ways most people don’t.
I believe I understand the incredible demands of your profession. How mentally challenging your work is and the tremendous pressure you are under to get every stage of a case or project right because a mistake or losing can have devastating consequences for your clients and your firm.
As a result, many lawyers find themselves unintentionally striving for perfection. Perfection, however, is an illusion.
Unfortunately, the illusion of perfection often spills over from a lawyer's professional life into her personal life. You know, the illusion that you have it all together, all the time. Most people believe all lawyers have fabulous incomes and are financially secure; enjoy loving, healthy relationships; and experience the self-confidence that comes with a prestigious career.
This causes many lawyers keep their challenges to themselves, shielding family and friends from knowing they may be struggling financially, or that their relationship is in trouble, or that they are unhappy.
After thousands of conversations with hundreds of lawyers, I have found there are 5 common issues preventing women lawyers from creating lives they love:
Do any of these feel familiar to you? If so, the good news is you can change it!
There are 5 things you can do right now to start creating a life you love.
Do you need support in creating a life you love? I can help you clarify your personal and professional goals, discuss challenges and explore solutions. The process will help you create an action plan to take the next best steps to move your life forward.
Click here to find out more and see past success stories.
Feel free to email me confidentially at firstname.lastname@example.org or here on LinkedIn.
About Lakeshia Ekeigwe
Lakeshia facilitates deeply transformative coaching experiences for lawyers, law firms, corporations, universities and municipalities based on the principles of emotional intelligence, personal development, and self-awareness.
She specializes in coaching and consulting women lawyers from a whole person perspective so they not only have successful careers but experience happy, thriving personal lives as well.