Author: Nicole Abboud

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We will be back! We’re taking a short break to regroup and redesign the podcast.

In the meantime, be sure to check out some podcasts that I’m currently obsessed with:

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Cross Examined Life with Chris Tatem

Content Inc. with Joe Pulizzi

(Search for these podcasts in itunes)

Be sure to stay in touch on social. My favorite place to hangout right now is Instagram. … Read More

Strategic Outreach [May Recap Bonus Ep.]

This month was all about outreach. Outreach came in many different forms. Along with the usual in-person networking events, I decided to try out a new service called BombBomb. BombBomb is an video emailing service provider. In this month’s bonus episode, I chat about my experience with sending video emails to warm leads and what happened with those.

I also share what happened when I spent several breakfasts … Read More

On Being a Feminist and Fighting for Pay Equity with Andrea Kramer [GWL 108]

I recorded this interview with Andrea Kramer live at the Colorado Women’s Bar Association Annual Convention in Vail. I was honored to have been asked to speak at the convention so I thought it would be fun to include a short live interview as part of the presentation.

In this episode, I spoke with Andrea Kramer of Kramer Frohlich. Andrea … Read More

Can Women Have It All? with Janine Esbrand [GWL 107]

Lawyer, Mom, Coach, and Podcaster, Janine Esbrand, joins us today and shares her thoughts on how lawyers can go about planning for a family while working at a firm. What does that conversation with the employer look like? When should it happen?

Janine also shares her insight on how lawyers who feel “stuck” in their careers and lives can begin to find some clarity.… Read More

Advocating for Yourself the Effective Way with Lauren Rikleen [GWL 106]

The path to success for lawyers is harder than ever. Young lawyers face numerous challenges that range from developing a specialty to maintaining and bringing in clients. The goal, of course, is to meet these challenges with a sense of excitement.

That’s why I’m excited to have our guest, Lauren Rikleen, joining us today to discuss how young lawyers can overcome some of … Read More

Addiction, Eating Disorders, and the Journey to Sobriety with Brian Cuban [GWL 105]

On this episode, I speak with Brain Cuban. Brian is an author, keynote speaker, and former practicing attorney. His latest book is called The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow and Redemption and in this episode, he’s joining us to share his powerful story.

His shares his remarkable journey from drug and alcohol addiction to sobriety.  He talks about … Read More

Top Tips from 4 Marketing Experts [GWL 104]

In today’s episode, I share some sound bites from four marketing experts I spoke with at the Legal Marketing Association annual conference a month ago. I asked four marketing companies to share their top tips and advice for young lawyers when it comes to marketing and business development. This episode is dedicated to their responses.

The experts’ information (in order of appearance):

Terry M. Isner – … Read More

Learning to UNlearn [April Recap Bonus Ep.]

In this month’s recap, I talk about my struggle to tone down my lawyer brain and tune up my business brain. As lawyers trained to spot issues (aka all the things that could go wrong), it often becomes difficult to spot opportunities when all you’re thinking about are the negatives. So this past month, I worked on becoming more of an optimist who remains open to all … Read More

The Reality About Mental Health and Lawyers with Patrick Krill [GWL 102]

We can’t discuss mental health awareness enough on this podcast or in this profession. Substance abuse remains a huge issue that many lawyers, especially young lawyers, are dealing with.

Joining us today is Patrick Krill, the principal and founder of Krill Strategies. Patrick is a globally recognized leading authority on addiction and mental health issues in the legal profession. He is also … Read More

What to Do With Your Lawyer Money with Financial Planner Sophia Bera [GWL 101]

We’re talking about money! It’s important to be educated and informed about how best to save, spend, pay off debt, and of course, play with your money.

Joining us today to chat about money is Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning. As a certified financial planner, Sophia provides affordable financial planning to our generation, Millennials. She is not your … Read More