You know there comes a time when it is time to hang it up and I have reached that time now. At 74, I’ve aged out of coaching lawyers. I spend my time writing fiction while realizing I will never be John Grisham.

If you remember the Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley song I Did

A few weeks ago I received a call from a really outstanding lawyer I coached eleven years ago in 2010 and the call reminded me about what made him outstanding.

When I was working with his group, I was caught in an east coast snow storm. It was so intense that there were only a

Years ago I heard a quote attributed to several college coaches, including Bear Bryant and Bobby Knight.

Many have the will to win, but few have the will to prepare to win.

I liked the quote so much that in 2007 I wrote a book titled: Prepare to Win.

So, what does it take to

Over the many years that I mentored, taught and coached young lawyers, I wondered why it was so difficult to change and why young lawyers got discouraged so quickly when their client development efforts do not produce immediate results.

Over many years scientists have been studying how our brain affects our ability to make changes.

In my last post I suggested that to get ready for 2021 you ask your self four questions.

In this blog I want to supplement my questions with the four Ps.

  1. Picture Your Ideal Life
  2. Prioritize
  3. Plan
  4. Perform

While I coached lawyers on each of these steps, it took listening to a podcast to remind