Recently I received an email from a firm that was proudly announcing the lawyers who had been promoted to equity partner. I had coached all but one of those lawyers.

When I coached those lawyers, I was struck by four things.

  1. They are passionate about their work and clients.
  2. They are very competitive, but they

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and it caused me to think about my mom. The picture is from Jill’s wedding in 2005, the second to last trip my mom made to Dallas. On December 30, 2008 she passed away in a hospital room. I spent the night with her. It was one of the most