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The Lawyerist Podcast is a show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Laura Briggs, Stephanie Everett, and Aaron Street of Lawyerist.com. Every week includes conversations with successful lawyers and interesting thought leaders.

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Jan 7, 2021

#310: Better, Faster, Smarter Decision Making, with Annie Duke

Annie Duke shares how to make a decision making strategy more effective & efficient in your everyday life.

Dec 31, 2020

#309: Tightening up Your Onboarding Process, with Maryellen Stockton

Lawyerist Coach and remote work expert, Maryellen Stockton, shares her tips on how remote companies can successfully onboard new employees.

Dec 24, 2020

#308: Redefining HR, with Lars Schmidt

HR expert Lars Schmidt explains why we should rethink our perspective on HR.

Dec 17, 2020

#307: Vision & Values: The Foundation of Your Business, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett and Laura Briggs chat about why clarity, vision, and values are about more than just team building.

Dec 10, 2020

#306: Getting to Know & Love Your Numbers, with Bernadette Harris

There are three numbers everyone should be paying attention to if they have a business, Bernadette Harris says.

Dec 3, 2020

#305:How to Create More Fulfillment with Your Work, with Sarah Aviram

Sarah Aviram talks about what it means to feel fulfilled with your work, regardless of your location, company, and personal circumstances.

Nov 26, 2020

#304: How to Discover and Lean Into Your Strengths, with Becca Syme

Becca Syme talks about actively leaning into your strengths and using them in different areas of your life.

Nov 19, 2020

#303: Humanizing Your Clients, with Crystal Banse

Crystal Banse discusses her trauma journey and how that experience helped tailor her legal approach and humanize her clients in the process.

Nov 12, 2020

#302 Mastering the Art of Negotiation, with Alex Carter

Alex Carter discusses changing perspective on what we think negotiation is and how we can build a healthy relationship through negotiation.

Nov 5, 2020

#301 Strategies for Work Conflicts, with Amy Gallo

Amy Gallo discusses how to deal with conflict in the workplace and how to effectively communicate with those who have different opinions from us.

Oct 29, 2020

#300 Legal: Past, Present, & Future, with Sam Glover

Sam Glover returns to the show but as the guest! He shares his thoughts on the current state of the legal world, as well as previewing a project he’s been working on since leaving Lawyerist.

Oct 22, 2020

#299: Attracting Diverse Job Applicants, with Orin Davis

Dr. Orin Davis discusses how to attract and hire with diversity in mind.

Oct 15, 2020

#298: Find a Way to Get to Yes, with Michael Abrashoff

Michael Abrashoff shares his best practices on how to make underperforming teams become high achievers.

Oct 8, 2020

#297: Smart Collaboration & Innovation, with Dr. Heidi K. Gardner 

Dr. Heidi K. Gardner explains what smart collaboration is for small law firms. 

Oct 1, 2020

#296: How to Operationalize Culture, with Melissa Daimler

Melissa Daimler discusses how to make your company a great place to work. 

Sep 24, 2020

#295: The Future of Jobs, with Jeff Wald

Jeff Wald discusses the future of jobs and what the data really tells us. 

Sep 17, 2020

#294: Onboarding New Associates, with Stephanie Everett 

Stephanie Everett and Laura Briggs discuss how to effectively hire and onboard new associates in your small law firm. 

Sep 10, 2020

#293: Futurism & Law Firms, with Tom Cheesewright 

Tom Cheesewright breaks down the changes happening in technology that will impact businesses and what that means for the legal industry. 

Sep 3, 2020

#292: A Mastermind Strategy Call, with Stephanie Everett 

Stephanie Everett guides Lab members through a discussion around some of the most pressing concerns small firms are facing today. 

Aug 27, 2020

#291: Managing Stress & Avoiding Burnout, with Emily Nagoski

Emily Nagoski gives her tips on how to handle stress and burnouts in your personal and professional life. 

Aug 20, 2020

#290: Legal Industry Issues in 2020, with Patricia Refo 

ABA President Patricia Refo breaks down some pressing questions and issues happening this year and for the future for the legal industry.

Aug 13, 2020

#289: Leadership Motives, with Pat Lencioni

Pat Lencioni discusses how it feels to be a leader.

Aug 6, 2020

#288: Lawyering & Maternity Leave, with Iffy Ibekwe 

Iffy Ibekwe explains how she prepared for and managed life with her law firm during maternity leave. 

Jul 30, 2020

#287: Managing Passion for Peak Performance, with Brad Stulberg

Brad Stulberg shares how you may be thinking about passion all wrong and what to do instead. 

Jul 23, 2020

#286: Finding and Using the Right Legal Tech, with Zack Glaser 

Zack Glaser discusses how to know which tech is right for your small law firm, trends in legal technology, and common mistakes you should avoid.

Jul 16, 2020

#285: From Career Plateaus to Pivots, with Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake helps listeners know when it’s time to make a change in their professional life and how to start moving towards the next chapter. 

Jul 9, 2020

#284: How to Start Your Own Law Firm

Stephanie Everett shares her tips for lawyers who are thinking of starting their own law firms when transitioning from law school or another firm. 

Jul 2, 2020

#283: Bringing Your Human to Work, with Erica Keswin

How to bring your human side to work and the steps used to infuse that throughout your firm on a regular basis, with Erica Keswin.

Jun 25, 2020

#282: Leading a High-Performance Remote Team, with Jason Fried

Basecamp founder & CEO Jason Fried discusses how the pandemic has shifted the perspective on remote work and what companies need to do to thrive with newly-remote teams.

Jun 18, 2020

#281: Lies About Work, with Ashley Goodall

Cisco's Ashley Goodall discusses leading and managing at work the right way and some of the biggest lies we believe about work.

Jun 11, 2020

#280: Expanding Your Firm’s Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Awareness, with Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown discusses how law firm's hiring process and culture can meet the needs for a diverse audience. 

Jun 4, 2020

#279: What to Do Before Creating a Strategic Marketing Plan, with Stephanie Everett 

Marketing Director Laura Briggs discuss three steps lawyers should take before building and implementing a strategic marketing plan for their law firm. 

May 28, 2020

#278: Moving Forward with Your Law Firm in a Pandemic, a Coaching Call with Ryan McKeen

Ryan McKeen discusses how to strategize and make action plans for moving forward even with an uncertain future on the horizon. 

May 21, 2020

#277: Creating a Law Firm that Runs Without You, with Emily Cooper 

Emily Cooper discusses how to keep your law firm team successful when you’re not in the office or need to adjust to outside circumstances. 

May 14, 2020

#276: Defining Processes for Teams & Clients, a Strategy Call with Amy McGarry 

Amy McGarry gives her tips on how to create and define processes for your team and legal clients.

May 7, 2020

#275: Creating a Business Advisory Council, with Stephanie Everett 

Stephanie Everett discusses why you need a business advisory council for your law firm and how to create one. 

Apr 30, 2020

#274: What to Fix Next, with Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz discusses why business owners are struggle to name their biggest challenge and how to set priorities for work.

Apr 23, 2020

#273: Your Business Model Canvas, with Alan Smith

Alan Smith discusses business models optimized for today and tomorrow, how to transcend industry boundaries, and stay adaptable. 

Apr 16, 2020

#272: 4 Keys to a Profitable Law Firm with Greg Crabtree

Greg Crabtree discusses important metrics that lawyers should measure when striving for a profitable small or solo law firm. 

Apr 9, 2020

#271: Client-Centered Law Firms, with Jack Newton

Jack Newton discusses why it's important for lawyers to adapt and what it means to have a client-centered law firm in 2020 and beyond.

Apr 2, 2020

#270: The Real Secrets to Networking, with David Burkus

David Burkus explains what’s wrong with the traditional approach to networking and how to build your connections more effectively instead. 

Mar 26, 2020

#269: Adapting to Remote Law, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett discusses how to be tech and remote ready, finding the right crowd of peers to push forward together, and keeping yourself mentally healthy while facing serious external challenges like a pandemic. 

Mar 19, 2020

#268: Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster, with Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold explains how the stages of entrepreneurship translate to different action steps. 

Mar 12, 2020

#267: From Litigator to Firm Leader, A Strategy Call with Amber James 

Amber James discusses shifting from a client-focused to a team leader-focused role in her own firm and the mindset and strategy required to make that transition.

Mar 5, 2020

#266: 5 Financial Key Performance Indicators for Your Firm, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett discusses the five financial numbers you need to know to run your law firm successfully and to forecast your future.

Feb 27, 2020

#265: Pivoting & Resilient Leadership, with Adam Markel

Adam Markel talks about pivoting your life and career and what it means to be a resilient leader of your firm. 

Feb 20, 2020

#264: Focusing on Your Ideal Clients, a Strategy Call with Tyler Inkster

Tyler Inkster discusses targeting the right clients, leveraging the most powerful referral sources, niching down, and the value of content marketing

Feb 13, 2020

#263: Fixing Law Schools, with Benjamin Barton

Ben Barton discusses how the Great Recession impacted law school admission, performance, and curriculum, and what this means for the future of law schools. 

Feb 6, 2020

#262: How to Hire & Delegate to Independent Contractors, with Laura Briggs

Laura Briggs gives her tips on what you should know before outsourcing, what to look for in a freelancer, and how to hire and work with independent contractors.

Jan 30, 2020

#261: Hire Rock Stars with Killer Job Postings, with Maryellen Stockton

Maryellen Stockton explains how to write a job posting that attracts the best talent, and job descriptions that set employees up for success.

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Stephanie Everett leads the Lawyerist community and Lawyerist Lab. She is the co-author of Lawyerist’s new book The Small...

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Laura Briggs left her teaching career mid-Ph.D. to pursue freelance writing in 2012. She spent the following seven years...

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