Screaming for billable hours

Law firms are not institutions inclined toward change or designed to change rapidly.  Most are partnerships and in order to be a partner, legally, one must be a lawyer.  Non-lawyers cannot ascend to the partnership. This means that the leadership of these law firms (or, actually, businesses) is made up entirely of people who areContinue reading “Screaming for billable hours”

How to make the girls alright?

I’ve been thinking about the things we tell girls about their place in the world. About the beliefs that girls have about themselves and their worth. Mostly I’ve been thinking this because as a mother of two (!!) teen/tween daughters, I am confronted every day with doubts about what they need to learn and howContinue reading “How to make the girls alright?”