Cognitive Restructuring

DOWNLOAD TOOL {PDF} There are tools — and then there are super-tools! I’m currently sharing this tool with my University of California, Los Angeles Law School students — whatever you worry most about when it comes time to give your presentation — write it in the “fear, worry, doubt, concern, stress” column. Example: I’m worried…

Yesterday I was your peer, today I’m your supervisor…now what?

Changing dynamics at work add to already challenging situations. It’s not uncommon that individuals get promoted, and overnight go from being their co-workers’ peer to supervising them. When roles and goals change, the management and leadership style must follow; but tensions and triggers show up that accompany the change and often lead to confusion and…

From Awareness to Action: 3 Points of Personal Change

I’ve had some deep and difficult coaching conversations recently. Many have centered on the challenge of personal change. Three points in the change process bring completely different moods/emotions/energies and require varying skills and tools to experience and navigate. Point 1: Unconscious and Unaware This might be termed ignorance, bliss, oblivion, innocence or naivet√©. Others tell…

From Success to Significance

I’d like to offer a paradigm shift for the way we conduct ourselves professionally. Rather than thinking about how to make ourselves and our teams the most successful in the business, let’s go for how to make a positive impact for our clients, colleagues and team culture. Focusing on significance, rather than success, oftentimes takes…

Law Firm Coaching and Consulting

Organic Communication specializes in providing coaching and consulting services to attorneys, law firm executives and law firms. Lee K. Broekman is an expert in teaching communication and management skills and works with individuals and teams in the legal community to: Develop business and build relationships Manage profitable practices and positive personnel Manage time and stress…