Her Story: Lessons in Success from Lawyers Who Live It is a powerful and uplifiting compilation of personal essays about achieving success while juggling career advancement and the curveballs of life, and doing so with strength and grace. Her Story tells real stories about real lawyers’ lives with abject honesty as told by the lawyers themselves. Collectively, these stories provide true examples of how attorneys are managing the interplay between thriving careers and enjoyable, full lives. Individually, these stories take you on a journey through personal challenges and struggles, while at the same time offering a plethora of advice and guidance on all aspects of career development. These stories offer views of what really matters when we step back from day-to-day challenges and set our eyes on the big picture.
Her Story is designed to encourage further discussion on topics that we all face but seldom speak about. Each chapter ends with questions to facilitate discussion in a book club, roundtable, or meeting setting, or to reflect on personally. Enjoy the book from start to finish or by picking out a chapter or essay of interest. The book is divided into eight chapters with topics on career management, developing a plan for success, gaining momentum, keeping values straight, building endurance, professional goals, maintaining perspective, getting back up, and finally, going the distance.