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Best friends at the bar : the new balance for today's woman lawyer

Author: Susan Smith Blakely
Publisher: New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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"Addresses the pressing dilemma of how to balance the competing interest of professional and personal lives that is an impediment to the careers of many women lawyers. Full of practical guidance and helpful solutions, the book is encouraging and supportive while also realistic and honest. Susan Smith Blakely draws on her own experience and research, as well as the testimony of the distinguished women profiled in her  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Smith Blakely
ISBN: 9781454822493 145482249X
OCLC Number: 793973968
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: You really need to love what you do --
You really need to get serious --
You really need to be who you are --
You really need to put yourself first : at least part of the time --
You really need to gain perspective --
You really need time --
and all the help you can get! --
You really need your friends --
You really need to live within your means to keep your options open --
You really need to take credit for what you do --
You really need true grit --
You really need to be the best lawyer you can be --
You really need to think about career transitions.
Responsibility: Susan Smith Blakely.

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"Addresses the pressing dilemma of how to balance the competing interest of professional and personal lives that is an impediment to the careers of many women lawyers. Full of practical guidance and helpful solutions, the book is encouraging and supportive while also realistic and honest. Susan Smith Blakely draws on her own experience and research, as well as the testimony of the distinguished women profiled in her book to show you how you can have both a rewarding career and a rich and joyful life"--Provided by publisher.

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