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Legally Blissed® is a conversational podcast that reclaims and rewrites the stories female attorneys have been told about how we should practice law, grow our business, treat our clients, treat ourselves, dress at the office, balance our families with work, and craft our identities both personally and professionally.

Legally Blissed® Conversations Suzi Hixon, esq.

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

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Legally Blissed® is a conversational podcast that reclaims and rewrites the stories female attorneys have been told about how we should practice law, grow our business, treat our clients, treat ourselves, dress at the office, balance our families with work, and craft our identities both personally and professionally.

    The Conference Room: Self-Confidence and How We Tackle Imposter Syndrome Head-On

    The Conference Room: Self-Confidence and How We Tackle Imposter Syndrome Head-On

    Imposter Syndrome is a prevalent issue among lawyers, often causing self-doubt and a lack of confidence despite their accomplishments. This psychological phenomenon can impact both new and experienced lawyers, as they navigate the competitive and demanding legal profession. The high expectations and constant pressure to excel can exacerbate these feelings of inadequacy.
    Attorneys experiencing Imposter Syndrome may hesitate to voice their opinions, fearing exposure as a "fraud." This can hinder their growth, creativity, and ability to advocate effectively for their clients. It is crucial for attorneys to recognize and address Imposter Syndrome to reach their full potential.
    To combat Imposter Syndrome, attorneys can seek mentorship, engage in open conversations, and practice self-compassion. Celebrating achievements and embracing a growth mindset can also help build self-confidence. By overcoming Imposter Syndrome, attorneys can experience personal and professional fulfillment and empower themselves to thrive in their careers.
    Join experienced women lawyers as we talk about our own personal struggles with Imposter Syndrome and tips for navigating it.
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    • 45 min
    Be Who You Are, Now, with Michelle Thompson, PhD

    Be Who You Are, Now, with Michelle Thompson, PhD

    Be Who You Are, Now, with Michelle Thompson, PhD
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    • 59 min
    The Conference Room: How Integrating Creativity Makes Us Better Lawyers and Human Beings

    The Conference Room: How Integrating Creativity Makes Us Better Lawyers and Human Beings

    How Integrating Creativity Makes Us Better Lawyers and Human Beings with guests Christine Vartanian, Claire Parsons, Megan Smiley and Erin Gerner.
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    • 56 min
    From Imposter Syndrome to Unstoppable Force, with Sheila Murphy

    From Imposter Syndrome to Unstoppable Force, with Sheila Murphy

    I got to hang out with Sheila Murphy, CEO of Focus Forward Consulting and former senior vice president and associate general counsel at MetLife, about her journey as a woman lawyer. We discuss various topics, including what inspired Sheila to go to law school, her experience in law school, and her love for the character Beth Dutton from the hit TV show Yellowstone. 🤠 Sheila shares her journey as a lawyer and how she initially wanted to avoid public speaking and court appearances. However, after realizing the importance of self-advocacy and making herself known in the office, she began to change her approach and focus on becoming a leader in her company. The conversation also touches on the importance of self-care and taking up space, as well as the need for more female leaders in the legal industry. Sheila also talks about her transition from being an attorney to starting her own consulting firm, Focus Forward Consulting, and how she primarily works with lawyers who want to uplevel their careers. The episode ends with Sheila sharing her thoughts on networking and encouraging listeners to take breaks and give themselves space to rejuvenate. About Sheila Murphy Sheila is the CEO of Focus Forward Consulting where she coaches her clients to make power moves that create forward momentum in their careers, compensation, and courage. As a certified coach, Sheila works with lawyers who want to be an unstoppable force in their careers. Prior to launching Focus Forward Consulting, Sheila was Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at MetLife and also spent many years in private practice. Sheila has received numerous accolades including the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence, Power in the Law Award program, the Highest Leaf Award in 2010 from the Women’s Venture Fund, and in 2017 was named a Leading Women Lawyer in NYC by Crain's New York Business. Connect with Sheila here: 💼https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheilamurphyfocusforward/ 🌎www.focus-forward-consulting.com ⚖️💕Join the Legally Blissed Community for women lawyers here: https://www.LegallyBlissed.com
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    • 45 min
    From Courtroom to Confidence: Empowering Communication with Former Prosecutor Laurie Gilbertson

    From Courtroom to Confidence: Empowering Communication with Former Prosecutor Laurie Gilbertson

    In this episode of Legally Bliss Conversations, I sat down with Laurie Gilbertson, a former New York City sex crimes and organized crime prosecutor, television legal analyst, and arts entrepreneur. As the owner of Tribeca Blue Consulting, Laurie helps professionals communicate with clarity and competence in their public speaking, presentations, trial work, and media appearances. She shares her journey from pursuing law school to becoming a prosecutor and the challenges she faced along the way.
    Laurie discusses her passion for advocacy, her experiences in the criminal justice system, and how her background in law and acting contribute to her work as a public speaking coach. Tune in for an engaging conversation with Lori Gilbert, a woman who has made a significant impact in the legal world and beyond.
    Connect with Laurie Here:
    http://www.tribecablueconsulting.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauriegilbertson/
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    This episode of Legally Blissed Conversations has been sponsored by Advogence™️ / Advocacy Empowered by Artificial Intelligence ⚖️🤖. https://www.Advogence.com
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    • 47 min
    Unleashing Creativity: How Embracing Your Inner Artist Makes You a Better Lawyer & a Better Human with Suzi Hixon

    Unleashing Creativity: How Embracing Your Inner Artist Makes You a Better Lawyer & a Better Human with Suzi Hixon

    Welcome to another exciting episode where we explore the power of creativity in the legal profession! Join us as we delve into the science behind creativity, discuss the benefits of balancing logic with artistry, and share practical tips for integrating creativity into your daily routine. This episode is perfect for seasoned attorneys and newcomers alike, offering valuable insights and inspiration to help you unleash your creative potential and thrive in both your professional and personal life. 🌟🌍 In this episode, we'll cover: The importance of creativity in personal and professional growth 🌱🚀 The science behind creativity, including the role of the brain's right hemisphere and the benefits of creative thinking on problem-solving and decision-making 🧠✨ The art of creative lawyering, exploring unconventional case strategies and the secret weapon of creativity in legal practice 🔥🎭 Embrace your inner artist and transform your legal career by tapping into the power of creative thinking. Let's reach new heights together! 💪🎨 Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more content to help you excel in your legal journey! Integrating creativity is just one pillar of the BLISS Method that we discuss in the Legally Blissed Community: B = Boundary setting L = Leveraging legal tech + AI I = Integrating creativity (We are here!) S = Self-confidence S = Seeking support and community. And this is where Legally Blissed comes in to play! So Join Us at http://www.LegallyBlissed.com ⚖️💕 This episode of Legally Blissed Conversations has been sponsored by Advogence™️ / Advocacy Empowered by Artificial Intelligence ⚖️🤖. https://www.Advogence.com

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Amy60661 ,

The podcast I wish I’d had

This podcast is fantastic for any woman in the legal field. Suzi somehow manages to get her guests to share the backstage version of their legal careers and lives. As a result, every episode feels like you’re listening in as awesome women are sharing their stories and pragmatic advice you don’t normally hear.

Iamthehotshot ,

Excellent podcast!

Exciting podcast. Very cool to hear from a diverse group of lawyers with different backgrounds and definitions of success.

A DC Attorney ,

Can always count on this podcast to deliver excellent content!

As a loyal listener and repeat guest, I can always count on Suzi to deliver excellent content on every episode. She asks incisive questions to draw out valuable insight from guests. Highly recommend this podcast to (current and former) female attorneys.

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