Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out on Your Vacation: Vacation ≠ Work
Do you vacation at least once or twice a year? You should. Your body and brain need a break. Most of us work hard, but are not built to work every single day without some downtime. If you have a family, they may even want to spend some time with you!
I was speaking with another attorney recently who was lamenting about an upcoming vacation with his wife and kids. He was complaining about what he had to get done … Read More
Life seems to be made up of many rules, written and unwritten. Most are a matter of common sense, like just being nice to people you meet and deal with. It sounds so obvious you may be asking yourself why I would spend time even mentioning it. Despite being obvious, I’ll bet someone just came to mind who you dealt with recently and the dealings were unpleasant because the other person just wasn’t nice. … Read More
Change is an Opportunity
Recently, I met with an attorney I know. She had switched firms, going back to one she had worked for previously. I was surprised because she seemed happy at her last firm. It turns out she was generally happy, but some colleagues she liked were changing firms and a call came at the right time to get her to consider leaving. She did and does, seems invigorated from the change of scenery.
Now this attorney may be … Read More
Perfection Breeds Insanity
No one is perfect. We hear this all of the time, which is why it has become a cliché. It is true, but many people strive to be perfect. It simply is not possible, and is your idea of perfection the same as mine? I guarantee you it isn’t.
I know an attorney at another firm who is a perfectionist regarding the pleadings researched and drafted. By this I mean the number of times a draft pleading is … Read More
5 Things to Confirm with Your Attorney, Insurance Agent or Work Before You Go on Summer Vacation
In Phoenix it feels like summer is fast approaching. With summer comes the inevitable vacations, which include road trips and all kinds of fun (and somewhat) dangerous activities. Before you escape on a great adventure, here are some things you may want to think about and consider:
Call your attorney if you are leaving minor children at home with friends, family or a babysitter. You need to leave insurance … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Builds Bikes for Boys Hope Girls Hope
PHOENIX, Ariz. (05/23/2018) – Teams from the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk built bikes for Boys Hope Girls Hope of Metro Phoenix. The diverse teams competed with one another to answer questions about community involvement to acquire the tools needed to assemble the bikes. On Monday, the bikes were awarded to Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars that had a GPA over 3.54 and were lucky … Read More
Disconnecting from Technology Frees Your Mind in a Way You May Have Forgotten
Most of us are connected to our phones, tablets or computers from the time we wake up until the time we go to sleep. I recently went on an annual trip where I try to disconnect for a few days. It is harder to do than you think. When I do, I am reminded we all need to do so. It is so relaxing and provides a break from work and the continuous need to stay on top of email and various forms of electronic media and … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Supports Boys Hope Girls Hope
PHOENIX, Ariz. (5/11/2018) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be a doctoral sponsor of the 13th annual Boys Hope Girls Hope community breakfast where 800 guests learned about Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona and celebrated their scholar’s achievements.
BHGH’s helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential through community … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Supports Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center
PHOENIX, Ariz. (4/30/2018) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be the title sponsor of Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center’s 2018 community breakfast where nearly 1,800 guests learned about and celebrated SARRC’s accomplishments.
More than 20 years ago, SARRC was founded. They are an internationally recognized nonprofit organization … Read More
Disagree and Commit
Some of you may be aware of the letter to shareholders by Jeff Bezos of Amazon where he explains his process and the benefit of disagreeing and committing. A co-worker just told me about the phrase “disagree and commit” and it spoke to me. Whether you like Bezos or not, he clearly is a successful business person and his ideas are an example of why.
He encourages his employees to “disagree … Read More