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The Happy Lawyer Project is an inspirational podcast for young lawyers looking to find happiness in life with a law degree. Each episode provides the tips, advice, encouragement and inspiration you need to craft a life and career you love. Welcome to the Happy Lawyer Project!

Oct 17, 2017

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Do you enjoy your career but still feel like you are missing something? Ever feel like you can’t change your career trajectory without starting over? In-house attorney turned career strategist, Leila Hock is warm and practical on today’s episode as we talk career shifts,  finding alignment in your life and adding ease to your pursuits. Leila’s positive outlook will help you to add a little more joy into your life.


** October Giveaway Announcement!**


Congrats SC Germanistik! You are last week's book giveaway winner! Thank you for your rating and review, let me know what book you’d like and it will be on it’s way to you soon! The next winner will be announced next week, all you have to do for a chance to win is rate & review the show on iTunes. It’s that easy! A winner will be picked and any of the books mentioned on today’s episode with Leila or last week's’ episode with Avery will be up for grabs.


What you’ll learn:

  • How Leila transitioned out of the law
  • Keys to figuring out if the career you’ve chosen is still right for you
  • How to work through pain and suffering
  • The truth about mindfulness as a lawyer
  • Reasons to reflect on the happiest moments of your life
  • Using exploration to find your happiest life
  • How to shift industries without starting over
  • Questions to help you create your ideal life


Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

“Self-awareness and creativity, knowing what makes you happy and having the courage to go get it”


“Your career can be so much more than just the logical progression of your resume”



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*Henry Holt, Algorithms to Live By:

*Cal Newport, So Good That They Can’t Ignore You:

*Leila Hock, Flow Your Career: Coming Next Year!


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