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A Happy, Profitable Law Firm – No, Really

October 26, 2021

A Happy, Profitable Law Firm – No, Really (Debbie Epstein Henry, Chapter 11 and Table of Contents, The Post-Pandemic Law Firm, Published by Globe Law and Business, October 2021) As lawyers emerge from the cloak of COVID-19, when their home and work lives seemingly became one, they will seek to incorporate the learnings of the pandemic into their new work worlds. Winning law firms will be those who can build the benefits of flexible work into happier and more productive and profitable environments.

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Viewpoint: For leaders, the power of sharing creates a means to convey trust and compassion

August 26, 2021

Viewpoint: For leaders, the power of sharing creates a means to convey trust and compassion (Debbie Epstein Henry, Philadelphia Business Journal, August 26, 2021) I recently chaired a virtual board retreat as the new president of The Forum of Executive Women, a nonprofit organization comprised of the top 500 women in business in Greater Philadelphia. I had planned to start with an ice breaker, asking each of the 30 directors to share one word that best captures the feeling they are currently experiencing. That was before my father was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer.

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Viewpoint: 10 tips for pursuing your post-pandemic life with ambition, and a dose of reality

June 21, 2021

Viewpoint: 10 tips for pursuing your post-pandemic life with ambition, and a dose of reality (Debbie Epstein Henry, Philadelphia Business Journal, June 21, 2021) If you’re like me, you were surprised by how much you appreciated the less frenetic pace during lockdown. As you emerge from post-pandemic life, you may yearn to hold onto your recent learnings — for both work and home. The question then becomes — how do you pursue life with vigor and ambition but also a dose of reality? Here are 10 tips that I hope will help get you there.

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