September 23, 2019 5 min read
You know the conversations we’re talking about; those pit of the stomach interactions, often involving strongly held and opposing opinions, strong emotions or conversations otherwise classified as career-limiting, risky or controversial.
Having recently read a brilliant article by Joel Garfinkle in the HBR, “How to have difficult conversations when you don’t like conflict”, I wanted to share this with you, along with a few insights that I’ve found helpful in this area.
September 10, 2019 3 min read
If I could go back to when I first started this career, oh the things I’d tell myself!
We know that learning through trying new things is beneficial to growth and mindset, but there are times when we could have saved ourselves many a sleepless night or a stressful day if only we’d had the knowledge sooner. So, we turned to you, our She Lion Family, and asked you two questions on our Social Media to get your insight...
August 26, 2019 4 min read
Have you ever thought about how many individual decisions you have to make in the course of a day, or in a week? Do you have a process for reconciling how to move forward in a methodical way, or do you primarily follow your gut and intuition?Kate Dillion, founder of She Lion, shares her decision-making tips...
August 11, 2019 3 min read
Disheartened at being unable to find a stylish bag that could carry everything she needed for her day, corporate lawyer, Kate Dillon, decided to create her own. Here’s the inside story behind She Lion…
December 17, 2018 5 min read
June 17, 2018 5 min read
For some of us, the inclination to share our personal achievements and skills comes naturally.
However, for most of us….well…the struggle is real!
The thing is; self-promotion is a critical skill that we NEED to get comfortable with, and it's a skill that is fundamental to EVERY stage of our career path.
June 16, 2018 6 min read
Firstly; it seems my last post was over 2 years ago... (*hand over face with embarrassment)... so I have quite a bit to catch you up on!
Secondly; (and beyond writing a lot more regularly), I want to make sure that you take away valuable information from each post and that we share this journey together; what's worked; what hasn't; and the lessons I've gathered along the way.
June 15, 2018 3 min read
There is nothing worse than going along to an event, being introduced to someone new, only to find five minutes into the conversation that you have COMPLETELY forgotten their name!
I have since found the following tricks extremely effective in overcoming this (very common) problem.
June 04, 2018 2 min read
A cluttered desk is filled with potential for distractions. There is considerable evidence that a cleared desk reduces stress levels.
July 23, 2017 31 min read
Lawyer By Day is a podcast about lawyers' hidden stories.
Please click below to read the transcript from this podcast in which Kate is interviewed.
December 15, 2016 7 min read
Video interview with Louise Hvala, Gatehouse Legal, December 2016.