Editor’s note: This column is the first in a biweekly series for The American Lawyer called The Fully Human Lawyer. Written by leadership coach and former attorney Lauren Krasnow, the series explores challenges lawyers often encounter at work and shows how a leadership coach approaches and helps lawyers solve these challenges. All identities have been altered to maintain confidentiality.
Have you ever felt exhausted by having to rev up your work persona and dial down your Sunday-afternoon-at-home persona? Most of us have a gap between those two, but for others it’s a gulf that is the source of burnout.