About Yuliya LaRoe, Esq.

Yuliya (pronounced “You-Lee-Yah”) LaRoe is an experienced attorney, professional speaker, and certified leadership and executive coach, who helps senior associates accelerate promotion to partnership, new or junior partners get more clients, law firm leaders become more effective, and lawyers achieve a more fulfilling synergy between their professional and personal lives. She is co-founder of 20/20 Leadership Group, LLC, a national coaching firm focused on “seeing” lawyers, law firms and legal industry leaders to new levels of success. To learn more about Yuliya, please click HERE.

3 Steps to Effective Law Firm Client Follow-up

As professionals, we all understand that following up with our prospective, existing and former clients is important. The hope of course is that this will help us turn them into long-term, loyal clients that will keep coming back over and over and over again. And while most lawyers do some follow-up, most find it challenging to do it consistently. And [...]

By | September 22nd, 2014|Business Development, Relationship Building|

Signs You Are a Perfectionist & How It Affects Your Productivity

In the last several weeks I’ve been focusing on time management, productivity and efficiency. Why? Because mastering one’s time appears to be one of the toughest aspects of any professional’s life. Today we will being talking about another key concept affecting our ability to master time, the “Voice of Perfection.” In psychology, perfectionism is defined as [...]

By | August 10th, 2014|Leadership Development, Success Strategies|

4 Methods to Maximize Your Time

This post follows our earlier article - Tackling Your To-do List: How to Decide What Must Get Done & What Can Wait. Once you determine your most important items using the Stephen Covey’s Quadrant, you can use the following tools and techniques to determine the specific order within each Quadrant to maximize your time and efficiency: [...]

By | July 9th, 2014|Success Strategies|

How to Get More Done in 5 Simple Steps

"The best part about procrastination is that you are never bored, because you have all kinds of things that you should be doing." - Anonymous A coaching session with one of my favorite clients this morning got me thinking: "How many of us feel frustration or disappointment that we don’t always get done what we know we need to do; that we [...]

By | June 11th, 2014|Success Strategies|

Tackling Your To-do List: How To Decide What Must Get Done & What Can Wait

Working and organizing your time according to your priorities is a high energy approach to getting things done and creating more time. Within the set of priorities, there are those investments of time that are non-negotiable. Focusing and working toward these non-negotiables is a very powerful approach to achieving and succeeding. Diverting energy away from these on an [...]

By | May 5th, 2014|Success Strategies|

Eliminate Your Time Wasters to Become More Efficient

Wasting time (or a perception of wasting time) drains energy. Time is precious, and most people want to use their time for the highest purpose possible. A time waster can be external, such as a phone interruption, or internal such as frustration or anger over something not getting done according to expectations. Even worrying about wasting [...]

By | April 15th, 2014|Success Strategies|

3 Rules for Effective Communication

Ah, the wonders of miscommunication! It can make for a hilarious joke and lighten the mood. But when it’s really important to get our point across, whether it’s in a business meeting or during an argument, communicating effectively becomes our top priority.  Otherwise, poor communication can cause stress, conflict, anxiety, frustration and mismatched expectations. How can [...]

By | February 18th, 2014|Success Strategies|