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What can I say? I love working with attorneys. Weird, right? As Industry Group Manager at the 7th largest law firm in the Pacific Northwest, I support and coach attorneys on business development. I love to look at the big picture, build out a strategy and then dive into the tactics.

Do you take that client call when you’re at dinner with your spouse or your friends? Are you allowing a co-worker to dump their responsibilities on you? Are you taking enough time away from work for ‘you time?’ In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about your self-worth and how to set healthy boundaries.

It’s not always easy to do but take a listen and join us in setting a healthy boundary for yourself this week! 
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Our latest Think Tank of Three podcast addresses the importance of defining and telling the story of your value – both internally to yourself and externally.

When you know your what you’re worth, you don’t settle for less. Less could be a lower paycheck, a boring job, etc. Knowing your worth and knowing how to talk about your value can not only make you feel better, but it can also lead to more money. 

Take a listen to the podcast and hold your head high!


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I hear it all the time, professionals believe that they don’t need to sell themselves, self promote or market themselves outside of doing “good work.” If you just do “good work” that it will attract more work. And so, there is no need for fluff like marketing, branding, business development, etc. because you’re building a reputation on quality work.

I’m here to tell you, that belief is a lie and it’s probably hurting your career. At bare minimum it’s not helping you as much as you think. 
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It’s finally here! We have been dreaming and scheming and recording to build a podcast for the Think Tank of Three.

In this episode we introduce the Power of Three, the Think Tank crew and a few future topics. Be sure to let us know what topics you’d like us to cover in future podcasts. 
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Sales is a skill set. It’s one that is incredibly important for professionals to learn, even though – especially even – you’re not in sales. Knowing how to sell, is really about knowing how to listen and how to serve. And once you’ve figured out how to do that, you’ve got a leg up on everyone else.
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The Think Tank of Three is back and we are thrilled to be kick starting this blog back to life.

Originally, this blog was created by three women who met at an LMA conference. We were all in roles that left us unsatisfied and were searching for personal and professional development. We were aiming to use this platform to find our way. And it worked! The original three found new roles and new levels of satisfaction. However, the newness meant that we also drifted from our original goals.

After some soul searching in our new roles and new industries this blog as it was didn’t make sense anymore. However, the changes in our lives brought new perspectives, new relationships and new goals. We are still three women strong but we’re in a different place two years later. And we are looking to empower and encourage women to grow moving forward.
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Holy heck Batman! You’ve just opened your email and found a request for proposal (RFP). If you’re anything like me, you immediately drop everything you’re doing, take 60 seconds to panic and then rally the troops with a megaphone and a Woo Hoo! I realize most folks don’t actually react like me.  
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It’s inevitable. If you spend enough time around successful attorneys, you’re going to hear it said, “I’m too busy for marketing. I can’t take on more work.” The problem with this statement is that it creates a false narrative and it slows down potential future work.

And just like that, they’re done putting in any extra thinking into business development. The need for business development doesn’t actually end, nor does your job (legal marketer) of helping attorneys bring in work. 
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