The Lawyer’s Well-Being Brief

Some simple tips from Simon Sinek

Marc W. Crayton
2 min readMay 30, 2024

“Words may show a man’s wit, but actions his meaning.”-Benjamin Franklin

Welcome back or welcome to, the Lawyer’s Well-being Brief. Every week, I share insights and tools to help us improve our well-being. This week we look at some tips from Simon Sinek.

Who is Simon Sinek?

Simon Sinek is an English-born American author and inspirational speaker on business leadership. His books include Start with Why (2009) and The Infinite Game (2019).

What are the Tips?

  1. Find something positive in every situation and every person.
  2. Look for humor and lightness, even in challenging situations.
  3. Embrace imperfection and the unpredictable.
  4. Be willing to see something from a different angle.
  5. Be open to doing things a different way.

Zoom In

  1. Every person and every situation we encounter allows us to find something positive in the person and the situation. If you have difficulty finding something positive, find something you can learn from the person or the situation.
  2. We will encounter challenging times, that’s part of life. Can we take a moment and add…



Marc W. Crayton

I help newer, younger lawyers make better well-being decisions so that they can thrive personally and professionally. Forward, always!