Blue Pond Coaching

Blue Pond Coaching
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Blue Pond Coaching
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Michael Bury, principal of Blue Pond Coaching in Toronto, focuses on executive coaching for lawyers and paralegal professionals.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English and philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1988, before earning his Bachelor of Laws from Western University in 1991 and his Master of Laws in business law from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2003.

In addition, Mr. Bury obtained diplomas in new media and internet technology management and internet business and technology from the University of Toronto in 2003.

As a certified executive coach, Mr. Bury is an approved member of the Law Society of Ontario's coach and advisor network.

Blue Pond Coaching Posts

‘Uni-tasking’ can help improve productivity: Bury

The always-on technology which surrounds us has created major distraction issues in legal practices that some experts call “digital fragmentation,” says Michael Bury, a certified coach with Blue Pond Coaching, who helps professionals tune out the diversions. Read more

Time to consider a ‘digital detox:’ Bury

Digital wellness has become a serious concern as more people realize the toll smartphones are taking on their day-to-day lives, says Michael Bury , a certified coach with Blue Pond Coaching. Read more

Learning to Get Unstuck – The ABCDE Method

Most people get stuck at some point in their lives, whether at work or in a personal relationship, and feeling “frozen” is a common theme with many coaching clients, says Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury. Read more

Attention management is the key to working effectively: Bury

Self-help sections of most bookstores are overflowing with time management publications promising anything from four-day work weeks to overnight methods for improving productivity with the help of yet another fancy day planner or smartphone app, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Specifying goals is first step to success: Bury

Understanding the value of your goals can help you accomplish them, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Don't sink to uncivil lawyer's level: #thelawyercoach

With more than 25 years of legal experience, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury has seen it all — career meltdowns, narcissists, sociopaths, and lawyers who want out. Read more

#thelawyercoach has advice to avoid a crisis-management meltdown

With more than 25 years of legal experience, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury has seen it all — career meltdowns, narcissists, sociopaths, and lawyers who want out. Read more

#thelawyercoach tackles ramping up a solo criminal law practice

With more than 25 years of legal experience, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury has seen it all — career meltdowns, narcissists, sociopaths, and lawyers who want out. Read more

Bury gives legal career advice in new #thelawyercoach column

With more than 25 years of legal experience, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury has seen it all — career meltdowns, narcissists, sociopaths, and lawyers who want out. Read more

Bury: EQ can have huge impact on legal career, relationships

Emotional intelligence is critically important in a legal profession that is rapidly changing with new technologies and greater client demands, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Many options exist for lawyers looking to change career path

Lawyers looking for career options beyond law firms and sole practitioner life need to reflect, remain open-minded to new opportunities and think outside their comfort zone, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Time, money, privacy concerns common coaching roadblocks

When it comes to professional development, taking that first step can often be the hardest part, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Prioritization, accountability keys to achieving goals

In order to make change happen in your life — whether it’s a big or small objective — you need to prioritize your goal and be held accountable to it, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Seven questions to ask when looking for an executive coach

As more lawyers turn to professional and personal development, it’s helpful to understand how executive coaching works and what options are available, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Coaches can help lawyers execute a mid-life professional makeover

Completing a mid-life professional makeover is easier for lawyers than it sounds as long as they have the right professional guidance, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more