Category : Belief

Navigating the Uncertainty of Running a Law Firm

Becoming Comfortable with Uncertainty in Your Law Firm

Jul 18, 2019

I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but if you are running a law firm and you’re looking for a life of job security, you are in the wrong business. I’m not saying you can’t or won’t become wealthy. I’m simply saying if you’re going to succeed in this business, you must learn […]

Advantages of Having a Hobby Outside Your Law Firm

Why You Need Hobbies or Interests Outside Your Law Firm

Apr 16, 2019

If you’re anything like me—in the right ways, I mean—your law firm is what gets you out of bed in the morning. I don’t mean the responsibility of it; I mean the passion of it. Great attorneys eat and breathe the practice of law. It’s in their blood. And when things are working smoothly, a […]

How to Learn Your Strengths and Weaknesses as a Law Firm Entrepreneur

Identifying Your Entrepreneurial Strengths and Weaknesses—Exercises to Try

Dec 20, 2018

If you spend any time with me, including reading my books or this blog, you’ll hear the mantra repeated over and over: Your law firm is first and foremost a business, and you need to run it as such. That makes you more than just an attorney—you’re also taking on the role of an entrepreneur. […]

The Winning Entrepreneur does what Others Won’t

Nov 9, 2015

As an entrepreneur, when you have successfully created five different $1 million businesses in four different industries in the span of 26 years, you paid your dues and earned the right to tell the story of how you did it. Each one was created differently but the one thing that was common among the first […]

5 Ways Coaching helps the world’s most successful people

Aug 24, 2015

Did you know that Metrix Global, an international research company, found that when a business’s owner receives coaching, the COMPANY receives an ROI and significant intangible benefits of 529%? Wait, that’s not all. When they added the financial benefits of improved employee morale and employee retention, the company’s ROI rocketed to 788%!! Those are some […]

Bullseye! Now that is a specific goal…

May 22, 2014

We throw the word ‘goal’ around a lot. It’s the first thing we ask someone when we learn they are beginning a new venture or starting a new diet: What’s your goal? The next thing, we hear from the person is: My goal is to retire early or My goal is to fit into my […]

Florida attorney James Jones Jr. wins AMAZING year of Your Practice Mastered coaching

Mar 7, 2014

Attorney James Jones Jr., Founder and Managing Attorney of The Jones Law Firm James Jones Jr., founder and managing member of The Jones Firm, PLLC, is the recipient of a full year of Your Practice Mastered training. Valued at more than $6,000, Your Practice Mastered is my subscription training service that helps attorneys create a […]

Be Prepared. But don’t forget to ACT!

Dec 17, 2013

The age-old mantra of the proverbial Boy Scout reminds us of the importance to have our ducks in a row and to be ready. So it’s a true statement that those who fly by the seat of your pants are more likely to show their backsides once in a while. We can establish that planning, […]

TRUST. It’s what brings ’em back

Oct 22, 2013

Why don’t more of your customers or prospects buy from you? If your answer is “because of price,” you’re probably wrong. I coach a lot of entrepreneurs and small business owners, and when our discussion turns to reasons for not buying, invariably the excuse is price. “My customers don’t say ‘yes’ more often because of […]

From frustration to function…with Infusionsoft

Aug 26, 2013

A practice without systems leads to frustration. And, InfusionSoft is one system that replaces many functions in your firm. Systems are VITAL to manage your marketing, your lead generation and your lead conversion. You need systems that help you serve your client more efficiently too. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Systems […]

Speed your way to success with this pledge…

Aug 2, 2013

I have an exercise for you. I need you to take a vow. You know the kind where you put your left hand on a bible and the right hand in the air. I’m going to assume you don’t have a bible handy, so raising your right hand will do. Please recite this statement: My […]

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