Category : Belief

How to Expose Unconscious Beliefs that May Be Hindering You

Identifying and Addressing “Unconscious Beliefs” that Can Limit Your Success (Part 2)

Mar 26, 2020

We previously began discussing the idea of “unconscious beliefs”—those beliefs we often form early in life that now run in the background and affect our choices and our approach to life and business. From the standpoint of business, these unconscious beliefs can actually impose limitations on how much success we achieve. To that end, I’d […]

How to Expose Unconscious Beliefs that May Be Hindering You

Identifying and Addressing “Unconscious Beliefs” that Can Limit Your Success (Part 1)

Mar 19, 2020

“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.” –Earl Nightingale The business principles I teach to lawyers have the potential to create unlimited growth—at least, in theory. But as you move forward, at some point you may find yourself hitting a plateau—a threshold you […]

Reclaiming Agency for Your Own Law Firm

It’s Your Law Firm: Take Control of Its Destiny

Jan 23, 2020

When you open your own law firm, especially when you’re starting out, two things generally happen. First, since you’ve never done this before, you’re going to be hungry and open to any input that promises to help you succeed. That input may include books, workshops, coaching, and advice from others in the field. Second, because […]

Do More of What Works to Grow Your Law Firm

Law Firm Expansion Tip for 2020: Do More of What Works

Jan 9, 2020

As the new decade rolls around, you’ve likely already set some ambitious goals for expanding your law firm. In keeping with that theme, I want to suggest a tip that isn’t very glamorous but is very effective. To experience greater growth for your law firm this year, do more of what is already working for […]

Tips for Breaking out of Ruts with Your Law Firm

Stuck in a Rut with Your Law Firm? Some Common Causes and How to Fix Them

Oct 17, 2019

Have you ever been in a place with your law firm where nothing is particularly wrong, but something just doesn’t feel right? You’ve got a good client load, those clients are happy and paying on time, the office is running smoothly…so what’s missing? Welcome to the club. You’re officially in a rut with your law […]

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 […]

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