Category : Brain Food

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 […]

How Your Law Firm Should Prepare for Coronavirus (Part 1)

Your Law Firm, Coronavirus and Preparing for Disruption (Part 2)

Mar 12, 2020

As we continue to watch the rapidly evolving situation regarding the worldwide spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we must remember that knowledge is power, and preparation is always better than panic. We’ve talked about the importance of knowing the facts about the disease and the best ways to keep yourself, your family and your […]

How Your Law Firm Should Prepare for Coronavirus (Part 1)

Your Law Firm, Coronavirus and Preparing for Disruption (Part 1)

Mar 5, 2020

As news of the rapidly spreading Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sparks concern and even panic around the world, we’re already seeing major ripple effects through almost every sector of society. The stock market has gone on a roller coaster ride, grocery store shelves are emptying, and hand sanitizers and face masks have become major commodities—all in […]

frustrations in your law firm

How to Use Your Biggest Frustrations to Your Advantage in Your Law Firm

Feb 27, 2020

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” –overused trite saying Yes, I went there. In running our law firms, we all have points of frustration—“pet peeves” or repeated annoying occurrences that feel to us like fingernails running across a chalkboard. Maybe it’s an associate who repeatedly drops the ball. Perhaps it’s a client who pays […]

How to Best Utilize Social Media for Your Law Firm in 2020

The “New Rules” of Social Media in 2020

Feb 20, 2020

If it were possible to take a snapshot of the entire social media landscape once every six months, chances are you wouldn’t recognize you were looking at the same thing from picture to picture. Social media is very dynamic and fluid, and it seems like just when we get the hang of how to use […]

Why You Should Fall in Love with Your Ideal Client for Your Law Firm

How to Fall in Love with Your Ideal Client

Feb 13, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’ve got a question for you: Are you in love with your ideal client? Yeah, I know it sounds trite and campy, but let me clarify. I don’t suggest you need to be in love with all your clients (and obviously I don’t mean romantically). I’m asking if you have fallen […]

The Art and Science of Asking Great Questions

Feb 6, 2020

One of the key traits of our evolution as humans—that which sets us apart from the other animals—is our ability to ask questions. Most of our educational structures are based on question-and-answer. Asking questions helps us learn about the world around us, solve problems and obtain key information. No one understands this concept better than […]

How to Hire the Right People and Build Your Team

The Right People Doing the Right Things: Creative Team Building for Your Law Firm

Jan 30, 2020

When you run your own law firm, you’re not just the “lead attorney” or “chief partner”—you’re also the owner of the business, the one who sets the tone and direction of the firm. Naturally, you have your own ideas and agenda for what needs to be done, and at some point, you’re going to build […]

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 […]

How Law Practices May Change Drastically in the 2020s

How the Practice of Law Promises to Evolve in the 2020s—and How to Prepare Your Law Firm (Part 2)

Dec 26, 2019

Blockchain AI End of billable hours E-Discovery Globalization of Law New Standards of Excellence   We recently began discussing certain ways in which the practice of law may evolve in the next decade. Let’s continue that discussion not just by exploring new technologies, but looking at how we need to respond to them in the […]

How Law Practices May Change Drastically in the 2020s

How the Practice of Law Promises to Evolve in the 2020s—and How to Prepare Your Law Firm (Part 1)

Dec 19, 2019

If you have practiced law or run a law firm for longer than 10 years, you don’t have to be told how much has changed in a short amount of time. Technology is advancing at an alarming rate, and each new evolution both makes our jobs easier and forces us onto a new learning curve. […]

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