Tag : Hiring

Three ways to choose the right people for the right jobs

Jan 11, 2016

“I used to think life could be shared by anyone but now I know choosing the right people is pretty important.” – Bob Goff The founder of Restore International, Bob Goff shares leadership in the Washington Law Firm Goff & Dewalt. He says in his book Love Does the importance of choosing the right people […]

Staff: 5 Actions to Strengthen your Firm’s Superstars

Dec 29, 2015

Great service to your clients begins with great systems. The middle and the ending is all about who will be running your systems. You have invested time, money and sweat in creating your systems. Making the mistakes of carelessly hiring staff or failing to motivate your staff can completely cancel the efforts of your business […]

When do you hire a sales person?

Jul 6, 2015

Ask yourself this question: If an unexpected opportunity arose in your life, could you take the day off to take advantage of it? If you have to answer NO to this question because taking a day off literally costs you thousands of dollars and you are the only one to “make the doughnuts” each day, […]

Six Ninja Steps for Better Hiring

Feb 17, 2015

Ever hire the wrong person? If you have, you probably remember the pain involved. Among the most important tasks facing business owners is hiring the right team members to assist you in building your firm. When staff personnel do not work out, it costs the business—money, time, morale and more money. That’s why I developed […]

Is management a sometimes thing for you?

Apr 14, 2014

I was working with a client who has built a very nice practice for himself. However, he seems to consistently struggle with staff turnover and lack of company morale. Upon an exit survey from a key staff member, he found a rare moment of honesty. His staff told him flat out “you have no systems […]

Check your drama at the door…

Sep 18, 2013

How often does your staff create distractions with an avalanche of finger-pointing and accusations? “He said” this and “she did” that and “I don’t know anything about this” are expressions that pop up. If you hear these types of phrases occasionally, it’s normal and controllable. But if these expressions occur regularly over time, you may […]

The 1 Trick to Attracting Great Talent Affordably

Nov 6, 2012

One of the biggest pain points a lot of my clients have is in the hiring process. They reach the point where they need more time to work “on” their practice rather than “in” it. Or they have more legal work than they can handle by themselves and they need to build capacity. Hopefully you’re […]

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