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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 […]

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 […]

The Concept of Non-Linear Growth and How It Applies to Your Law Firm

Understanding Non-Linear Growth for Your Law Firm

Jan 16, 2020

For attorneys building their own law firms, one of the most important concepts to grasp is that business growth is almost never linear. While you can anticipate growth over time, that growth won’t happen on a consistent grade even if you’re doing everything right. To illustrate what I mean, consider the following scenario… Let’s suppose […]

Biggest Law Firm Management Trends of the Past Decade (Part 1)

Dec 5, 2019

This December marks the end of the 2010s, which makes it a perfect time to take a quick look back at where we’ve been, as well as where we’re going. The advances of the past decade in particular have had a dramatic impact on how we practice law and how we serve our clients. Before […]

Tips for Dealing with Employee Distraction at Your Law Firm

Distracted Employees at Your Law Firm? Here’s How to Help Them Focus

Nov 18, 2019

Workplace distraction is the bane of the modern office—and chances are your law firm is no exception when it comes to distracted employees. According to a study by Udemy last year, 70 percent of employees claim they are regularly distracted in the workplace, and more than half of employees said they aren’t as productive at […]

How to Respond to Negative Online Reviews of Your Law Firm

Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with a Bad Online Review of Your Law Firm

Nov 14, 2019

The good thing about the Internet: You have instant access to a wealth of information at your fingertips. The bad thing about the Internet: People can say whatever they want, even if it’s untrue or unfair. Fact: If you stay in business long enough, sooner or later someone is going to post a bad review […]

The Right and Wrong Ways to Set Goals for the 2020s

Goal Setting for Your Law Firm in the 2020s: Best (and Worst) Practices

Nov 12, 2019

The end of the year can a key time for firms like yours to evaluate past performance and set new goals for the upcoming year. It matters even more because we’re coming up on a new decade, not just a new year. To keep your law firm on the path toward success, you should be […]

How Black Swan Events Can Upend Plans to Start Your Law Firm

Black Swan Events Part 2: Preparing for the Unexpected

Oct 14, 2019

We previously discussed “black swan events”—highly disruptive events that are unpredictable before they happen—and how such events might throw your law firm plans into jeopardy. What, if anything, can you do to prepare for a black swan event so it doesn’t kill your dream if/when it happens?   Preparing for the Unexpected   The obvious […]

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