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Many lawyers feel they have neither an efficient nor an effective way to learn how to build a better practice that better serves clients. But there are resources available online, through community colleges and other universities.
We can stand forthright to advocate our client’s interest and position, yet still be civil. The law cannot be a profession unless we ourselves maintain professionalism.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates over 40% of businesses never reopen following a disaster, and at least 25% of the ones will close within 2 years. Before creating a plan, take four steps to build the framework that will make a plan possible.
The successful law practice benefits from outsourcing work that doesn’t require the lawyer’s immediate skill and personal attention.
Law and business are not mutually exclusive.
I prefer to list authors rather than an individual book.
So few people return phone calls. This, still, is the number one complaint against attorneys that are filed with the State Bars across the country. I find that my very prompt responses to attorneys who call me to inquire about my coaching and consulting services are surprised, sometimes even shocked, that I am so quick [&hellip
Take a deep breath and see the real problem as fear of the unknown. Fear creates indecision and stress by preventing action. These three actions are essential to beat stress.
The more a partner helps an associate undertake fundamental business development, apart from the work assigned to them, the more valuable a resource the associates will become.
Using the steps and practices outlined in this post should make a hiring “do-over” unnecessary.