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Outsourcing: The Key to Practice Growth and Personal Sanity

There’s an opportunity cost to spending time on things that someone else can do better than I can: I lose the possibility of filling that time with things that only I can do.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Three Ways to Quickly Get To The Finish Line

During the process that my company, LawPivot, was acquired, I learned that the faster you can complete the process without sacrificing accuracy, the less likely it is that something will derail the agreement.

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Office Internet Goes Down. What Do You Do?

Much of my practice depends on email correspondence and accessing online records so no Internet dampens my day. Outsourcing my IT issues, and using cloud-based file backup and storage options, then, is money well spent.

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff. Outsource It!

I was suddenly not just a lawyer but a business owner. By having others perform certain tasks, I can focus on my construction law practice and let the small (and some large stuff) stuff handle itself.

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A Necessity for Travel and Flexibility

Can I travel internationally without staff, without closing down for the few weeks and not loose sleep over worrying about my business?

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Zirtual: Virtual Assistants

I’m happy that I’m using a company, rather than working through an individual. Here’s why.

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Outsourcing Drama

Drama in a law firm setting can be traced to two sources: Internal and External. Here’s how to outsource them.

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For Law Firms and Lawyers, Outsourcing is “In”

The successful law practice benefits from outsourcing work that doesn’t require the lawyer’s immediate skill and personal attention.

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In Business and in Everyday Life: To Outsource or Insource?

Outsourcing in your business is just an extension of what you do every day in your personal life. We outsource all kinds of things either out of convenience, lack of knowledge or skills, or simply to save time.

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Outsource Competitive Parenting

I have nightmares about being trapped in a craft store drowning in a pit of pink glitter surrounded by pipe cleaners just out of reach. Then after second grade, I figured out the secret.

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Freelance Lawyers: Your Ace in the Hole for Projects Large and Small

Many lawyers don’t realize that freelance lawyers can help with small projects like the ones mentioned in this post, as well as large projects like appeals and dispositive motions.

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Outsourcing the Small Stuff

I looked up the definition of “outsource,” and determined that I actually do outsource stuff. More than I thought. You?

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Book Review: The E-Myth Attorney

You’re a master of your practice area, or maybe multiple practice areas. But do you know business?

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5 Terms I Wish You Would Stop Using

Lawyers eager to pick up on business-speak use buzzwords similarly to the marketing geniuses who came up with “green” bottled water. These are five you should reconsider using.

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Pop Jargon: You Can’t Fake Innovation

Innovation is the flash point, not the steady burn or the re-stoking of the fire.

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