Time to Build a Successful Law Practice

Have you ever noticed that some attorneys are more successful than you are? You cannot seem to find the right clients…yet they do. You work endless hours sacrificing time with your friends, family and hobbies and still do not build the law practice that you desire…yet they do. You claim you don’t have the time […]

Denial – The Lie That Can Torpedo Your Career

I recently spoke with Justin, a young lawyer who had just been fired from his firm. He was blindsided and bitter. “It doesn’t make any sense,” he told me. “For three years they told me I was doing fine. Then, all of a sudden, they changed their tune.

Warm Up Your Emails To Develop Better Professional Relationships

In the last week, I have received hundreds of business emails from multiple sources, including colleagues, clients, prospects and vendors. Like the people who sent them, the emails come in a wide variety of styles and span a spectrum from well-written and professional to sloppy and eyebrow-raising. 

3 Questions That Will Help Your Assistant Help You

Whether you want to accelerate your career growth, grow your practice, improve client service or simply get more accomplished with less stress, your assistant or secretary can be the critical partner you need to achieve your goals.

Great at Multitasking? Why You Need to Stop!

Boy, are you busy. You’re marking up the draft of a brief while at the same time listening to a muted conference call, checking your email and scarfing down a kale salad. Thank goodness you are a great multitasker – you’re getting so much accomplished! Or, perhaps not.

Change Self-Doubt to Self-Confidence with Clues from the Past

Do you have the sneaking suspicion (or worse, the strong conviction) that you don’t have what it takes to succeed? One of the things that holds many people back from achieving their goals is the belief that they are somehow lacking in a particular skill or ability and, as a result, won’t be successful. That […]

Opportunity Is Knocking. Will It Pass You By?

Do you sometimes wish things were different for you? That you made more money or had more power over your career? That you felt better about what you are doing or that your work had more meaning? Do you ever wish that someone would come along and show you what to do? That someone knowledgeable […]