It’s not enough to be a great lawyer, you need to be a great lawyer with a website that reflects who you are and how you are different.
In today’s online world, there is little chance anyone is going to hire you without...more
The most expensive part of owning and operating your law practice, bar none, is the investment you make in getting new clients. Period....more
Famous blogger Derek Halpern of SocialTriggers.com had a $310 haircut and he made a video to tell us all of the things he learned about selling high-priced services…...more
I see a lot of lawyer newsletters come into my inbox each month.
Most of them, suck.
Here’s some of what they have in common that you really want to make sure your newsletter doesn’t...more
Technically, this is Part III in my series on the rising rates of suicide among lawyers and what we need to do to stop it now…
Today though, we are moving beyond the depression, struggle and anxiety and getting into the...more
I hope you got a chance to read last week’s blog post, inspired by a desire to provide hope for the lawyers who are seriously depressed about the reality of the practice of law. I, too, found myself hopeless for a time in...more
Very recently, CNN reported that more lawyers are killing themselves than ever before. And this is not the figurative kind of killing themselves from working too many hours… it’s the literal kind — suicide....more
There was a time when I wasn’t sure I was going to continue serving lawyers. I had a mid-life crisis (or as I like to think of it—a Spiritual Awakening) and I did a deep dive soul-searching inquiry as to what I wanted to be...more
Regardless of what kind of law you practice, you are serving people with families. You may be serving them to build their companies, or to get compensated after an injury or to ease their way through a divorce…...more
Last week I wrote about some ways you could find extra money that you think you don’t have, in order to invest in your business.
This week I’d like to explore the best way to ask your friends and family for support in...more
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to invest in your law practice and grow it into the business you really want. But, what about when you don’t have any extra to invest? Then what?...more
When I first started out in my law practice, I never imagined I would invest money in its growth.
I had this idea that I would just generate the revenue I needed to cover my pay and rent. I didn’t imagine I would have a...more
There are certain parts of being a lawyer that are particularly hard… Especially, if you’re a lawyer who cares.
The traditional business model is broken....more