Like death and taxes, there is one thing about being a legal entrepreneur that is predictable…
Your business will plateau…more
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
Waaaay back, I wrote a post on making the transition from being a cog in the wheel of commerce to being the engine of your own business.
Since then, I’ve encountered more and more data on how terrifying, how thrilling it…more
Lawyers are classic pessimists, cynics and skeptics.
It takes all types, but once in a while you have to check yourself and be sure you’re not losing faith right before you make that big breakthrough… especially when it…more
Are you a 4%’er?
Last week I talked about the 80/20 rule…
- 20% of lawyers are making 80% of the money.
- 20% of the top 20% of lawyers (4%) are making fully 64% of the total revenue in the industry, in your…more
Let’s face it. These days, lawyers are a dime a dozen.
More accurately, 80% of lawyers are a dime a dozen……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
The world is changing, shifting like quicksand under our feet. Lifelong employment is gone, job security too.
There will be a day, very soon possibly, when we all are independent contractors…
When we all are…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 good…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 the…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
Last fall I felt a renewed calling to return to yoga practice full time. Committing to yoga came from a deep yearning to reconnect with my own body. After being a mom where my body was not my own alone; a law student, where I…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 when…more
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