January 31, 2019

Your law firm is ready for peak performance this year. Is your website?

If it hasn’t been updated in a while, take the time to evaluate whether your website is still serving your firm’s needs. Is it communicating the right message? Easy to use? Ready to help you convert...

January 30, 2019

I encourage you to be mindful of your thoughts and move your awareness to your breath whenever you noticed yourself slipping into a mindless, anxious or reactive mode of thinking. If you heed my advice and consistently engaged in this practice, congratulations! You are...

January 29, 2019

When attorney Phil Garland first hung his shingle in Garner, Iowa, there were five lawyers in town. Over 40 years later, that number hasn’t changed. What has changed, though, is those lawyers’ ages.

“We’ve got three guys in their 60s,” says Garland, who is 73.


January 25, 2019

Burnout. It’s particularly prevalent this time of the year. It’s dark when you come into the office. And it’s dark when you leave.

For weeks and weeks, you’ve been striving hard to finish out the year, yet the work seems never-ending. It’s tough to feel a sense of accom...

January 22, 2019

In one of the most memorable client interviews I ever conducted for a firm, a gentleman said to me, “I’ve been working with that law firm for 20 years and no one has ever been out here to see my shop.” There is nothing like in-person interaction to help you build your...

January 21, 2019

Over the last two years we have been quietly developing a new and transformative advertising network that is altering search engine advertising. Working with dozens of existing software developers, our team has built a frame extension that is only activated when a sear...

January 18, 2019

If you’re a successful lawyer, you’ve already mastered how to communicate with your clients one on one, keeping them informed about their cases and what to expect next. But what about reaching out to all your clients at once through an email newsletter?

An email newslet...

January 17, 2019

Most of us entered the new year with great intentions to make changes to boost productivity. And then we got smacked in the face by the unceasing demands and stressors that pummel modern-day professionals. Good intentions succumbed to urgency.

The problem with resolutio...

January 15, 2019

very month, my biller hands me a stack of invoices to review. It contains the client bills for work performed in the past month and the client bills that are more than a month past due. I have seen the same unpaid invoice for some of these clients every month for over...

January 14, 2019

Recently, a potential client was trying to set up a meeting with her team to discuss content strategy. This professional services firm (not a law firm) was unaccustomed to publishing. The question that came back from her team was: “What is thought leadership, and why s...

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