When approaching a difficult task—getting to the gym, writing an important presentation—you may chide yourself for lacking motivation to get it done. However, it’s often not a question of motivation, but follow through.... Read More
Studies show that time-starved employees — including those in law firms — who have some control over their work schedules are more loyal, committed, innovative and satisfied on the job. If you’re looking for ways to motivate your staff, but don’t want to use financial incentives, try using time off as a reward.
Here are three tips to let time-starved team members know they are appreciated.... Read More
There’s been a dramatic shift in how psychologists view happiness. Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard and apply ourselves, success will follow. And once we are successful, we’ll be happy. Apparently we’ve had this equation backwards.
Are you working hard at marketing your firm?... Read More
As marketing advisors, one question we constantly grapple with is this: How can time-starved lawyers become efficient, but still effective marketers? Driven to distraction by constant interruptions, difficult staffing issues and demanding clients, most attorneys don’t take the time to do what it takes. Yet, many of our attorney clients are very good at marketing when placed in the right situations. It’s getting them there that’s the problem.... Read More