Doubt is especially effective at eroding the success of attorneys in the area of client development and it may have crept into your own ability to be a successful marketer. It’s a difficult area for many attorneys to show improvement in because most harbor endless doubts about their marketing abilities.... Read More
Many firms coast from year to year without addressing critical issues or developing actionable strategic plans. Take a look at the following statements which pinpoint the most common reasons for staging a firm retreat. If you agree with even one of these statements, it may be time for you to plan a retreat before the [...Read More
It was love at first site when attorney Bruce Denson, a criminal defense attorney in the Tampa- Saint Petersburg area, stumbled upon the new sport of stand-up paddle boarding. A native of Florida, Bruce spent much of his childhood in and around the water, but paddle boarding was a novelty — and he was intrigued.... Read More
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