Creating a Culture of Respect

It is not uncommon these days to read about, witness or to have been the target of disrespectful behavior.  We acknowledge that disrespect creates discomfort for all, but we often fail to realize the pernicious effect of disrespect in the workplace.  Read more.

Getting More Business From Existing Clients — Five Easy Strategies That Work

No one method works best, but there are many ways to “mine” your existing clients for additional business.  A multi-faced approach works best.  Read more.

IS YOUR COMPENSATION SYSTEM STILL WORKING PROPERLY?

When it comes to distribution of profits, there is no perfect system.  Yet changing an imperfect system strikes fear in an attorney’s heart.  Read more ….

Managing the Mountain of Paper: Records Management in the Law Firm

Perhaps the thorniest issue faced by attorneys is what to do with client’s files for matters that have been concluded and closed.  Attorneys are looking for ways to minimize storage requirements, while at the same time protecting their client’s confidential documents, and also … READ MORE

Don’t Wait to Save Your Practice

Clients used to be loyal.  There used to be abundant work for all.  Referral sources were reliable.  Outside competition was not nipping at our heels.  That was yesterday.  Not today.  READ MORE

 

FAILED PROMISES, FAILED PLANS

A lot of solo and small firm attorneys are in a pickle. Plans for retirement which were carefully thought out and put into play long ago are falling apart. It seemed so simple. Where did it go wrong? READ MORE

Social Media Policies: The Impact On Your Practice

With the rapid rise in the use of social media both professionally and personally, the challenges become huge to preserve possible evidence. From text
messages on individual cell phones, to videos on YouTube, to  READ MORE

 

When Family Work Together

I have had the pleasure of working with many midsize and small firms over the years who had various iterations of family members working together. I have never had issue with the policy itself.  Read more

13 Tips to Improve Your Website

I receive requests from many firms to review their web site and tell them how “awful” it really is.  Most of the websites were actually fairly decent, but almost all called for improvement.  As I went along READ MORE

Linkedin Demystified

The first thing everyone needs to understand about LinkedIn is that the actual number of connections you have does indeed matter. I’m not suggesting you link up with a mess of people who have no connection with what you do. I get connection requests all the time from READ MORE

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