Mentorship: It Takes a Network
February 23, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

Mentorship is one of the most powerful means of training and developing young associates. But many mentoring programs fail because they’re premised on a misguided notion that what a lawyer needs is a mentor, when what she really needs are mentors. The mentorship system in many modern law firms looks no different than it didREAD MORE

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When Building a Practice, Start With Demand
February 15, 2017 POSTED IN: Branding,Business Development

Back in July of 2014 (How could it possibly be that long ago?!), I wrote an article for Attorney at Work that focused on the importance of narrowly focused, niche legal practices, and how to go about building one. It was one of the most popular articles I’ve written, and became the catalyst for myREAD MORE

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Four Productivity Building Blocks of Effective, Efficient and Happy Lawyers
February 9, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

In a post I wrote for my friends at Attorney at Work back in December dealing with the issue of productivity, I explained that “work is like fitness — it’s best done in short bursts of intensity, followed by periods of rest and recovery. So start the day with a sprint.” It’s easy to getREAD MORE

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To Build Your Personal Brand, Hunt Antelopes Not Field Mice
February 1, 2017 POSTED IN: Branding

A lawyer with a powerful personal brand is one who is well-known and well-respected by a distinct audience. She is thought of, and sought out, when a particular type of expertise is required to solve a particular type of problem. In other words, a lawyer with a powerful personal brand is not someone who triesREAD MORE

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