Every year, the co-founders of the Academy share a year-end message to the Membership. To me, it is always a breath of fresh air and I thought that our many blog subscribers might enjoy it as well. Happy New Year! Jennifer Price ON YOUR MARK, GET SET... STOP! We’ve all heard the first part of this phrase before. In fact, young children can even finish it when prompted. However, as we end 2011 and get ready for the new year, we invite you to take a moment and STOP! That’s right, STOP. Take … [Read more...] about Year End Message From Robert And Sandy
Attorneys are really good at the daily grind. We spend a lot of our time working inour businesses, doing things like: meeting with clients and prospective clients drafting and reviewing documents answering questions no one else in the firm is qualified to answer staying on top of changes in the law keeping documents and forms updated putting out the myriad fires that always seem to crop up Problem is, if you want your law firm to grow, you have to allocate time to step outside the daily … [Read more...] about A Surprising Secret to Growing Your Firm
When you graduated from law school, what did you imagine the practice of law to be like? Especially if you own your firm, my guess is you’d say your day-to-day life as a practicing attorney bears little resemblance to the picture you had in your head back then. Did you leave law school with dreams of taking routine phone calls, scheduling, ordering office supplies, and hunting for files? Of course not, yet these are the kinds of tasks that seem to creep in and fill your time. We all know that … [Read more...] about Does the Work Get Done…Or Do You Have To Do Everything?