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Want to Sharpen Your Mind? Cut Your Stress.

Want to Sharpen Your Mind? Cut Your Stress.

An odd incident in the nighttime… At 4:30 in the morning, the house was dead quiet. The blue glow from Jamie’s1 laptop was a lone beacon in the black of night as she huddled on the couch in hot chocolate-stained pajamas, attempting to concentrate on her closing argument. Abandoned lumps of half-folded laundry pressed against […]

Consulting vs. Contracting

Consulting vs. Contracting

Are you a consultant, or a contractor? Does it matter? Only if you care about things like pricing power, access, credibility, differentiation, and value. To keep lawyers focused on the business problems that drive demand for legal service (which is where the most desirable clients want you focused), I encourage them to think of themselves […]

Lives Out of Control = Ethics Violation #1

Lessons Learned from Folks in Control of Their Lives The vast majority of grievances and malpractice claims filed against attorneys are not caused by mean-spirited attorneys wanting to cause their clients harm. Rather, they are generated by professionals (attorneys and staff) who’ve allowed their offices, work and lives to become unprofessionally disorganized, overloaded and chronically […]

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