Would you advise one of your own kids to skip school and just get a job because eventually they’ll figure it all out on their own? Of course you would never give anyone that advice. Then why haven’t YOU dropped-out of the school of hard knocks sooner?
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There are 4 activities that every law firm — every business — devotes its time to on a daily basis. Only 2 of them drive you forward toward your goals. The other 2 hold you back to status quo. Do you know what they are? Do you know into which you are investing your effort?
We humans crave the sense of security and stability that comes with knowing where you’re supposed to be and when, and what’s going to happen when you get there. But are all routines positive?
So without further ado, and with apologies to David Letterman, here are the top 10 reasons your law firm needs a business plan.
Last week I had the pleasure of spending 4 days with 9 members and their significant others, out on the boat getting SCUBA certified. It was an absolute blast — and we discovered something.
As I was preparing the boat for a busy week on the water, I got to thinking about SCUBA diving and realized there are a lot of similarities between SCUBA diving and running a business! Here are 4 ways that learning to SCUBA dive can help you dive into profitable change.
The things our members have accomplished in the last 90 days- weight loss, new offices, additions to their homes, etc- are making me really sit down and think about our members and how each of them is a HUMAN BEING.
Are you running your law firm like a business or like a hobby? Can you take a day off without everything falling apart? Can you take a week off? How about a month?
What is your measure of success? Is it the amount of blood, sweat, and tears that you put into your business? Does “hard work” define success for you? Or is it actually the result of all that sweat equity that matters?
There is a fundamental misunderstanding that lots of struggling law firm owners have, and it holds them back greatly. Here’s how to get out of that trap.