Are You Suffering From Brain Drain?

This vintage post from Men with Pens addresses a very big issue solo practitioners face; too many things to do, not enough time. The end result, lost time, brain drain and at a significant cost to your business and personal life: Seven Ways to Battle Productivity Brain Drain Too many ideas at once dig into […]

The Value of Mastermind Groups For The Solo Practitioner

Business, as in life, revolves around the relationships we cultivate. The give and take we enjoy. If we choose our relationships with great care, nurture and cultivate them, then these relationships have the ability to impact our professional and personal future and can profoundly determine the course of our professional lives. It’s also said that […]

The Power of Group Referrals

In marketing most already understand the incredible value and power there is in getting a referral from someone who knows you and trusts you versus a cold call from a stand alone advertisement such as the yellow pages or a TV ad.  Marketing professionals encourage you to cultivate the people who already have some type of relationship with […]

The BS-Free Zone: Are You Worth $192.30 A Week…Before Taxes?

Has the legal market become so bad that lawyers are actually considering taking a ‘full-time associates’ position which pays $192.30 a week….before taxes? I once heard someone say that most people are not afraid of failure so much as they are afraid of success.  At first blush I’m sure many of you are shaking your head […]

Without Trust You Have Nothing

This post was written by Barbara Mencer and has been reprinted with permission. Barbara Mencer is the Founder of the Business Breakthrough Institute. Over the past 25 years, Barbara has served as a strategic director of business development and marketing in professional service companies. She has served as a consultant, coach, and trainer to non-profit […]

Using QR Codes In Your Practice

QR codes are all the rage. More than 20 million mobile phone users used QR codes in the last quarter of 2011.  And mobile user searches on the internet have been growing exponentially. QR Code is Quick Response Code – a bar code which can bring you to a designated internet location or QR Codes can be programmed […]