Faculty Announcement – Kevin Camden

Kevin P. Camden will teach the course “Labor Law” at Solo Practice University®. Kevin is currently employed with Teamsters Local 700 in Chicago, representing over 11,000 public sector employees. Kevin’s practice includes day-to-day responsibility for the Cook County Corrections bargaining unit, composed of 3,200 correctional officers. In that capacity, he bargains the contract, handles grievances […]

Be the Boss to Yourself You Wished You Had While Working For Someone Else

This post was written by Chelsea Callanan. Chelsea Callanan is an attorney and Co-Creator at Happy Go Legal. Happy Go Legal is a new resource for law students and lawyers seeking work-life balance, lifestyle design, and career coaching support. Through its blog, one-on-one coaching sessions, firm trainings, law school seminars, and other educational resources, Chelsea […]

When Is The Last Time You Wore Your Client’s Shoes?

I periodically like to run a year-to-year comparison on five non-negotiable household expenses in order to finesse the household budget. While I expected to be unhappy at the increase in my day-to-day expenses, I didn’t expect to be slack-jawed when I looked at the last ten years. Expense 2001 2011 %Increase Home Heating Oil $1,000 […]

Top 10 Mistakes Speakers Make

For years now I have received a newsletter by Denise Hedges and Barbara Mercer.  I just love the way they write, their topic matter, and the inspiration they provide.  Denise gave me permission to reprint the article on this blog.  I hope you find it worthwhile. Top 10 Mistakes Speakers Make Reprinted with consent from […]

Solos Seeking Health Insurance May Start Catching A Break

One of the biggest issues facing solos has been the high cost of health care.   Unless they have a spouse who carries them on their employer-sponsored plan (known as a family plan), purchasing health insurance is, in many cases, cost-prohibitive.  It’s also a reason many people go without health insurance.  Purchasing health insurance is also […]

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 […]