Don’t Let Cultural Faux Pas Ruin Client Relationships

Technology has given rise to opportunities to expand legal services businesses globally – all without ever leaving the office. And, as solos know, it is no longer just for Big Law.  Solos and small firms are jumping in with both feet, as they should. Solos and small firms are now dealing with foreigners in nearly […]

How Do You Work With Reporters? With A Little Common Sense and Methodology.

We’ve all been told it is good practice to have a relationship with reporters (and they are increasingly being pushed to scour the universe for content). Therefore, it’s key to your marketing and credibility-building activities to develop these relationships but it’s not always easy.  As much as reporters may want what you have to offer […]

Isn’t It Time to Stop Thinking and Make Your Move?

It seems everyone is talking about transition. The NYSBA dedicated its entire January 2014 Journal to the topic. Jane Pauley, who hosts ‘Life Reimagined TODAY’, was interviewed on the ‘Sunday Morning’ show January 12th about her new book looking at baby boomers in transition. Even Queen Latifah had Kenneth Delmar (great video), an established painter, appear on her […]

How Will Big Data and Open Source Intelligence Impact Representing Your Clients….

…especially criminal lawyers? This post may be slightly off topic but there is so much discussion about Big Data and predictive or quantitative analysis: Big Data—the neologism refers both to the bounty of information and to its analysis—is on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, scientific research, education, insurance, public health, energy policy, and national […]

Reality Check 2014 (Part 2): 10 Ways To Get and Keep Good Clients

In Reality Check Part 1: In 2014 Your Clients Won’t Be Able to Afford Your Services, we discussed the state of your clients’ income and why they won’t necessarily be able to afford your services. But telling you what they can’t afford isn’t going to help your legal business in 2014 and beyond.  We also […]