Most people think that our happiness is caused or limited by the circumstances around us. Sure our circumstances are triggers for happiness or unhappiness, but you always have the choice about how you feel in response to what’s going on around you.
Let’s face it. As we have more and more contact information to share, we load up our signatures until the text following our e-mail is ridiculously long and cumbersome. I’ve certainly been guilty of this as are others I know. Or, we don’t use our signatures effectively.
A month ago I received my autographed copy of The Ultimate Guide to Solo and Small Firm Success by Connecticut solo attorney Renee Caggiano Berman. Naturally I was a little excited as she had requested I write the foreword to the book and I agreed after seeing two sample chapters.
It takes hutspah to believe in yourself, your goals, and your ambitions in the face of those who don’t believe in themselves. It’s easy to take the path of least resistance, to cave when facing those wagging fingers warning you of the perils of starting a solo practice.
I don’t know about you but I sometimes live too much in the existing 24 hours and its ups and downs and lose sight of the bigger picture and in doing so lose sight of what really matters.