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Tuesday Tips: Communicating Bad News

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Lawyers like to win, but, they also know, that client satisfaction and peace of mind are far more important than winning. This is particularly true, as, although lawyers cannot win every case, they can always show interest, alternatives and provide strategies for client retention. As the legal industry uses word of mouth as the most powerful marketing tool, a devastated client is the worst kind of publicity.

Tech Motivation: Easy Tips For Learning Technology Fast

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As an on-demand attorney, there are many things to think about when making a lateral move. Not all firms are the same; and while all firms use some sort of technology, some are more advanced than others. Starting a job at a new firm is hard enough without the need to learn new technology tools at the same time. How do laterals get up to speed and learn the required technology tools quickly?

Law Firm Management: Dealing With Boundary Busters

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At every firm, there is that one person who simply doesn't get it - they go so far over the line, they no longer see the line. Putting the right kinds of rules in place can help things run smoother and improve the culture, generally. But sometimes those boundary busters break through to the point that everyone feels uncomfortable.

Attorney Job Search: Success Myths Hurting Your Career

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In a society that lauds successful people, most lawyers want to count themselves as part of the accomplished. But in that race to the top, there are a few success myths that can be hurting your successful legal career. There is a lot of hurt in the world, your career path should not be one of them! Here are a few of those myths you need to let go this Valentine's Day

Attorney Wellness: Compartmentalize and Reduce Anxiety

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To compartmentalize is to divide into sections or parts. When people talk about compartmentalizing, they often make negative associations. However, the ability to compartmentalize is a key emotional and psychological tool that helps attorneys succeed at work and in their personal lives.

Staying In The Driver’s Seat Of Your Life

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Getting the most out of your job and your career requires you to remain firmly in the driver’s seat of your life. The longer you feel out of control, the more likely you will be tempted to take a detour from your plan: take a job you really don’t want or take on more responsibility that detracts you from your dream. Do not make these types of mistakes.

Thursday Thoughts: How Do You Decide Which Job To Take?

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If you’ve got more than one job offer on the table not only are you extremely lucky, you also have a tough decision to make. There are many things to consider, work/life balance, salary, time... Here are a few tips on how you can effectively decide which job offer is best for you.

Attorney Wellness: Battling Addiction

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If you are an attorney battling addiction, you’re not alone. Many attorneys get their start while in law school, trying to stay awake and focused, addiction can quickly become the way you live. The good news is that you can get help. Many lawyers are in recovery because of the help they’ve received from an addiction counselor.