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How to Handle a Bully at Work

By | Apr.06.15 | 2 Comments

Unfortunately, bullying seems never to go out of style. If you find you are being bullied in the workplace, you’ll find help at hand in this “how to” from the Attorney at Work Archives. Yes, a law …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Conventional Wisdom Be Damned!

By | Mar.13.15 | No Comments

This Friday, let’s clear the decks and lay down some fresh thinking. You know, the kind that changes up the way you do things, results in better service to your clients, makes people in the …Continue reading »


Innovation

Four Steps to Surviving the New Normal

By | Mar.02.15 | No Comments

It gets to be a bit much, all the chatter about the legal profession changing at the speed of light. Even if it is transforming into something quite great — I know, maybe it is …Continue reading »


Mental Health

Do Yourself a Favor

By | Jan.29.15 | 1 Comment

Do you ever feel like everything you do is for someone else — be it clients, colleagues, staff, family members, the kid at the door selling candy bars to fund his class trip — when, truth …Continue reading »


merry marketing marathon

How to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

By | Dec.30.14 | No Comments

Let’s say you’ve been invited to speak at the annual meeting of a group of not-for-profits next month. Specifically, they want to know what, if anything, they should be worrying about relative to your specialty …Continue reading »


Lawyer Marketing Quick-Start Steps

By | Nov.07.14 | No Comments

Sometimes it seems the only business problem you really have is knowing how to get more clients. Sure, people talk about marketing plans, but exactly what plans should you be making? What’s working for others? …Continue reading »


2014 InnovAction Award Winners Announced

By | Oct.23.14 | No Comments

InnovAction Awards were presented to law firm Higgs & Sons and the Legal OnRamp Fellowship at last week’s 2014 Futures Conference in Boston. The College of Law Practice Management presents InnovAction Awards to recognize lawyers, …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Questions to Ask a New Client

By | Oct.17.14 | 3 Comments

It’s one of the fundamentals they drummed into you in law school: It is your job to know the answers. That’s why clients seek your help, right? How you prove you are smart, and why …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Things to Add to Your To-Do List

By | Oct.03.14 | No Comments

As if you need any help adding things to your to-do list, right? You are justifiably more interested in removing things — or at least checking them off. But hang on, and I hope you’ll see the …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

By | Sep.19.14 | 1 Comment

Let’s say you’ve been invited to speak at the annual meeting of a group of not-for-profits next month. Specifically, they want to know what, if anything, they should be worrying about relative to your specialty …Continue reading »