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The Friday Five

Heads Up: All Headshots Are Not Created Equal

By | Jul.11.14 | 1 Comment

An earlier post talked about the importance of getting a professional headshot as a smart way to introduce yourself online and establish your brand. But do you know what potential clients are looking for in a …Continue reading »


Marketing Online

Need a Headshot? Ditch the Selfie, Spring for the Pro

By | Jun.24.14 | 3 Comments

Here’s the reality of the digital age: You are your brand. Not just your work, not just your reputation, not just your resume. What you look like and how you present yourself online has become …Continue reading »


Communicating

Reading People: A Body Language Translator

By | Jan.09.14 | No Comments

Are you sending mixed messages by saying one thing and doing another? Can you tell when people are trustworthy, bored, anxious or interested by the way they sit or how they look at you? So …Continue reading »


Communicating

Courting Insight: Body Language on Trial

By | Dec.12.13 | No Comments

The most brilliant trial attorneys seem to have a natural instinct for reading people, knowing intuitively what a nod from a juror or glance from a judge implies. For the rest of us, there’s this …Continue reading »


Communicating

Putting Clients at Ease: Body Language 101

By | Nov.04.13 | 1 Comment

Mae West once claimed, “I speak two languages, Body and English.” Double entendre aside, she had a point. Fluency in both speaking and understanding body language can take you far — both in your law …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Books to Get Your Clock Ticking

By | Sep.06.13 | 1 Comment

Yes, we know, you live and die by the clock, and you’re already pretty savvy about time management. That said, a tune-up never hurts. Especially when getting the most out of every chunk of time may make the …Continue reading »


GET HAPPY!

Build a Stress Safety Net Into Your Law Practice

By | Jul.03.13 | 1 Comment

Our new download, A Matter of Time: Time Management & Productivity Tips for Lawyers, is popping with advice on legal project management, timekeeping, writer’s block, email overload and so much more. In one of our favorite …Continue reading »


Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: Is It Depression?

By | Sep.24.12 | 1 Comment

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble it is worse, for both your friend and the firm, to avoid the issue. …Continue reading »


Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: If You Suspect Substance Abuse

By | Sep.12.12 | 2 Comments

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble—experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol or spiraling into a seemingly intractable depression, for example—it …Continue reading »


When You Need a Do-Over

By | May.21.12 | No Comments

Uh-oh. You’re at the start of a meeting or a client presentation and it takes a sharp left turn. Perhaps you misjudged your audience or suddenly you realize you are horrifyingly off topic. Or, more …Continue reading »