Email may be good for maintaining a relationship, but it is not good for building one. Both email and texting are fast, convenient and essentially allow nonstop 24/7 communication. The downside is they are easily misinterpreted …Continue reading »
Almost every law firm has issues with collections at one time or another. At the very least, most firms would benefit from making improvements to their collections processes. So let’s take a look at some different …Continue reading »
Enough — Or Too Much?
“How much capital should I have in my firm?” It’s a question I hear frequently from lawyers and business owners. It seems like a simple question, but the answer is rarely simple. The level of capital …Continue reading »
If you ask the head of most any law firm about the compensation for a given employee, you’ll likely hear something like “$15 an hour” or “$50,000 a year.” Of course the dollar figure is correct. …Continue reading »
It’s been four years since the start of the great recession (or “lesser depression”) and business owners are acknowledging that recovery is going to be a long, slow process. With no springboard in sight, some economists are calling …Continue reading »
The Allied Command in World War II spent more than two years preparing for D-Day. When asked about the plan—which resulted in the successful Allied invasion of occupied France—General Dwight D. Eisenhower commented, “The plans …Continue reading »
Every business has to generate cash to survive, whether you run a Fortune 500 company or a shaved ice stand—or a law practice. Most businesses pay expenses well in advance of delivering services and then …Continue reading »