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This one tweak will solve 95% of your collection issues

This one tweak will solve 95% of your collection issues

Just this week, I read in yet another Facebook thread yet another attorney complaining about a client not paying his or her bill. Apparently, her client was complaining that the attorney’s bill was too high. And the attorney was (understandably) upset, ready to throw...

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When to pay for it

When to pay for it

I’m a huge advocate of content marketing—that is, using social media, email, the Internet and other resources to push out content you’ve created and position yourself as an authority in your field to a target audience of prospective clients and referral sources. In...

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15 minutes of courage

15 minutes of courage

Recently, a client asked me how I overcame one of the worst periods of my life more than a decade ago, when I battled anxiety and depression so severe that, some days, it took all my energy to get out of bed. At times, leaving the house and interacting with people...

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‘Information Overwhelm’ is Costing You Your Sanity and Money

‘Information Overwhelm’ is Costing You Your Sanity and Money

Have you ever had an experience like this? You are working on a big trial or project. So many people are in and out of your office, you might as well install a revolving door. The phone is ringing. Email is pinging. Clients are calling—some are bitching, some are...

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What trumps ‘know, like, trust?’

What trumps ‘know, like, trust?’

I’m sure you’ve heard it more than once: clients hire people they “know, like and trust.” What if I told you, though, that there’s a “know, like, trust” trump card? And when your competition throws this baby down, all bets are off. Can you guess what it is? Would you...

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Why Plans Fail

Why Plans Fail

How many times have you blocked off time and spent the day creating a plan, sure this time you would achieve your highest goals with total ease, because your plan was awesome, only to realize a few months later you were completely off track? What happened to that plan...

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Do you need to work harder?

Do you need to work harder?

Most women business owners I know do not need to work harder. In fact, quite the opposite.Yet, many seem to think if they can just bill a few more hours a day, or spend a few more minutes with their kids, or squeeze in one more volunteer event, then maybe they’ll...

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Do you prefer chaos or clarity?

Do you prefer chaos or clarity?

Do you prefer chaos or clarity in your practice?At first blush, it may seem like a simple question with a no-brainer answer. After all, who doesn’t prefer clarity over chaos?And, yet, if we are still choosing to do everything in our business without:Confidence in our...

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