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Do you have imposter syndrome?

Do you have imposter syndrome?

Do you have Imposter Syndrome? Imposter Syndrome is a belief that we are not good enough, accomplished enough, or smart enough and any minute now, we will be exposed as a fraud or imposter and become the laughingstock. Or worse. Many people struggle with this...

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Do you need better ‘systems’?

Do you need better ‘systems’?

Does this sound familiar?“I need systems!”I hear that at least once or twice a week—much more if you count what I read on social media—from solo lawyers trying to grow their law practices while keeping their sanity.But when I ask: “What do you mean by ‘systems?’” the...

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What will you choose?

What will you choose?

Over dinner last night with a dear friend (a fellow attorney), we discussed our careers, and she shared with me the moment she fell out of love with hers. She’d been an adoption lawyer for decades.“I remember working at my dining room table while I bounced my own...

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How focusing on your expenses is killing your business

How focusing on your expenses is killing your business

So I’ve got a beef with Profit First. For the uninitiated, Profit First is a book written by Mike Michalowicz, and his basic theory is that all businesses can and should be profitable from the jump.The secret sauce for this is his method of allocating your income, as...

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Are you a planner or a procrastinator?

Are you a planner or a procrastinator?

 January is planning season. Business owners, in particular, love to use this time to reflect on the past year, evaluate our losses, celebrate our wins, and plan how we are going to do it all differently in the coming year.I love planning. In fact, it is a key...

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Can law firm owners truly ‘have it all?’

Can law firm owners truly ‘have it all?’

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the phrase "have it all?”What emotions come to the surface?When I think about the term "have it all" I have mixed feelings. On the one hand, it feels restrictive because there is a strong undertone that...

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