Archives for August 2014

Why Being a General Practitioner as An Attorney is a Dead End (and an Ethical Nightmare)

I’ve said it before; you can no longer be a generalist as an attorney. The way the laws changes on an almost daily basis, keeping up with every area of law is almost impossible.  It can also be an ethical nightmare for you since ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 on Competence says: A […]

Three Huge Rainmaking Habits To Develop

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle     In Rainmaking Recommendation 101, I wrote about building a Rainmaking Habit.  A habit is something we repeatedly do without the conscious knowledge of having to do them.  Anything, good or bad, can become a habit. There are […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #101: The Rainmaking Habit

Recently, I have been trying to develop some habits which will have a positive effect on my life. One of them may seem a bit silly:  Make my bed every day. This is a task that has always eluded me since I was a child when my mother, who was a bit OCD, would insist […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #100: Back to Basics

Wow!  100 Rainmaking Recommendations!   Thank you for being a part of this journey and here’s to many more. But for now, let’s get back to basics.  This is just something to think about.  In the next few months there will be many more blogs on how to use various marketing and rainmaking tactics to grow […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #99: Forget “Time Management”

I hate the term “Time Management”! I may have said that before, but it’s true. There are only 24 hours a day – if you can “manage” to turn that into more then you are a magician. Instead, I’d rather have you think “Productivity Management”. Are you using your time as efficiently as you can?  […]