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I don’t collect artwork 🖼️. Aside from the expense 💰, I like things I can easily share with other people…like memes.
And since I joined ProVisors, I’ve been collecting (and sharing) taglines.
A good tagline is a great way to quickly differentiate yourself and make yourself memorable.
While not everyone’s business lends itself to a good tagline and while

One of the occupational hazards ⚠️ we have as professionals is that we like to show how smart we are 🤯. Of course our clients are paying us for our wisdom. But sometimes we jump in too soon.
Giving advice is much more effective if we actually understand the problem before we jump in.  Michael Bungay Stanier, a talented

Marketing works best when you participate in activities that feel authentic. And since it is hard to know where your next client is coming from, for most of us, it is useful to employ a variety of approaches.  In my latest article in the ABA publication GPSolo eReport, I share some thoughts on that subject and how my multimedia strategy

We all learned the Golden Rule in school 🏫 (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you). The Golden Rule is also deeply ingrained in many religious traditions. ✡️🕌⛪☯️🛕
But if you are trying to build your practice or become a more effective leader, try following the Platinum Rule instead.
People have different communication styles. People have

From the ABA Publication, After the Bar.

You passed the bar. You are a big-shot lawyer, and now your firm reveres you for generating billable hours and producing high-quality legal work! After all, that is what they teach you in law school, right? Put in the effort, and you will be rewarded.Certainly, hard work is important. But advancing your career

Is this happening to you? 😲 Honestly, I find the biggest surprise when I meet someone in person for the first time is how tall or short they are. I’m actually surprised at the fact that I’m not MORE surprised.
Nonetheless, it has been great to get back to in-person meetings.
For many of us who are knowledge workers, Zoom

Many lawyers deal with conflict 🥊regularly on the job. But when it comes to managing our professional relationships, we avoid difficult conversations.

There is something to be said for holding your tongue 🤐 in some situations. But letting issues pile up and hoping they will go away is often a poor communication strategy (that is also true in our personal