When It’s Time to Finally Fire Your Client

Have you ever had that awkward feeling? You know, you set out a strategy to build a client's business, develop a plan and a budget, and it starts working as planned, and you feel so good - proud even? Then you notice these little cracks in the foundation. You start to see things that are part [...]

4 Secrets to Successful New Year’s Resolutions

For a very long time, I have witnessed friends and family members commit to New Year's Resolutions. And here's what happens..90 percent of the time - NOTHING! So I'm going to share 4 secrets to successful New Year's Resolutions. We are creatures of habit. Time is needed to do our job, manage our family life, engage [...]

Backup. Never easier or more important.

Friday Fall Musings | 10-7-16 | Regular backup  for your PC  is greatly ignored and extremely necessary even with cloud deployed. And if you are in a small or solo business, you don't have the IT police patrolling to keep you on your toes. Backup. It doesn't seem to matter how many times we hear it. Though in [...]

Life. It’s all just Marketing….

A Friday afternoon Summer Musing.... Summary: Marketing has become a non-stop process in a world of 24-hour cable channels, mobile devices and smart phones. I confess to having a bit of a dual persona, having spent my work life in both sales and marketing careers. I thought I’d take a look back, share a little personal history, [...]

Discounts for legal work? How did this happen?

Summary: There's more than pure technology to help drive costs out of legal work. Here are a couple I have recently studied and feel confident they work: There was a time, not so long ago. Law firm clients, especially those on retainers or simply long-term relationships, submitted bills for their time doing legal work. There would [...]