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Starting the Conversation at Networking Events

Date April 30, 2018 Comment Comments Off on Starting the Conversation at Networking Events

Starting the Conversation at Networking Events

pmcLast Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending a great panel discussion on diversity and inclusion (sponsored by the Association of Employment Professionals.)    The program included ample time to network so I made sure to get there extra early.  Shortly after my arrival, I ran into Neal Fay, a recruiter I see at a lot of recruiting functions.

Neal is the consummate networker.  He is personable, shows genuine interest in talking to you and always has something he is ready to discuss.  He clearly buys into the networking rule that I have written about: Be Interested; Be Interesting. Read more…

New York, New York

Date April 16, 2018 Comment Comments Off on New York, New York

New York, New York

new-yorkNetworking is a great tool for business development.  If you are a lawyer in private practice, building solid referral relationships is the best way to grow your business and networking is a great tool to accomplish this.

One way to increase your networking effectiveness is to find common ground with the other professionals you meet. Read more…

Success Strategies for Women in Law

Date April 16, 2018 Comment Comments Off on Success Strategies for Women in Law

Success Strategies for Women in Law

laurn_rikleenIn my latest podcast, I speak with Lauren Stiller Rikleen. Lauren is a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce.  She shares some great advice for women who are looking to advance in the practice of law.  Her wisdom is also very relevant to men.

Counsel to Counsel Named One of Top 40 Legal Marketing Blogs

Date April 5, 2018 Comment Comments Off on Counsel to Counsel Named One of Top 40 Legal Marketing Blogs

Counsel to Counsel Named One of Top 40 Legal Marketing Blogs

legal_marketing_1000pxHonored to announce that Counsel to Counsel has been named one of the Top 40 Legal Marketing Blogs.

Who’s Your Unicorn?

Date April 2, 2018 Comment Comments Off on Who’s Your Unicorn?

Who’s Your Unicorn?

unicornWhen it comes to receiving gifts, I freely admit that I’m a tough customer.  There aren’t that many things that I want.  And when I do want something, I’m usually pretty picky.  But this past December, my colleague, Amy Levine, found me the perfect gift.  It didn’t cost a lot; but it was truly appreciated and it has been sitting on my desk ever since.

The gift was a small rubber unicorn which now serves as a daily inspiration for me. Read more…

Going Solo With Matt Yospin

Date April 1, 2018 Comment Comments Off on Going Solo With Matt Yospin

Thinking about starting a solo practice? That’s what Matt Yospin did six years ago after spending his first two years at a large Boston firm. He has some great advice for anyone thinking about doing the same. See show notes for a lot more resources on starting a law practice.