Category Archives: General

Words Do Matter

{3:54 minutes to read} In interpreting legal documents, the words actually matter. A well-trained attorney is best suited to understand and explain to a lay person the implications of the presence or absence of certain words. I often feel like … Continue reading

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Want Your Work to Feel Like Play?

{3:30 minutes to read} Recently, a number of people have asked us, “Where do you get the majority of your referrals?” This is a difficult question to answer. However, relationship building is the key to having a successful solo practice. … Continue reading

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Happiness Is a Choice!

{3:48 minutes to read} In May’s blog article, we introduced hypothetical characters, Mary and Barney, to demonstrate how differences in the work ethic of various employees can impact one’s professional and personal levels of satisfaction. As a reminder, Mary, a … Continue reading

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FEAR! — How To Face It Head-On and Turn It Into a Positive

{4:06 minutes to read} In May’s blog post , I discussed the value of taking a few long and slow breaths before embarking on any daunting task. I have an irrational fear of heights. I discovered this 25 years ago whilst … Continue reading

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Setting Boundaries and Sticking to Them

{3:36 minutes to read} When you do good work, the reward (curse) is MORE WORK! Let’s say you are the BOSS…You’re looking to staff an important project. You see someone not so motivated (Barney), then you see someone who will … Continue reading

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Controlling the Punch of BIG DATA

{3:54 minutes to read} Contrary to popular belief, the collection and use of BIG DATA didn’t begin with the advent of the Information Age. According to Edwin Black, an investigative journalist, author, and the son of Holocaust survivors, the use … Continue reading

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Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

{3:03 minutes to read} Attention entrepreneurs and service providers: In January’s blog post, I asked whether you’ve set your 2016 business resolutions. This month, I’ve been thinking about practical tools for overcoming momentum and how to effectuate actual change. People … Continue reading

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Have You Made Your 2016 Business Resolutions?

{3:42 minutes to read} Happy New Year! January is a good time for businesses to look under the hood and kick the tires. The beginning of the new year provides an excellent opportunity to: Evaluate what marketing practices are working … Continue reading

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Are You a “Rezooming” Attorney?

An interview: by Aimee B. Davis, of Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Principal of Hamilton Law & Mediation {3:48 minutes to read} The legal blogging community is gaining momentum. Not only do I blog about my personal experiences as a solo attorney, … Continue reading

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Are You Looking to Use Crowdfunding? Consult with Your Lawyer First.

{3.30 minutes to read} “Crowdfunding” is a popular term bandied about these days. Love it or hate it, it’s a term with lots of different meanings to a corporate lawyer. Businesses’ use of these relatively new online investments and financing … Continue reading

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