Can you believe it? Today is the first day of the last quarter of the year! Why is it when we were kids the time between September and June felt interminable, yet as an adult you wake up and all of a sudden it’s October 1st?
Law firm mergers have continued this year and are approaching last year’s record. For law firms, any number of motivations can lead to merger, but the common denominator is the perception that merger serves the greater good.
Social networks combined with blogs represent opportunities we’ve never had before to network and collaborate. The fact that the networks with huge numbers of people can create a lot of noise ought not prevent us from worthwhile engagement — if we create our own communities on these networks.
We’ve been full of networking tips here at Zen lately with the ILN’s European Regional Meeting happening last week. It’s only fitting that I sum that up with some post-conference networking suggestions on this week’s Two for Tuesdays!
We talk about quality legal services all the time. Yet, we never talk about quality. Within the legal industry, we have no common definition of quality.
When I ask what a law firm and a taco joint have in common, it is not intended to be another one of those lame lawyer jokes.
“Because of the hugely influential role that the Fortune 500 companies play in the business world, studying their adoption and use of social media blogs offers important insights into the future of commerce. These corporations provide a look at emergent social media trends among America’s most successful companies.”
I worked with a new client today and we embarked on a journey to figure out what she needs to do to leave her job and start her own firm.