Mike Schmidt is a Labor and Employment lawyer with Cozen O’ Connor in their New York office. I worked with Mike in 2009-2010 and one of the ideas we discussed was starting a blog. I told Mike there were many labor and employment blogs and he should strive to find ways to make his remarkable.
For many attorneys, blogging is like eating vegetables….we know they are really good for us, but we just can’t seem to get all worked up about them.
Although this was not my first time attending NLADA, one aspect of this year’s discussions hit me harder than it had in years past. While it could be the session I attended, it seemed that amongst the many innovative workshops a growing number focused on data and statistics.
Recently I was at a client coaching meeting with a very savvy rainmaker who, prior to his return to the law firm side, had been a GC for 15 years.
Do you have a presentation coming up? If so, I invite you to search for the several blog posts I have done over the last several months on how to make presentations valuable to an audience.
A few weeks ago, Ed competed in the cycling events at the Senior Olympics. Today, Ed reflects on how that experience relates to his professional life and the Business of Law.
The American Heritage College Dictionary defines the following two terms: Risk (n): The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger. Management (n): The act, manner or practice of managing; handling, supervision or control.
One of the biggest excuses I hear about why attorneys are not performing Rainmaking Activities is because they “don’t have the time.” Just a quick mathematics lesson in time management for attorneys: