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As the end of summer arrives and the buzz of football season begins, I thought I’d dust off this interview from last year. Go Seahawks! This interview was originally published February 12, 2013. Over the past year, I’ve written a series of articles featuring lawyers who found success outside the legal profession– or at least outside the traditional… Read more »
I don’t typically post videos, but this short is worth a watch. It’s a two minute video by Ira Glass. He discusses a concept called the “gap” which many of us have faced at one time or another in our careers. It’s great perspective for entrepreneurs or anyone just getting started in a new field… Read more »
Full Disclosure: I only made it to the first day of #LegalTechSW, but tuned into Twitter (#LegalTechSW) thereafter. Here’s a recap of today’s pitches, in the order they presented ======================== (UPDATED 4:13PM: Winner is #CloudL) #legaltechsw and the first price goes to #CloudL Congrats! — Pieter Gunst (@DigitalLawyer) August 17, 2014 ============================================== The room is… Read more »
First, here are two things I won’t pitch: (1) A Business to consumer (B2C) solution; and (2) A legal referral network. What I will be pitching is a business to business (B2B) solution. Before I tell you what, let me tell you why (and why not B2C). Business to consumer is hard! Ask LegalZoom and… Read more »
A few days ago I posted here about how Kaplan, Inc. never secured the @Kaplan twitter handle. Apparently, Kaplan, Inc. (@KaplanLSATPrep) had never even contacted @Kaplan… until last night.
As we know, it’s always a good idea to secure URL’s and social media handles that consumers will likely associate with your brand. We remember what happened when Netflix dropped the ball with its launch of Qwikster (article). I always felt pretty fortunate to have locked down @lawinsider, lawinsider.com and thelawinsider.com without too much trouble– then again, I built… Read more »
Okay readers, it’s time for me to make my annual ask. I need your nomination for the 2014 ABA Blawg 100. The nomination deadline is August 8th at 5 p.m. ET. I’d really appreciate your support. Take 5 minutes to nominate this blog here>> If you enjoy this blog and its online community, I ask that you please take 5 minutes… Read more »
If you could make just one hire to grow your business, who would it be? I don’t know about you, but for my money, I’d take a Rainmaker. Every time. A Rainmaker gets you clients. He gets you better clients, bigger clients, and better paying clients. Clients you didn’t think you could ever get. But… Read more »
Training—employers require it for all sorts of reasons. In many cases, training can be a legal requirement. Take workplace harassment training, for instance. The tradeoff here is reciprocal: Employees who engage in legally-mandated training designed to help prevent harassment in the workplace are probably less likely to harass a coworker. The payoff is measured in… Read more »