Month: January 2014

Fear and Starting a Law Firm

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one. Elbert Hubbard If you couldn’t tell, I’ve started a little something here. Every day I’m going to put out a little quote and then talk about how it affects my life. Maybe, if it resonates with you, it will affect you too. Everyone Experiences Fear Did you know that fear actually goes back to ancient times? We had to be afraid and on the lookout constantly just to stay alive. Lions don’t generally give you second chances. That fear was great then, but over time it’s been ingrained in our genes. To survive in the past we needed to be drawn to the safe, to the secure, to the known quantity. But in today’s world that will get you mediocrity at best. Embrace Fear when Marketing Your Law Firm Whenever I start something new or go for something bigger I feel immense […]

Overcoming Obstacles

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford – Starting, running, and marketing a successful law firm is not easy. If it was everyone would open their law firm and immediately become rich. But it is possible. The difference between the successful and the barely getting by is in the way they view obstacles. As the quote implies, the successful don’t allow obstacles to distract them from the big picture, from the ultimate goal.
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