Our Law Firms Capable of Driving Innovation?

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Law firms are creatures of habit. The successful firms that have been around for a long time have figured out a model that allows them to handle a large volume of legal work at a very profitable hourly rate. But what if things change in the future? Are they prepared to evolve? A bigger question Read the full article…

Where LinkedIn Accounts Go To Die

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This morning my friend Michelle Golden posted the story about an individual named Heather Bussing that deleted her LinkedIn account because she disagreed with the terms of services. You can see the entire post here: Why I Killed My LinkedIn Account. The author of the post is not happy with the draconian terms of service or maybe Read the full article…

Ideal Length for Everything: Research Backed

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(3 minutes to read) Let me start out by saying I was wrong — I’ve been wrong about things before. The new research coming out from Buffer.com on this post shows that we may be writing blog posts that aren’t quite long enough: The Ideal Length of Everything Online, Backed by Research Some of the Read the full article…

How much does inefficiency cost your law firm?

Over the last week I had two very unrelated experiences that were big eye openers.  The first happened on a phone call yesterday when I taught a lawyer how to cut and paste information into his bio on LinkedIn. He had been practicing the law and using computers for decades, but didn’t know you could Read the full article…

LinkedIn Makes Finding Alumni Easy

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For years me I’ve been encouraging professionals to connect with alumni from their law schools as well as the universities where they attended undergrad. LinkedIn has now made significant changes to the way they organize alumni that make it easier for you to find old colleagues. The biggest change is that as an alumni of Read the full article…

What is LinkedIn? Not a stupid question

I’ve heard this question from two different highly successful partners at big law firms in the last month. What is LinkedIn? Isn’t it obvious? It’s a collection of professionals networked using a common website where they generate profiles that others can see and share. “So it is basically a site to collect all of your Read the full article…

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