I’ve coached several lawyers this year whose focus in our coaching sessions is broader than just client development. They’ve been interested on the intersection of their career and their life as fathers and mothers.

I shared a blog about our daughter Jill that I posted four years ago and since many of you were not

I have written about it many times. Client development activities start with a Business Plan. I guess what surprises me is when I learn how few lawyers have one that is valuable.

Why should you prepare one?

Time is a lawyer’s most important asset and you must use your time wisely. Preparing a business plan

I have set goals since childhood. When I was young, I set goals related to my sports activities, such as free throw percentage in basketball, strike outs and earned run average in baseball, and average yards per carry in football.

When I started law school, my goal was to finish in the top five of

Are you finding setting goals a challenge? If so, you are not alone.  I have 10 tips I hope will help you.

  1. Start broadly and work to specific goals.  
  2. Think of your major definite purpose (what you want to accomplish), understand why accomplishing it is important (why), and your core values (how you want to