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Nothing is ever as it seems

This week’s guest blogger is my friend the accomplished writer, Linda Angér, Founder and President of The Write Concept. When I think of Linda, the words tenacity, perseverance, and resilience come to mind. This is a recent blog post representative of what you can expect to see in the book she is currently penning on the Joy of Adversity.

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Adapt or Perish!

I continue to be inspired by attorneys and other professionals who make critical changes within their practice or business model, because times are changing and they are responding to the needs of their clients today, rather than continuing to do things the way they used to in the “good old days.” Conversely, I am compassionately concerned about those professionals who resist the necessary changes required to keep up with today’s technology, client demands, time management tools, social media strategies, relationship building tactics, etc.

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It doesn’t have to be hard

I always enjoy catching up with my business contacts and referral partners over coffee or lunch. I’ve observed that the ones who are excited, growing, and discovering new possibilities are the ones who have carved out a unique niche that they are passionate about. While they are putting forth effort, it doesn’t FEEL like work to them.

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Are you creating raving fans for your practice?

It always surprises me when I encounter a lack of integrity. I’m not talking about the blatant kind where someone exhibits a complete lack of judgment or morals, but the “innocent” kind where a well meaning professional claims they’ll do something and then “forgets” or “gets busy” and never gets around to it. It’s the little things that make a good first impression and a positive lasting impression:

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Six Questions: A Leadership Chat Between Lori Williams and Preston True

Recently I was asked by my good friend, Preston True, to appear on his internet radio show known as “Everyday Leader”. Preston is a business coach for IT professionals and he helps them get paid what they are really worth by improving their leadership, management, and communication skills. IT Professionals, much like attorneys, have a very specialized skill set which makes them great at the service they provide, but not naturally successful business owners or sales professionals.

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