103 – Going to Therapy with Sharon O’Connor

Are you on the fence about seeing a therapist for your mental health? In this week's episode, John interviews therapist Sharon O'Connor about what actually happens in a session, what types of therapy are available, and how the simple power of talking can make a big difference. Learn more about Sharon and her practice at www.integratedtherapiesnc.com, and you can reach Sharon directly at (704) 806-4606 Read More

4 Simple Self-Care Tips for Firm Owners

This article was provided by Gary Mitchell, a lawyer coach since 2005, taking a unique approach with his clients by focusing on the psychological aspect of the way they work. Having coached lawyers from coast to coast spanning numerous practice areas and at all stages in their careers, Gary continues to expand and hone his knowledge of the legal industry with every new client engagement.  For years, self-care in Read More

Mistakes Will Happen, and That’s Okay! Here’s How to Learn and Move On

Being a lawyer can be stressful. You're normally held to a higher standard than most other professions, and making a mistake can be a career-changer—or can it? Although there’s a lot of pressure on lawyers to be perfect, anyone can make a mistake, and doing so doesn’t have to harm your relationship with clients and colleagues. This article outlines how you can learn from your mistakes and use them to become an Read More

Neuroscience Your Way to A Positive Mindset: 5 Strategies for a Positive New Year (All Year!)

This article was provided by Racquel Pankau and the rest of our friends at Abby Connect. Racquel's journey began as one of the first Abby receptionists, the most important role at Abby Connect. After 12 years, Racquel has helped grow the company by performing various roles from IT support to hiring, training, staff development, and culture. Today, she is the Thought Leadership Director as an educational content Read More

Focus on Your Strengths – LFMM 454

We've been taught our whole lives to refine our weaknesses to get them to be as good as our strengths, but why not focus on our strengths and then surround ourselves with a team that compensates for the areas in which we are weak? We discuss on this week's Law Firm Marketing Minute! Read More

Why Is It So Hard to Let Go of Stress?

This article was provided by Paula Oleska, who has helped over eight thousand people in five different countries, both individually and in groups, achieve never-imagined personal and business improvement. She is a neuro-behaviorist with a deep background in the mind-body connection. As a result of her unique background and her studies of the brain-mind-body connection, she created her proprietary system: Radical Read More

Spotlight Branding’s Top 5 Lawyer Coaches/Groups for 2023

If you're looking to grow your firm and live the dream life you envisioned for yourself, one of the best investments you can make is to join a coaching group. These communities are full of like-minded business owners working with an expert who has helped dozens (if not hundreds) of people like you in your same situation. We've had the privilege of working with several great coaches and groups over the years, and Read More

5 Productivity Hacks to Free Up Time in Your Life

Running your own firm is demanding. The incessant queries from clients and colleagues, last-minute changes to a case or a file, and hours spent in court or meetings can all have you wondering if there’s any way to work better.  While having a lot going on at once can be stimulating, getting through it all efficiently can prove to be a major challenge. If you feel like you’re getting nowhere despite the long hours, Read More

7 Delegation Tips Every Firm Owner Must Know

This article was submitted by our friends at Get Staffed Up, a staffing company that provides virtual assistants to law firms and other small businesses to help you free up valuable time and get more done! Many entrepreneurs and business owners believe that work will get done faster, better, and more efficiently if they handle everything themselves. The idea of hiring someone would mean wasting money, time, and Read More

092 – The Psychology of Lawyering with Gary Mitchell

Lawyers' brains are wired in a unique way. They're masters at executing, being down in the weeds and navigating the complex legal world. However, when you're running your own firm, you need to have other strengths that many lawyers don't necessarily possess. Our guest this week, lawyer coach Gary Mitchell, joins us to talk about all the ways you can address those needs and set your firm up for the growth you've Read More