High-Performance Legal Entrepreneur

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December 28, 2021 00:31:43
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Empowering Your Business, Your Brand, and Your Staff through Storytelling

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December 07, 2021 00:39:39
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Living Your 10: Habits, Mindset, and Practical Tools to Boost Fulfillment

In this episode, we interview Cory Chadwick, founder of The Mental Gym, a business designed to help you live your 10. Cory ChadwickCory Chadwick is a super proud dad, husband, mental fitness and mindset coach, and founder of The Mental Gym.He founded The Gym because just like we work out our bodies, we need a place to work out our minds.Cory's an unwavering optimist who's passionate about personal growth, living with purpose, and building incredible, meaningful relationships.He says Live Your 10. Because let’s face it, on a scale from 1-10, you’re not here to live a 6 or 7.The Mental GymWe have a gym for our bodies, this is the gym for your mind.The Mental Gym isn’t therapy, it’s mental fitness for people who want to move from good to great.It’s a place to work on yourself and grow, together with like-minded people.We stretch your thinking and help you build the habits, mindset, and practical tools to be the best version of yourself and live your best life.From feeling happier, more fulfilled, and purposeful, to having great, meaningful relationships, to higher performance with less effort (to name a few) – we work on a new concept every week, helping you get a little better every day.It’s your life – on a scale from 1-10 you’re not here to live a 6 or 7. We help you Live Your 10.Connect with Cory on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cory-chadwickAnd learn more about The Mental Gym at www.mentalgymife.comPrevail ...

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November 30, 2021 00:32:52
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Hiring and Retaining the Attorneys Your Firm Needs to Succeed

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November 23, 2021 00:27:27
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The Power of Process: Boosting Consistency and Efficiency in Your Firm

In today's episode, we interview Keith Conrad, Managing Partner of Verbatim DS, a firm focused on helping small law firms operate more effectively and increase profits.Keith ConradKeith spent more than two decades in Washington DC as a Strategic Business Consultant and Transition Specialist in Legal Operations and Legal Technology Evaluation and Implementation. His clients were Am Law 50 law firms and government regulatory agencies. This legal and regulatory experience means that Keith doesn't just know the buzzwords; he understands the business of law. Keith specializes in translating complex legal processes and technology into efficient and highly effective law firm operational strategies. Keith left Washington DC to help smaller firms become more efficient, competitive, and profitable.VerbatimVerbatims' unique business model is at the core of its success. VDS looks at every engagement individually and comes back with a tailored solution.We have created a unique methodology for combining project management, process analysis, staff management, Cloud technology, analytics, reporting, and metrics on every project.For small law firms, this means the ability to gain the benefits of years of experience and training from legal consultants who bring the best skills and expertise to alternative legal operations services.The process has eight distinct phases:- Comprehensive "As Is" analysis- Interim operational recommendations- Transition strategy- Budgeting- Vendor selection- Implementation scheduling- Implementation and vendor management- Post-implementation assessmentsWhat sets Verbatim DS apart is its ability to offer an affordable business transition for small law firms, tailored technology, refocused business processes, targeted marketing, and end-to-end project management. Performance-based fees are our investment in your firm's success. ...

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November 19, 2021 00:44:01
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Cybersecurity for Smaller Law Firms: Ways to Protect your Practice

In today's episode, we interview Tom Lambotte, CEO and Founder of BobaGuard, a turnkey cyber security solution for solo and small law firms.Tom LambotteTom Lambotte is a cybersecurity expert who has been in the tech support industry for over a decade. He founded BobaGuard in 2019, which offers turnkey solutions to solo lawyers and small-to-medium law firms.In addition, Tom is also the CEO and Founder of GlobalMac IT, an established managed service provider specializing in serving lawyers nationwide who use Macs by implementing his Proven Process™.Tom’s mission is to help entrepreneurs grow by leveraging technology. He has taken it upon himself to be a hero to lawyers running solo, small and mid-size law firms, at the intersection of technology adoption, efficiency, and security. BobaGuard was born out of a passion to make the latest cybersecurity solutions accessible and affordable to ALL, not just BigLaw.Tom is the author of the American Bar Association’s "Macs in Law" and has been widely published by legal industry online and print publications. He also authored Hassle-Free Mac IT Support for Law Firms and Legal Boost: Big Profits Through an IT Transformation. Tom's weekly blog, Stupid Simple Security Tips, provides actionable and simplified strategies to protect solo and small-to-mid-size lawyers from getting hacked.He lights up a room with his contagious charm and love for all things family. He may be the proud dad of four sweet kids (and two cute French Bulldog puppies) and husband to his fantastic wife, but he lives an adventurous lifestyle as well! Every day brings new adventures in Cleveland, Ohio, where you can find this active family man ...

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November 09, 2021 00:47:38
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Lead, Manage, Retain, and Hold your Team Accountable: How To Revolutionize Your Firm

In today’s episode, we interview Michael Erath, Founder of Next Level Growth, a firm of business guides who help businesses systemize and scale. Michael ErathIn the first 15 years of his career, Michael took over an $8MM family manufacturing business which he grew to $45MM in revenue with over 200 employees during his 15 years as President & CEO.Being tied closely to the housing market and due to a significant betrayal from a business partner who eventually served prison time for embezzlement and fraud, during the financial collapse of 2009 Michael lost it all.Late in 2010, Michael leveraged all that he had and started a new business. It was during the startup of his new business that Michael was introduced to the book Traction®. In Traction, Michael found many of the same tools he had implemented in the past, but this time as part of a more holistic system that filled in many of the missing gaps he experienced when he had tried the “do-it-yourself” route earlier in his career.Shortly thereafter, Michael began implementing EOS® as the basic foundation in his new business. With EOS® as the foundation, Michael then used his past experience with other systems to plug the holes that exist in EOS, layering on strategy and cash management tools from Scaling Up; recruiting and hiring A-Player playbooks from Topgrading; and other advanced business tools he had learned over his career and from his time in YPO. This customized approach allowed him to grow the business rapidly and in 2015 make the Inc. 5000. Running the business on a complete and custom-tailored system gave Michael the entrepreneurial freedom to eventually ...

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