Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great German literary figure once said, “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” In other words, you’ve got to keep your priorities straight! In fact, results from recent surveys indicates that law firms have certain key priorities for 2018. Here is a […]
Being a mother to four children while starting my law firm, launching a blog, and staying politically involved in my community requires time management. However, sometimes time runs out and the just tasks keep piling up. This is where “personal assistants” come into play.
Looking for new ways to increase workplace productivity and efficiency as well as employee satisfaction? Well, an effective internal communications strategy puts everyone on the same page, working towards the same goal. The result? Less confusion and a more cohesive, efficient workforce.
Rainmaking in the law requires you to project a certain savvy in a public-facing way. Whether it’s writing articles, making appearances and giving speeches, building your reputation in the community, or being strategic about lunches, dinners, galas, and other social events that will yield you the right clients, it requires talent in subtly delivering […]
The paradigm for work teams has changed. Co-workers don’t necessarily sit in offices right next to each other. In fact, they might not even be in the same state—many teams work across the country and sometimes, the globe. This distribution of the labor forces has significant benefits but also raises new challenges. Specifically, ensuring productivity […]
2017 is in the bag, folks! Let’s pat ourselves on the back for a job well done. Round of applause and pop the champagne. It’s time get ready for a brand-spanking-new 2018. We at Rocket Matter are big planners, and here’s how we suggest you achieve greatness in the new year. 1. Have an […]
Everyone needs some extended R&R during the holidays, especially lawyers. The holidays are a great time to recharge and reconnect with friends and family, but it’s best to prepare your firm and your clients for your extended absence. Follow these six tips and you’ll be sure to have a stress-free holiday, even after you return […]
Picture this: You have a great, seemingly hardworking associate. However, at every review, he or she seems to be falling short on their billable hours target. The person is coming in early, working late, and even putting in time on weekends, but still can’t seem to bill enough to keep on staff. If this is happening at your […]
On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port interviews Jeff Shavitz, the CEO and founder of LexCharge legal payment processing. Jeff talks about how he became an entrepreneur and divulges his unique mindset for taking your business to the next level. Jeff also talks about his involvement with YPO (Young […]
Solo attorneys often come to the point in their practice when they ask themselves: Should I hire an associate? If you’ve never hired one, you’re missing out on opportunities to grow your firm. However, it’s critical that you ensure you get the most out of the associates you hire. Here’s how: Determine what you really need. Before you start […]