What can I say? I live and breathe this stuff! Have been for more than ten years now. You know how every family has a "topic" they talk about all the time? For some it's politics. For others it's sports. In my family The Topic was our various family business successes and yes, the failures too. I can remember asking what "accounts receivable" meant when I was like 10 years old.
Did that screw me up as a kid? Well, I never went to school carrying a briefcase or anything but I did grow up with an appreciation for the importance of managing and marketing a business. And especially with a keen appreciation for the fact that while the owner has to be willing to be the chief and the cook and even the head dishwasher if necessary. In point of fact though, if you're running your business right it's supposed to work for us, not the other way around.
So why didn't they teach us any of this back in law school?
So why aren't there any decent CLE programs on this? I'll get back on that soap box some other time. But meanwhile here's a short video that is PACKED with law practice management advice that too many lawyers than I can count WISH they had followed. Don't be one of them. It's all here for you:
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