Running your own law practice or business keeps you pretty busy. It is hard to stay on top of all the paperwork and clutter.
Having a disorganized office will bring you down and slow you down. Here are some tips to an organized your office to bring you joy and maximize efficiency.
Get Rid of Clutter
When you are working in the same place, you get used to your surroundings. Pretend you are a client. Walk into your office with an objective eye and what do you notice? Dusty silk flower arrangements? Outdated magazines? Mismatched furniture? A picture askew? Files everywhere?
Or better yet, have a friend come in and give you their impression of your office. Clearing out unnecessary clutter will give you and your surroundings more breathing room.
What should you do or not do when marketing legal services with video? Nicole Abboud, founder of Abboud Media has been giving us great tips on making an effective video for your law practice.
She helps attorneys develop their brand and grow their practice. In today’s post, Nicole shares the do’s and don’ts for marketing legal services with video.
Does a solopreneur need a business plan? Benjamin Franklin said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” This is especially true when starting a business.
Going through the exercise of writing a business plan will focus you on your talents, strengths and weaknesses, and identify where you may need help with the launch of your business.
Additionally, you will need a business plan if you want a loan. Most startups, start small and self-finance the costs of setting up. However, if you were to ask a bank for a loan, they would want to see your business plan as part of the application process.
Your business plan does not need to be formal but should be organized. There are many books and online resources for writing a business plan. The US Small Business Association (SBA) is a great resource for developing your business plan at www.sba.gov.
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