Student debt can be a significant financial burden for many people, but it is a challenge that can be overcome with the right strategies and mindset. One effective strategy is to create a budget and pay off high-interest loans first while exploring options for loan forgiveness or refinancing. Additionally, seeking resources and support from student loan specialists can provide valuable guidance and assistance in managing student debt.
In this episode, Christie Arkovich joins us to share some valuable tips on how to pay off your student debt, including applying for an IDR waiver, the benefits of paying more than the minimum payment, refinancing your loans, and looking into forgiveness programs.
If you've been struggling with student debt for years — or know someone who has, this episode is for you. You can pay off your debts — you just need the right strategy.
Technology has made many things in the world much easier. Today, almost everyone everywhere uses technology to access information, make processes smoother, and solve problems. Over the years, various industries have adopted tech solutions for data analysis, customer management, and much more. The legal industry has taken its time, but it’s catching up with the early adopters. With the right tools, life can be easier and lawyers can improve the way they run their firms.
Bim Dave has worked in legal technology for over 20 years. In this episode, Bim joins us to talk about how you can benefit from technology in the best way possible. He shares how he and his company, Helm360, provide creative technology solutions that firms can implement to solve unique problems. Bim shows law firms that there is no need to fear technology. Instead, it is something to be embraced and used to improve lives.
If you have a problem you’re struggling with, what you might need is a technology...
It's impossible to understate the impact a law firm website can have on your revenue. Good website design can draw in your clients — but a badly-made one will push them away. But not everyone knows how to put a good law firm website together.
In this episode, Brendan Ruane joins us to discuss the basics of website design and content creation. He talks about the main components your law firm website should have. He also emphasizes why your website's design and content go hand in hand. Brendan then lets us know the best practices to optimize your website's pages for better ranking and user experience.
If you want to revamp your firm's website into a functional yet engaging one, this episode will help you start.
Most professionals, like lawyers, are high-functioning, head-focused people. You'll find them confident with their knowledge and intellect in their expertise. However, as we know, there are different stages in the professional world where we have to perform. Even the pros can experience stage fright — like when making a pitch. To overcome it and maintain a sense of calm, you'd have to engage in deep internal work.
In this episode, high-performance coach and founder of Courageous Artistry, Ingela Onstad, joins us to discuss being calm and finding our confidence. She demonstrates practical techniques for achieving calmness , such as journaling, introspection, or simply recognizing the emotional experiences in our bodies. She shares strategies and exercises in the three essential cognitive, physical, and emotional aspects. Ingela affirms that becoming an effective professional comes down to a holistic process.
This episode will help you become a confident, effective...
Leaving your corporate job and starting your own business might seem like a big challenge. In truth, it's also a huge opportunity. However, starting a business takes time to create wealth. It's a journey filled with setbacks and failures you inevitably must face and overcome. The key is to take risks with a plan and strategy in mind. Your business' profitability margin will only grow if you put something into it.
In this episode, Sam Varner, founder of SHE Collective Biz, joins us to discuss the common mistakes new business owners make that hurt their long-term profitability margin. She sheds light on many starting entrepreneurs' misconceptions and shares some tips for resolving them. Sam also introduces the CRUSH formula to building a profitable business.
If you’re an aspiring business owner looking to really move the needle on your profitability margin, this episode is for you.
Achieving law firm success can sometimes feel like an elusive dream. It's easy to get lost in the numbers and KPIs. Here's the thing, those are important metrics, but you may be overlooking some of the most crucial pillars of your firm — your people.
People aren't numbers. You might hire incredible employees, but what are you doing to make them stay and grow?
In this episode, Craig Goldenfarb is back to talk about workplace culture. He shares the four pillars of good workplace culture and how any law firm, big or small, can start to change. He shares insights and ideas on company events, programs, and even incentives. Get inspired by the workplace culture Craig has created and recreate it for your law firm.
Remember, if your workplace is a place people want to work in, employees are naturally more productive and creative.
If you struggle with high turnover rates, a lack of innovation and initiative, and unengaged employees. In that case, it may be time...
Are you spending all of your time working IN your business with little to no time to work ON it?
Is your VALUE dependent on your EFFORT & TIME (which you never have enough of), and as a result, “working harder” and “working longer” is your only strategy?
Maybe you've thought about hiring and delegating more, but building a team is tough. And today, with all of the hats that business owners need to juggle just to stay above water, it’s hard to get all of your work done—let alone hire & train others!
Especially when you’ve been BURNED or GHOSTED before by a teammate!
And if you’re like most of the entrepreneurs out there, then you probably feel frustrated, deflated, and anxious about the idea of delegating and building a team. Chances are—as much as you want more work/life balance—you’re already feeling like managing people is hard work, and you’re wondering if it’s easier to stay solo, hold onto...
Whether you’re just starting a law firm or have many years of building one up, most of us never think about selling the firm we’ve built. If you’ve never thought about it before, now is the best time to start. Remember: putting this off can be tricky. When you’re desperate to sell, you’ll accept any price, devaluing the effort and years you’ve put into the firm.
The solution? Plan with the end in mind, even if you think you’ll never sell your business.
In this episode, Victoria Collier joins us to share her insights on the value of having an exit plan. It’s not just about selling — it’s about creating a valuable law firm. Victoria also shares the ins and outs typical of a law firm purchase or sale.
We never know when we’ll need to sell our law firm, and whether or not it happens, planning for it is important.
If you want to build a more valuable law firm and learn about exit strategies, then this...
As a law firm owner, you’re always looking to stand out from the competition and attract more clients—but how can you make your business shine?
Customer feedback is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal, enabling you to showcase what makes your services so special. Especially in today’s digital world, reviews are essential in demonstrating the quality of legal service that a firm provides.
In this episode, Curtis Davey joins us to share his tips on how to leverage customer reviews for maximum impact and help boost your law firm’s reputation! From understanding why customer feedback matters to learning about ways to ask and respond authentically, get ready for an inside look at how to make sure every interaction helps further grow your firm.
If you want to learn more about how customer feedback is a powerful method to attract new clientele and improve your service, then this episode is for you.
Most, if not all, businesses are on the internet. By now, almost everyone relevant has a digital presence, whether through social media, Google My Business, or their own website. The digital market is saturated — but there's an edge you can hone: start podcasting.
In this episode, Danny Ozment, a podcast consultant, shares why podcasts can create trust and authority much faster than blog posts and websites. He shares that podcast listeners build a relationship with the podcaster and are more likely to trust your service over the competition. He also shares how to start podcasting and determine what topics to talk about on your podcast.
If you want to stay above the competition and start podcasting, this episode is for you.