As lawyers, a bulk of your knowledge comes from what you learn from school. Experience as an associate in an established law firm will also be beneficial for your skills development. Such experience can also help you realize what field of law to focus on if you haven't settled on one yet. But sometimes, working for bigger law firms means losing control of your own time. You might not have the liberty or authority to improve the firm's operations either.
All these problems may lead you to want to start your own practice. But, how can you start a practice right after school and passing the bar? After all, law school doesn’t teach the business side of running a law firm.
In this episode, we are joined by Chris Guymon, a family law lawyer who built a successful practice right after law school. We discuss everything about building a practice — from determining which field of law to focus on to streamlining your operations. Chris also talks about how he manages...
How do you treat your team? Do you give them instructions for every single step of their day, or do you push them to take the initiative and plan their tasks for themselves? The best way to develop a team can be similar to raising a child. It's better to let them learn from their mistakes than to make things easy for them all the time.
In this episode, Elise Buie joins us to discuss how you can develop a team and let your children thrive and grow. When helping them gain ownership over their role and responsibilities, you can allow them to delegate their tasks to others. You have your strengths and weaknesses, so you hire people to complement your expertise. Your employees can benefit from this, too.
If you want to know more about work-life balance and raising your team, then this episode is for you.