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Five Tips for Nurturing Virtual Relationships With Your Employees

The first step in nurturing virtual relationships? Don’t assume everyone is OK. Work relationships are important. Maintaining them can be challenging — especially now in our remote work world. Here…

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6 Tips for Improving Your Website’s Curb Appeal

By Jessica Riley In addition to personal referrals, digital searches are a primary source that clients use to find attorneys.  The firm’s website needs to be appealing and informative, as…

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How to Save For Retirement and Reduce Taxes as an Entrepreneur

By Hannah Chapman “Is there any way to reduce our tax bill?” Ava asks, sitting with her husband Jeff and talking with their financial advisor over Zoom. “My business is…

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Legal Deserts: A Threat to Justice in Rural NC and How Succession Planning May Help

By Camille Stell There are 1.3 million lawyers in the United States, and 30,000 of them live in North Carolina.  Nationwide, there are approximately four lawyers for every 1,000 residents,…

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Diversity and Inclusion: As a Small Firm What Can You Do?

By Jessica Riley While I was working as a Paralegal there was one incident that stayed with me. While the firm promoted their goals around having a diverse workforce, the…

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Attorney Compensation: Taking Your Firm From Good to Great

No topic gains more attention than attorney compensation. Many of our compensation models such as “eat what you kill” are outdated. These models reward individual behavior and discourage collaboration. One…

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Buying a Law Firm

Congratulations, You’re Approved: How to Finance the Purchase of a Law Firm

By Camille Stell Does your 2022 Strategic Plan include expanding your law firm? If so, have you thought about buying a law firm as a way of expanding your revenues,…

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7 Tips for 2022 Strategic Planning

By Camille Stell What It’s NOT Heyden Enochson, strategic communications manager with OnStrategy, says that strategic planning as we have always done it is dead, especially in the age of…

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Checklist for Conducting Your Law Firm’s Year-End Financial Review

The end of the year is barreling toward us — are you ready? If not, here are a few tips for tidying up your practice and doing a comprehensive financial…

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A Retirement Story: From Someone Who’s Been There

by Camille Stell Dr. David Ekerdt is a former professor who spent his career studying retirement as a sociology and gerontology specialist. In an essay written for the Wall Street…

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