The Website Battle

The Website Battle

The practice I’m designing requires a strong online presence. But, starting from scratch, I want to use smart strategies to build my platform. Having spent years reading books and listening to podcasts about content marketing, I know that principles stay the...
Thinking About Goals (And More Board Games)

Thinking About Goals (And More Board Games)

My thinking on goals constantly evolves. They’re important, but can be dangerous. Goals have to be handled with care. I recently read The Antidote: Happiness For People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking. It was revealing and humbling. I landed on it after...
Practice Design Math

Practice Design Math

Allow me to be perhaps too transparent. I don’t care about money. I really don’t, mainly because I don’t care about stuff. I’m not motivated to make more so I can buy more so I can pay for a bigger place to store the more. But I do care about experiences....
The Proper Guide To Building As You Go

The Proper Guide To Building As You Go

We business owners take inspiration wherever it comes. As a guy who plays a lot of board games, I’ve learned to pull wisdom from the tabletop. Allow me to share with you my Catan-as-business-strategy ideas that I recently posted to Twitter. This is a bit nerdy,...
Designing A Law Firm

Designing A Law Firm

Let’s talk about “best practices.” There’s a cult of best practices in law firms. We get advice all the time laced with words like “must” and “should.” There are books on how to start a law practice that have been around...
Welcome to the (Re)Launch

Welcome to the (Re)Launch

Hi. My name is Mike, and I’m an attorney. Saying that has been difficult for some time. Not because I hate law practice, but because I hated the law practice I’d built. Really, the practice was running me. I wasn’t treating it like a business. I was...