Each day is a great opportunity to learn something new and to challenge yourself.

For example, I never thought I could be a published author, but I loved to write. I now write articles all the time for major publications, and I have a blog. I had to believe in myself, ask others for advice,

This morning, I went to use a pen that I got at a conference last year (I really do miss in-person conferences) from a law firm service provider. It’s my favorite pen. It writes perfectly, it never leaks on anything, it has the perfect consistency and it is a bright color, so I can always

No matter how brilliant a lawyer is, he/she is unlikely to steadily bring in business throughout their career solely through providing high-quality legal services.

In any relationship-driven business, the vast majority of work goes to those who not only do great work but who understand their clients’ businesses inside and out, make their clients look good both internally and externally, and are the kind of people with whom clients genuinely like working.

That being said, building relationships takes patience, persistence and a personal touch, which are skills that all of us can refine and polish.

I’ve put together tips for lawyers at any level focusing on cultivating and strengthening relationships (although they can be adapted to anyone in pretty much any field). I hope they inspire you (and lead to new clients)!


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Did you know that you can withdraw pending LinkedIn connection requests? The person won’t be notified about it.

You can cancel any LinkedIn invitation you’ve sent accidentally, or that you regret sending, as long as the LinkedIn member hasn’t accepted your invitation.

If you’ve sent a LinkedIn invite you are now second-guessing, you should by

I’ve been profiling “Women Who Wow” all year long – it was supposed to be a series during Women’s History Month but then the world was derailed by the pandemic, and I know so many fantastic women, so I thought why not continue the series all year long? In this installment, learn more about Laura Powers, the Director of Development and Communications at the Philadelphia Bar Association.

I met Laura when we were both elected to serve on the Legal Marketing Association’s inaugural Northeast board, and it was great to work with her – she is collaborative, super smart and fun to work with. Learn more about Laura.


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My good friend Kristyn Brophy contributed this great piece to the blog. You should follow her!

Do you remember going to conferences and in-person events pre-pandemic? You would walk into the room, greet the individuals working the registration table, and they would search through a sea of little paper rectangles to find your name tag.

I’ll be presenting a free webinar for the Legal Value Network on November 19 at 12pm EDT on “How to Use LinkedIn for Brand Building and Client Development Today.”

This webinar is for business professionals of all levels who want to learn how to build a stronger LinkedIn profile and network, and how