If you’re a lawyer looking to stand out and grow your practice, here’s a strategy worth considering: becoming an adjunct professor or guest lecturer. This path isn’t just about adding a title to your resume; it’s about deeply enriching your professional credentials, elevating your personal brand, building connections with the community and opening doors to new opportunities. Here’s why venturing into academia could be a smart move for your legal career and how to do it.

Navigating LinkedIn can often feel like trying to stand out in a sea of suits at a crowded industry conference. For business executives and C-level professionals, the stakes are even higher; your LinkedIn profile isn’t just a digital resume—it’s a 24/7 networking event, a personal branding billboard and a leadership podium all rolled into one.

Cultivating a strong reputation and expanding your practice is so important for your success, especially in a field crowded with professionals who offer similar services. Standing out in such a competitive environment requires not just expertise, but a distinguishable presence that resonates with clients, prospects and others.

However, not everyone is comfortable with or inclined towards personal branding and being in the spotlight. If you fall into this category, that’s okay!

You can still elevate your professional standing and develop business through alternative, yet equally powerful, strategies. Here’s how.

As an active user of LinkedIn every day for many years, I have seen a lot of good, bad and ugly practices on the platform. A few of these pesky faux pas continue to show up over and over – which can undermine the LinkedIn efforts of the individuals who continue to make these mistakes. In this article, I’ll explore the three major missteps I see, and what to do instead to make your LinkedIn presence more effective.

In the world of business and personal branding, the notion that “you have to spend money to make money” is a common adage. However, my experience has taught me something important: providing value for free can yield returns far beyond the initial investment. This post will explore the power of free offerings and provide actionable advice on how to leverage these opportunities to benefit your career.

In our hectic everyday lives, where our client work and other responsibilities often takes precedence over everything else, the crucial task of marketing ourselves often falls to the wayside. However, the importance of consistent marketing cannot be overstated – it is the cornerstone of your personal and professional growth, the foundation of your future success and a critical element in building a lasting legacy.

Establishing a strong professional brand is more important than ever. LinkedIn, as the world’s largest professional network, presents a unique platform for professionals to showcase their expertise, insights and leadership. One of the most effective strategies for achieving this is by publishing articles directly on LinkedIn. This approach not only amplifies your professional voice but also significantly enhances your visibility and impact within your industry. It’s also free(!). Think of LinkedIn as your very own blog.

LinkedIn offers business professionals a wide range of features designed to foster meaningful connections and enhance visibility in the professional world. However, simply using LinkedIn is not sufficient to make valuable connections or to stand out among millions of users. To truly differentiate yourself and maximize the platform’s potential, a more strategic approach is necessary. Here’s a mini-masterclass on standing out on LinkedIn and enhancing your interaction with the platform.

LinkedIn offers so many opportunities for professionals to share, learn and connect. However, the secret to truly engaging with your network is not just about the content you share but in the emotional connections you build with others through creating engaging posts that draw from personal professional experiences, and offering insights that entertain and add value. Here’s how you can build a stronger LinkedIn presence by creating more meaningful interactions.