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Category Archives: Making Rain

Expecting?

You’ve taken a potential client to lunch or made a pitch at the client’s office.  What happens now?  Is there anything to do but wait? When the ball is in a client’s court, there are only a few choices about … Continue reading

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Do You Really Want to be a Rainmaker?

It is sometimes a legitimate choice not to be a rainmaker. Some reasons are practical: not enough time, you have an academic or government job or work at a corporation that seems like it will be around for a while. … Continue reading

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Building Your Support Team – Help from Unexpected Sources

I recently asked a sports reporter which team he had rooted for in an important game. He told me he wanted the team that had lost to have won because its players were consistently nicer to reporters. In sports, the … Continue reading

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It Only Hurts When I Move

That is how a post-surgical lawyer recently described his pain to me.  It was funny, and we both laughed.  Of course it hurt; it was surgery. Lawyers are always moving, but often surprised when it hurts.  The best lawyers regularly … Continue reading

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Ever Notice How People’s Major Virtues Can Also be Their Major Faults?

Legal training creates rigorous, interesting minds. It creates professionals who are careful, nuanced and layered. Still, the characteristics many lawyers have that create precise and sometimes perfect solutions to their clients’ problems can hinder career development. The best lawyers could … Continue reading

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