Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, August 31, 2015

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, August 31, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Law Tips: Less perfect could be better for you and everyone else
In the past, my conversations with lawyers about perfectionism centered on getting and keeping clients, or reducing staff turnover. Lately, however, I've had a lot more discussions about the relationship between perfectionism and lawyer unhappiness.
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Law Practice Management Tips: Work-Life Balance - prioritize life outside of work
Work-life balance is such a great catchphrase, encapsulating the struggle we all face as we walk the tightrope between our careers and personal lives. If you ever worked in a large organization (think BigLaw), it probably looked like balance would be much easier to achieve outside the institution. What a shock, then, to go solo and find out balance is no easier to find, even without a senior partner breathing down your neck.
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Law Practice Management: How to handle "no money" clients
Many people "can afford" the things they want. They "can't afford" the things they don't want.
Unfortunately, you may not be perceived by these prospects as something they want. That's a problem with you, not a problem with them. "Can't afford" is our way of rationalizing our inability to create value for the person on the other end of the phone call or on the other side of the table.
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