It is my pleasure to introduce you to an extraordinary lawyer, educator and philanthropist, Tom Bean, of 150 year old law firm Verrill Dana in Boston, whose practice focuses on businesses that are experiencing financial distress. Tom is also cofounder and chair of the advisory board of the Spark Academy – and a self-described
Up Close and Personal
“Do, Don’t Say !” Seth Godin simply nails it.
Sorry for offering the punchline in the title… but Yoda would be so proud (of Seth Godin)
Extract from Seth Godin’s blogpost: Won’t get fooled again
If you catch yourself making a promise that’s been made before, stop. Don’t spend a lot of time and effort building credibility with this sort of promising, because
Welcome to Edge International, Pam Woldow !
My Edge International partner, Jordan Furlong, has done a nice welcome piece on Pam Woldow already (at his Law 21 blog) but I thought I would echo that Edge International is so very proud and delighted to have her on board.
Also, thank you to friends who have joined us in congratulating Pam, like Valorem’s awesome founder…
Guru to the Gurus: David Maister
Nearly three decades ago, in the early days of Edge International, there was only one writer in the area of managing a professional firm that commanded our unqualified respect and attention. That was David Maister.
“Managing the Professional Services Firm” is the Bible, according to many leaders of some of the largest professional…
Valorem’s Nicole Auerbach in TOP 50
Nicole Auerbach is one of the adventurous Big Firm refugees that founded Valorem, a genuine "Alternative Billing Arrangements" firm. Here’s a quote from Nicole’s bio:
The billable hour is an antiquated, inefficient and a potentially unethical measure of value provided.
To be named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois in the…
Happy Holidays and an AMAZING 2010
May this New Year bring you peace, joy and prosperity…
THANK YOU Patrick Lamb for your “WOW” post
Patrick Lamb is synonymous with Valorem Law Group which is a driving force in changing how legal services are valued and acquired. After learning that Jordan Furlong was joining us, here’s (an excerpt from) what he posted:
It’s like adding Wayne Gretzky in his prime to the team that already was the best team in…
Edge International proudly annouces Jordan Furlong
It is a proud day for all of us at Edge to add such a distinguished partner. After law school, Jordan articled with one of Canada’s leading law firms and then opted for a career in legal journalism culminating with more than 10 years as editor-in-chief of the Canadian Bar Associations distinguished well respected National…
The Blog Post I Do Not Have to Eat – thanks to Patrick Lamb
Patrick was kindly referring to my August 2007 post called Doom and Gloom in the Legal Profession – It’s Coming which I promised to eat if wrong. I am sorry I don’t have to eat it for reasons you will see if you review it.
In any event, read Patrick Lamb’s recent post A Brief Look Back.
You’ll never see a sticky note the same way again
EepyBird’s Sticky Note experiment from Eepybird on Vimeo.
HUGE THANK YOU to lawyer and creativity genius, Matthew Homann of the [non billable] hour and his ingenious LexThink