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In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Randa Prendergast discuss:

  • Committing to your processes no matter how busy or slow your firm is.
  • Why many lawyers struggle with billing and accounts receivable.
  • Perceived value in your costs with your clients and setting expectations around billing with them.
  • Handling difficult AR and collections with clients.

Key Takeaways:

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Phil Fornaro discuss:

  • Following the flow of everything in the industry.
  • Understanding who your community is leveraging them.
  • Core mistakes people make when networking.
  • Building trust and providing value to clients in legal services.

Key Takeaways:

  • People are interested in talking about what they do, but if you’re not

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Nathan Ohler discuss:

  • Moving past the status quo to something different.
  • Saving yourself pain and frustration by crowdsourcing your problems with peer advisory groups.
  • Topics that come up frequently in lawyer peer advisor groups.
  • Top benefits of peer advisor groups for the members.

Key Takeaways:

  • In peer groups, you

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Karl Seelbach discuss:

  • The way you do one thing is the one way you do everything.
  • Building out and being consistent with expectations through SOPs and accountability charts.
  • Setting aside time specifically to work on your business, not just in it.
  • Hiring a coach to remove your blinders.

Key

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Chelsea Williams discuss:

  • Why personal finance is so key to living a healthy, balanced life. 
  • The formulas for success at your firm and as an individual.
  • The most common mistakes lawyers make around money. 
  • Tips for taking control of your money today. 
  • How to stay on top of your

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Dennis Kennedy discuss:

  • The intersection of the legal system and technology.
  • Utilizing technology in ways that enhance the customer experience.
  • Recognizing where you can free up time to do higher-level legal work.
  • Why every lawyer should have a good, well-utilized CRM.

Key Takeaways:

  • Using technology for things like scheduling

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and John Sciaccotta discuss:

  • Building relationships everywhere you go. 
  • Connecting authentically and building trust in the community. 
  • The time of building relationships and expected outcomes. 
  • Breaking out of the billable hour hampster wheel. 
  • Controlling your destiny. 

 
Key Takeaways:

  • Get active, get involved, and maintain friendships within the legal practice. 

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and Matt Campobasso discuss:

  • Preventing problems before they have a chance to happen repeatedly.
  • Assessing the risks you want to take when your company is growing and evolving.
  • Pros and cons of private practice versus an in-house career.
  • How to successfully network with a general counsel.

Key Takeaways:

  • Good prevention