Entries by Lydia Early

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The Bah-Humbug Lawyer Personality – skepticism, urgency and autonomy

The Bah-Humbug lawyer personality – skepticism Research has shown that lawyers are 40% more likely than others to be cynical, judgmental, argumentative, and distrusting. Don’t believe it? Well, of course not, you’re a lawyer. Research conducted by Dr. Larry Richard, a trial lawyer turned phycologist, found that lawyers score in the 90th percentile for the […]

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Forget Clients – Does Your Website Repel Lawyers?

Forget Clients – Does Your Website Repel Lawyers? Your law firm website has a number of objectives; to promote your services generally, to showcase the firm legal expertise through blogs, to impress prospective clients, to reassure existing clients, and to introduce your firm culture to future co-workers. Wait…what was that last one? Prospective hires will […]

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Do Lawyers Need Alone Time to Rest and Recharge?

Do Lawyers Need Alone Time to Rest and Recharge? The BBC Magazine has just published the survey results from 18,000 people in 134 countries who took an online survey called the “Rest Test”. The survey was created by Hubbub, an international group of academics, mental health experts, and others to determine what rest means and […]

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Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships Part 2

Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships, Part 2 Part 1 of this post, at Better client retention through better lawyer-client relationships, demonstrated that the right communication with clients is important to preserving the lawyer-client relationship for both small and large firms. While most lawyers believe that they are doing a fine job, too many […]

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How to write your law blog content for robots

How to write your law blog content for robots When you write your law blog, you expect human readers. But you may overlook that non-humans also read your blog posts. Bots, those search engine creepy crawlies that spend every nanosecond indexing content, need to be considered if prospective human clients, presumably your target market, are […]