Zen and the Art of Legal Networking

By: Lindsay Griffiths of the ILN

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For better or worse, we’re all uber-connected these days, between our desktops and our smart phones and our tablets. While many of us can and do (and probably should) take technological time outs for holidays and weekends and evenings, responsiveness is a key factor in keeping clients, potential clients, and yes, even referral sources happy when reaching out about business. And yet, it is STILL one of the most overlooked (and easiest to fix) complaints…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Joseph Shem Tov & Co., Israel! Joseph Shem Tov & Co. is a one-stop shop business law firm located in Ramat Gan next to the Tel Aviv stock and diamond exchanges, right in the beating heart of Israel’s business center. The firm provides premium legal services for corporate and private clients in Israel and abroad, including many publicly traded companies, well-established private companies,…
In today’s Rainmaking Recommendation, coach and trainer, Jaimie Field talks about the importance of touchpoint, and why they matter even in legal. *** It has been a basic principle of marketing from time immemorial that it takes seven “touches” before someone will respond to your call to action.   It was a concept began by Dr. Jeffrey Lant who is considered one of the godfathers of marketing.…
Among my most popular posts last year were those dedicated to talking about LinkedIn, which tells me that it continues to be the tool that resonates most in the legal industry. I know that it’s in part because it’s become such a robust and useful platform, but I also suspect that it’s in part because some of us are still hoping that there’s a silver bullet out there when it comes to networking and relationship…
As we come to a close on 2019 (and the decade), rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field brings us a very personal post that will also help you build your roadmap to kick off 2020 on the right note. *** We are so close to the end of the year.  But not only that, we are so close to the end of a decade. To be brutally honest with you, the past 21 months haven’t…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, McDonald Hopkins LLC, Ohio! Attorney Insight. Business Foresight.® As McDonald Hopkins approaches its 90th anniversary in 2020, we are continuing our commitment to providing insight for the challenges at hand, and foresight for the next generation of business. We have thrived as a law firm because of our long-lasting relationships with businesses and individuals who share our entrepreneurial spirit. We work best with people…
Are we feeling that holiday spirit yet?? No matter what you celebrate, or don’t celebrate, this time of year feels like a CRUNCH. We’re all rushing around, trying to finish end of the year projects, and planning for next year is already underway. You probably have seen a lot of “end of the year” posts already, and I’m adding this one to the mix. As you’re rushing around, take a few minutes to read this
Our Real Estate Specialty Group announced today the fourth release of its publication, “Buying & Selling Real Estate: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key real estate law principles in almost 30 jurisdictions across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those buying & selling real estate in these jurisdictions. We’re so pleased to offer the fourth edition of our guide, which builds on our previous efforts. We…
This week, rainmaking trainer and coach, Jaimie Field, gets very personal about her story, and “Big Hairy Audacious Goals” for 2020. It’s a must read that I think will really resonate with you. *** We are getting close to the end of the year.  And now is the time that many people look back on what happened in the past year and try to figure out what they want to accomplish in the next.  Every…