Tag Archive | professional development

New Year’s Resolutions

More than two weeks into 2013, I’m pleased to report that I haven’t entirely abandoned my New Year’s Resolutions – fifteen days of being cheesecake-free! In addition to dessert-related goals, I’ve made some professional resolutions: I resolve to be more strategic in my thinking, to delegate responsibilities when appropriate, and to take a business writing [...]

Seven Ways to Have a Better Work Day

Work isn’t always easy. Whether you’re new to the “real world”, working as a middle manager, or counting the months until retirement, sometimes it’s easy to focus on the negative aspects of a job. But focusing on the negatives too long can create a cancer that spreads throughout an entire team. Entrepreneur and QVC co-host [...]

FreeSources: JD For Free

A little while back, we talked about our upcoming series on “FreeSources,” free or low-cost tools to help legal marketers find information, learn about industry trends, and improve their ability to add value to their firms.  Our first edition is finally here, and we’re starting with the basics: free tools that you can use to [...]


Raise your hand if you’re guilty of any of the following: Spending an inordinate amount of time on Google trying to access an article hidden behind a paywall? Signing up to receive daily alerts in exchange for information about a particular client? “Listening” to a sales pitch for a week of free access to an [...]

It’s Coming! The Virginias Chapter Continuing Marketing Education Conference

Believe me- I don’t get paid to say this, but I want to let you in on a secret:  last year’s Continuing Marketing Education Conference was career-changing for me.  Like a mini-LMA national conference, I was able to hear about trends in legal marketing, professional development, public relations, and career growth from leaders in the [...]

Speaker Series: Continuing Marketing Education – Felice Wagner

This week’s featured CME speaker is Felice Wagner, Chief Business Development Officer at Sutherland, who discusses various aspects of both business development and professional development. We are only a few weeks away from the Continuing Marketing Education Conference on October 14, so please register now if you haven’t already: http://www.lmavirginiascme.com/ Speaker: Felice Wagner, Sutherland Program: [...]


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