Law firm CLE speakers “on the circuit” don’t always get to pick the venue. We spend an awful lot of time on the road, in conference rooms of Class B buildings, or the windowless basements of three-star hotels. If you’re…Read More
Should Bar Associations Pay CLE Speakers?
I’m a member of ACLEA, the Association for Continuing Legal Education. A bar association member was organizing a CLE conference for lawyers aboard a Caribbean cruise. She posted a listserv question to the group regarding how many speakers to have, how…Read More
Ross Fishman Video: Keynotes, Retreats, Marketing Training, CLE
Ross Fishman New Speaker Video: Keynotes, Firm Retreats, Marketing Training and CLE At LawFirmSpeakers.com, we often get requests for law firms and organizations looking for a skilled speaker for a law firm keynote address, firm retreat, partner or associate retreat, or marketing-training…Read More
Do this FIRST when entering your new hotel room.
What is the very FIRST thing you should do when entering a new hotel room? Clean and disinfect it. This post will show you how. If you’re reading this, you probably spend a lot of nights in hotel rooms. And…Read More
Tweeting During Presentations
Tweeting During Presentations A few years ago, the sign of a bored audience was people playing with their phones under their desks, checking email on their Blackberrys. They think the speaker won’t notice if they hold the phones in their laps, although…Read More
Who ever heard of a conference without evaluations?
Who ever heard of a conference without evaluations? I spoke recently at a conference where the organizers didn’t seek real audience feedback. For reasons that escape me, they didn’t ask the attendees to rate the speakers on a simple…Read More
BLAH BLAH BLAH
“BLAH BLAH BLAH” I was speaking today at a law firm retreat at the beautiful new Alfond Inn in Winterpark, Florida. The hotel is becoming famous for its extensive and eclectic artwork in the lobbies and around the hotel. It’s…Read More
Speakers – Are you entertaining? Or effective?
Speakers – Are you entertaining? Or effective? We spend a lot of blog posts on the subject of providing more than simply good content. At Law Firm Speakers and Retreats, we think it’s important for presenters to also be entertaining,…Read More
Now THIS is a testimonial!
Sure it’d help if you knew how nice Nancy Myrland really is. Or how brilliantly Jonathan Fitzgarrald dresses. But trust me, this is a REAL compliment. Yes, Heather Morse-Geller is a terrific speaker. Plain-spoken, she looks the audience in the…Read More
Increasing Revenue & Referrals in Global Law & CPA Firm Networks
Speech: Teaching International Law and Accounting Firm Networks to Generate More Referrals and Revenue As I’ve frequently mentioned, I’m a big fan of international law and accounting firm networks. I’ve seen countless times how global networks and affiliations generate intra-network referrals worldwide, while…Read More