Here are 11 speaker tips from frequent TED coach Gina Barnett (excerpted from TED blog): Start drinking water 15 minutes before you start talking. Psych yourself up, not out. Use your body’s nervous energy for good. Focus on your breath when…Read More
Consultants jumping off a cliff for a firm retreat.
It can be challenging to speak at a firm retreat. There is, of course, plenty of pressure to perform. People are counting on you to deliver a great program, to help advance the firm’s interests, make them more successful,…Read More
George Carlin’s 7 Dirty Words and Law Firm Marketing Training and CLE
Many years ago I saw George Carlin on tour. It was a smaller club in a small east coast city. We were surprised it was such a small club with relatively inexpensive tickets; he couldn’t be making much money. We…Read More
Four Tips for Fewer Travel Troubles
With airport security hassles and overcrowded flights a fact of life for on-the-go meeting professionals and their attendees, we caught up with Peter Greenberg, travel editor for NBC’s “The Today Show,” to get his four best tips for reducing…Read More
Be scared to be trite.
“Don’t be afraid to be contrarian, but be scared out of your mind to be trite. It’s better to stand out in a crowd through controversy than to blend into the wallpaper through blandness. Your favorite color shouldn’t be plaid.”…Read More
Just the nicest thing!
I was giving a CLE presentation a little while ago at the Intercontinental Hotel in London to MSI Global, a terrific international network of law and accounting firms. The topic was how to market a law firm online, using search-engine optimization (SEO)…Read More
An Entire Conference Selected From LawFirmSpeakers.com
An Entire Conference Selected From LawFirmSpeakers.com Every year, the highlight of the LMA Midwest Chapter is the annual conference. We anticipated 150 attendees from over 100 law firms across the Midwest – Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri and more. Last summer,…Read More
Goat Ankle Bones – Best Law Firm Giveaway
Best Branding Giveaway – Mongolian Fortune-Telling Bones One way to reinforce your message and personal marketing is with a unique and memorable giveaway. This can be especially powerful when you can find a way to connect it to your firm, name,…Read More
Checklist: 35 Money-Saving Meeting Tips
Here’s another helpful checklist from MeetingsNet. HIGHLIGHTS The decisions you make in the first stages of site selection and contract negotiation will be the ones that save you the most. CHECKLIST RELY ON THE LOCAL CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU. Many of their services…Read More
Handy Form – Speaking Engagement Agreement
Everyone I’ve asked remembers having had the nightmare where you wake up in a sweaty panic that you forgot about an important test, or discovered during finals week that you were signed up for a class you’d never attended. From…Read More