Why Your Unhappy Lawyer Is Still Practicing Law

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

    For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. The legal-sector manpower game has become increasingly brutal. Once knocked out of the box, it's more difficult to land another position or fairly-paid contract assignment associated with law.

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Alan Weiss the Million Dollar Consultant: Increase and Protect Fees

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Consulting Tips from the Million Dollar Consultant: Forty Methods to Increase and/or Protect Fees By  Alan Weiss  PhD and partner with Patricia Fripp in The Odd Couple Marketing Seminar. Fees remain a topic of unending interest according to my mail, so here is a compilation of tips and ideas. 2.Base fees on value, not on task. Fees are cumulative, not situational. 7.Never voluntarily offer options to reduce fees.

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Speakers and fees: an insiders view

Speaker Confessions

Speaker fees can be shocking to people who have not been exposed to them before. Even at the low end of the fee scale, you may be looking at a fee of $2,000, which sounds pretty good to most people. The fees of best-selling authors and celebrities, then which could be $75,000 or more, really sound outrageous! How many years did the person spend studying, researching, and making other preparations to be able to earn that appearance fee?

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eLearn: Best Practices

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Date: 07/21/2009 04:06:26 Two webinar "addicts" took an irreverent and almost systematic look at webinar practice. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page or initial screen of the document.

BigVet - Bloomberg BusinessWeek Outing of Corporate Practices Which May Be Hazardous to Our Dogs and Cats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, worse, be forked over to corporate-owned vet practices which foist on us loving pet parents procedures which put the animals' life at risk. The threat of that may, in itself, deter corporate vet facilities from unethical to life-threatening practices.

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Don't Wait for Your Perfect Audience: Speak Anyway!

Speak and Deliver

On one hand, we don't want to speak to the imperfect audience, on the other we'll fear the perfect audience because we aren't practiced enough. Speaking Practice Service Clubs Audience Self Sabotage Perfection Free Speaking Free to Fee Back of the Room Sales Audience Demographics

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Elite Branding v. Invisible Hand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clients will grouse but pony up the increase in fees elite law firms demand.   On the other hand, those AmLaw 51-1000 do have to keep a lid on fees, especially increases. That's the way it is. And likely that's the way it will continue to be in the near future.

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Working with Speakers Bureaus, Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

Minimum fee and number of speaking engagements per year. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about when it’s time to find an agent and how to work with speakers’ bureaus.

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Re-Thinking Rapid Growth - From Uber to CKR Law

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It had been sued for not paying the $200,000 March rent and fees for its offices at 1330 Avenue of the Americas. The plaintiff is open to settlement through paying the month's rent and late fees.  Rapid growth has been carrying a stink.

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What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Unlike the Value Propositions, it’s not just about a new product or business practice, but rather the day-to-day operations that each team will take in order to stay a step ahead of the competition. Are they a flat fee, or are they a variable cost?

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Lawyers - Should They Fear Copycat Phenomenon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Page was due to retire from practicing law and moving on to teaching.  Sliding scale fees. Lawyers must be wondering: Have the torrid days of August become The Killing Times. And, will there be a copycat phenomenon.

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Uber Could Lose Its Competitive Advantage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recruitment practices.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Could this be the beginning of the end for Uber's competitive advantage of having its drivers legally classified as "contract workers," not "employees?"

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Through the Clients' Eyes - How Will Wachtell Lipton's Revenue Per Lawyer Play Out?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will in-house counsels begin to wonder if Wachtell Lipton is being overzealous in its billing practices? They are fretting if the $190k salary for entry-level JDs (who know little about practicing law) will be pushed onto them?      For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Lawyers at Wachtell Lipton have something new to put on their resumes: Their law firm, according to AmLaw, had the highest revenue per lawyer among the top 100 firms in 2017.

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Totally Expected: Media Coverage Hammers Frederick Hopkins' Lawyer Identity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Frederick Hopkins, suspect in the South Carolina police massacre, has not practiced law since 1984. In 1980, Hopkins began practicing law. He failed to show up for a hearing about $18,000 in wrongly collected fees.

Book Review: Confessions of a Public Speaker

The Speaker Point

He openly shares how much money he makes per year, and how much of that comes from book royalties and speaking fees. (He He gets paid around 5k per talk, makes 100k a year, with 60% coming from speaking fees, and 40% from book royalties). The take-away People are lazy, most rooms suck for speaking, imagining people naked is awkward, and professional speaking is a hard business that you can master with lots of practice.

Brand Crypto - Will Steve Cohen's Rumored Investment Increase Its Credibility?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm Perkins Coie had been an early adopter in establishing a practice serving that market.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. The money world still watches hedge-fund player Steve Cohen.

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Legal Sector Forced to Put Out Sign: Only Experienced Apply for Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The solid business reason is that they don't want to be ponying up the big hourly or project fee to help develop newcomers to practicing law. New JD graduates usually have little concrete experience practicing law. Affordable fees.

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Legal Sector, Like Public Relations Industry, In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Law, like other types of professional services, is being forced to overhaul its models and supposed best practices.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees.

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Industry Trends and Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

Minimum fee and number of speaking engagements per year. She has been a guest speaker at numerous NSA events, is a contributing author of PAID to SPEAK – Best Practices for Building a Successful Speaking Practice and in 2010 was recognized by IASB with the John Palmer Award for exemplary service to the association and industry. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about when it’s time to find an agent and how to work with speakers’ bureaus.

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Civility - Could It Have Saved Shana Fisher's Life?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fisher might still be alive had she practiced old-fashioned civility.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Daily Mail reports that Texas shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis was one of those "public nuisances."

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Uber's Surge Pricing: Shame on it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The company had calculated that based on its Surge Pricing practice. The Surge Pricing practice is not a best practice among us businesspeople who have been around a while.  More often they send referrals and won't accept a finder's fee.

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Speaking lessons from a social entrepreneur

Speak Schmeak

If someone doesn't want to pay my fee, I'm willing to negotiate lesser services. The practical truth here is that it's going to be hard to promote your business or your speech if you don't have a sense of your own self-worth.

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Rumors Your Company Is Being Acquired/Merged - Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means great business for law firms with M&A practices. Not both litigation practices are needed. Affordable fees. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a common strategy for growth.

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11 real resolutions for public speakers

The Eloquent Woman

You may be dreaming of a TED talk or getting a huge fee for your next speech, but your coach here has some real resolutions for you in the new year.the kind that lead to greatness, if only you''d do them.

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Professional Services Providers - Sure, Accept Payment in Bitcoin

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It was back then that law firm Perkins Coie started its cryptocurrency practice. Affordable fees. Some professional services firms are now facing this decision: Should they accept payment in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. 

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Need a Remote for Your Next PowerPoint Presentation? There’s an App for That

DeFinis Communications

Realize, too, that looking down at your screen can keep you from looking at your audience, so it will take some practice to get used to this sort of remote so you don’t sacrifice your delivery skills. I work with many people who give PowerPoint presentations.

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The Morgan & Morgan Law Firm Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Morgan & Morgan was accused of not properly filing a lawsuit against the ob practice, nurse midwife, and hospital. million in attorney fees and $400,000 in court costs.  This jury verdict hurts the brand and the pocketbook of law firm Morgan & Morgan.

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How the Professionals Make Money

The Speaker Point

Is it through speaking fees from engagements? Someone like Scott Berkun , author of Confessions of a Public Speaker, makes an average of 5k per lecture, with 60% of his total income(about 60k a year) coming from speaking fees, and roughly 40% (about 40k) from book royalties from his 3 successful books. The very bottom line Professional speakers compliment their income through products, workshops, book sales, speaking fees and individual coaching or consulting.

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Professional Services: The Soul-Crushing Trauma of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

million in legal fees to law firms Holland & Hart and Davis Graham.  What those same businesspeople might not realize, though, is that the whole business of practicing law is, in itself, a wild card.

2018 52

Making it Easy for Speakers Bureaus to Book You with Gina Davilla

Speaker Launcher

Best practices to get booked through bureaus. Fees & speaker bureaus. Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Focus 40 Session. Spend 40 minutes with Jane by phone or Skype to discuss your strategy. Whether you need help with positioning, choosing your lane or a website makeover, this will be time well spent. Click the link for a very […].

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Analysis of a Speech by William Kamkwamba

Manner of Speaking

When things got really desperate, William was forced to drop out of secondary school because his parents could not afford the school fee (the equivalent of about USD 80 per year). But this is something that comes with practice.

Steven Hammond - So Much to Lose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, he was the smartest lawyer in his niche practice.  Sliding scale fees. Usually shame comes to a prominent law firm when a partner embezzles or gets caught up in a gender discrimination lawsuit. What has happened to Hughs, Hubbard & Reed is different. 

2018 52

This Is Getting Serious: Les Moonves Lawyers Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He is chairman of O'Melveny & Myers' trial practice committee. Sliding scale fees. Is it a sign of the stress he's under that CBC CEO Les Moonves has lawyered up during the internal probe of his alleged sexual misconduct? Here are more details from Odwyerpr.com.

2018 52

Become an Outstanding Presenter! New Course and Portal announced!

PowerPoint Tips

A way to get feedback, even if at a fee for service. Having a way to practice the presentation with others (on online forum?) Practice sessions with peer feedback for trying out new ideas, telling stories, making PowerPoints more interesting and visual.”. “A I’m excited to announce the new Outstanding Presentations Course and Portal! The course will start on Tuesday, November 30th, via webinar.

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Dental Tourism - Trouble in Paradise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one of the three dentistry practices on Plaza Pequeira, near Calle International, in Mexico, the list price was $360. One of the dental practices took X-rays. The fee per crown was $350 for X kind of material and $450 for Y material.

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John Gately III Charged with Stephen Shapiro's Murder - Life Intervened

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Supreme Court practice at Mayer Brown, was cut short at age 71. Sliding scale fees. Life has a cruel way of intruding on an aura of great accomplishment. Now we know some more details about that life from Law.com.    John Gately III, the brother-in-law of Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro, has been charged with first degree murder and attempted homicide. Shapiro died of multiple gunshot wounds in his home in Illinois.

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Richard B. Russell - Deep Mysteries of Human Mind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, practicing mindfulness can help us observe the mind. Sliding scale fees. There will be much speculation why Richard B. Russell poached a plane at Seattle-Tacoma Airport.    But it is likely that not even he really understood what was motivating him.

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Narcan Fails - Dennis Shields, 51, Dead of Apparent Overdose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, LawCash was hardly alone in that practice. Sliding scale fees. In some circles, Dennis Shields was best known as a sometimes boyfriend of Bethenny Frankel. In others, he was infamous for being the chief executive officer of LawCash.

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Stephen Shapiro - When Life Intrudes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Shapiro rejoined Mayer Brown in 1983 to start what was possibly the first private practice in Big Law dedicated to arguing before the nation's highest court."  Sliding scale fees. The incongruent intersection of brandname public persona and a seemingly messy personal life. That's  That's the story which will preoccupy the legal media for the next few days.

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Steve Cohen - Is His Philanthropy on Behalf of Veterans Rebranding?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those pushing back on this alleged practice contend it was being used to boost the record of successful outcomes.      For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Hedge fund guru Steve Cohen is a complex guy.

2018 52

The Amazing Anna Delvey

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When the fee hadn't been paid, she told them that she had wired the funds but that they would take several days to clear in New York.   The irony is that in the 21st century the practice of law had supposedly evolved into a brutal business.

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Speaking off the cuff – a resource

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Why do I need to practice speaking off the cuff??, How to make money as a speaker without charging a speaking fee I am in the process of assisting with the organisation. You often hear me speaking about the value of impromptu speaking, and why learning to speak off the cuff is as important as learning to speak prepared.

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All Business - BigLaw & Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, one who left practicing law to run the family retail locations said what drove him out were the other lawyers.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. The world of BigLaw seems different from many other industries, including media.

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