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Even E. M. Forster Believed in Face to Face Meetings

A recent New Yorker article referred to a short story called “The Machine Stops.” It was written by E. M. Forster more than one hundred years ago, about people who lived underground and were entirely dependent on technology. Somehow, Forster imagined a world that...

Is it Time for a Mid-Year Correction?

Somehow, the year is half over. Have you completed 50% of the business development tasks you planned on for 2015? Or have you been focused only on billable hours? If you are like most of my coaching clients, you probably have a long list of calls you meant to make,...

Simply Taking Action Will Build Your Confidence

An attorney I’ve known for many years asked me to create a workshop on confidence. She recommended that I read “The Confidence Code” by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. Although the book was written specifically for women, I found that much of the information and advice...

Business Development, One Page at a Time

At the CMCP 25th Anniversary Business Conference in October, speaker Marissa Dennis from Allen Matkins made a wonderful statement about her business development efforts. She said, “I don’t have a book of business. I have pages.” Having met Marissa, I suspect that...