Comfort Zone or Adventure?

Last weekend my partner and I did some white-water rafting in West Virginia, the land of the wild and wonderful. As a public speaking and communication coach I encourage clients to explore territory outside their comfort zone and you better believe that focus took hold of me while I was on my own personal adventure. .. read more

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Do You See Your Vision?

If you have been practicing your business for years or just starting, it pays to connect to your mental image of what you actually SEE for your purpose, your career and your business. Because you have more than a job. You have something more than a tactical set of skills that helps you and others .. read more

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On January 3rd, 2013, posted in: attorney, business, communication, entrepreneur, visibility by

Display of Confidence

It’s a standoff. Two cowboys, back to back, step off away from each other, aware that the other will be soon turning around, taking aim and hitting their mark. The sun overhead is at it’s height, the dusty road is wind-swept in swirls and on-lookers are poised for the action. The cowboy displaying confidence fortells .. read more

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On March 19th, 2012, posted in: attorney, confidence, courtroom by

Merri’s Tips – Part 5

30. Make Monday a really good day. Get going early, focused on the priorities for the day vs. your email or social media accounts. The results you bring in on Monday set the tone for the week. So get a jump on things right away, feel good about your results, and drive the same discipline and focus .. read more

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On June 20th, 2011, posted in: attitude, attorney, communication by

Cordell Parvin and Attorney Credibility

I notice today’s blog post for attorneys from Cordell Parvin speaks to why credibility matters. He does a nice job of concisely spelling out what it takes to be perceived as credible. Check out the link below to read it for yourself. Now I will take a stab at answering Why does credibility matter? .. read more

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