What’s in a name? Not long ago, choosing a law firm name was easy. Take your name, stick “Law Offices of” at the beginning, and voila – you’re in business. But nowadays, with the legal market saturated as it is, you might want to think twice before going with the old standby. Your name says a lot about your firm. It is the first thing that people see when they find you, whether it’s on the internet, in the phone book or walking by your door. So why not take the time to make a good first impression?
It’s equal parts interesting, instructive and amusing to experience how different it feels to be able to offer and exchange business cards as opposed to not having one, or saying the dog ate your business card (to explain your lack of one). Once again, you belong, you’re accepted, and you have a place, as defined by tribal/tvister. New this time, though, is how cool it is to be your very own tribe of one with your very own unique identify – which you always were and always had, but somehow having it appear on a business card makes it more real.
No matter how you are going to use the law of attraction, you need to have patience. Patience is the key to having a happy and successful business and personal life as well. You need to understand that it takes a lot to run a business, whether you have a home business or own an actually office building. You need to do things in a certain way and skipping ahead is not going to get you anywhere.
You need to know what type of capital you are working with. It does not take a lot of money to start a law firm. But it does require some careful budgeting, especially if you are trying to start on a shoe string. Many businesses fail because of inadequate capital. One mistake here and your business is going belly up.
Just because we live in the physical world, we experience the impact of these laws everyday. We as humans often feel we are exempt from the consequence if we ignore the laws. A business owner needs to keep these laws in mind and apply them to their advantage.
Distinct concept: Many DUI law firms if not all have business cards. In my opinion most of the business cards I have seen from fellow DUI Attorneys are boring, plain, and simple. In today’s day and age owning and operating a DUI law firm is very competitive. Having a business card that sets your apart will help you stand out from the competition. Having a distinct concept is one aspect of this. Different colors, fonts, and designs help accomplish this.
Now you are well equipped to successfully find a business that is right for you. When you have found that perfect fit, don’t hesitate to get started.Pitfall # 8 one of the biggest mistake that new Entrepreneurs make is PROCRASTINATION. If you did your homework there should be no reason why anyone should join a business and than let your start up kit sits and collect dust. Excuses are the worst thing you can come up with. My mentor Dani Johnson says “an EXCUSE is nothing more than a well planned LIE.” Don’t fall into that pitfall, very few people are ever able to crawl out.