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An Oldie but a Goodie

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Blog to people, not at people By Kevin O'Keefe   Blog to people, not at people | Real Lawyers (lexblog.com) I came across this old Blog Post and it spoke to me.   That shouldn't surprise me because Kevin knows what he's talking about.  He has always been somewhat of an inspiration for me, having followed him for over a decade.  Let me tell you a little about Kevin. In 1999, Kevin closed hislaw firm to start his first company. Prairielaw.com was a virtual law community of people helping people, featuring message boards, articles, chats, listervs and ask-a-lawyer. Prairielaw.com was sold to LexisNexis, where it was incorporated into Martindale-Hubbell’s lawyers.com.  After a stint as VP of Business Development at LexisNexis, Kevin founded LexBlog out of his garage in 2004 (no affiliation with LexisNexis). When he could not find someone to help him with his own blog, he started a company to provide what he needed. Strategy, professional design, platform, coaching, SEO, marketi

Seth Godin - An abundance of caution

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An abundance of caution | Seth's Blog " Please don’t avoid appropriate caution. It matters to you and to the community. But seeking reassurance and peace of mind by trying to drive risk to zero doesn’t get you either one of them . " I agree with Seth Godin - to a limited extent.  The human race would never have advanced from a constant state of merely surviving, if it wasn't for the risk takers. Those who try something different from " ... but that's the way that it's always been done ". However, there are ways to mitigate your risk without missing out on the opportunities that cross our paths.  If it's financial risk that concerns you, put your business structures in place before you take that leap of faith.  It serves no purpose to try and erect a safety net after you have already jumped. Follow this LINK to obtain more information. Remember to subscribe using the button in this Blog.

Your inside source @ THE PRETORIA ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION

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The Pretoria Attorneys Association (PAA) is a voluntary association of attorneys, established in 1946, to facilitate and enhance an independent legal profession for the Tshwane Magisterial Jurisdiction, which broadly reflects the diversity of the Republic. The Association is organised in various subcommittees to best represent members’ interests. Two fully functional offices are located at the Pretoria High Court and Magistrate’s Court to assist Attorneys and members of the public. Speaking at the PAA Annual Golf Day I am extremely proud to serve as the Chairman of the Property Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee of the PAA.  Please follow this LINK for more.

Denny Crane

Denny Crane
It's not me ... yet. Denny Crane from the TV series Boston Legal. Click on picture if you're not sure who he is!