MY TWO GOALS IN 2020

In 2020, my team and I are going to continue pursuing the same two goals we’ve been focusing on for the past 34 years.

GOAL #1: To provide top-notch personalized legal solutions specifically tailored to each client to help get the exact results they’re looking for.

GOAL #2: To create raving fans by providing an exemplary client experience while executing the first goal.

Sound interesting? Want to learn more?

Well, right now while I’m running, I’m listening to the SocialPros podcast interview of marketing expert and business growth strategist, David Meerman Scott, with the always impressive Jay Baer and Adam Brown. In this episode, David shows you how to leverage your relationships and social media to build a ‘Fanocracy’ for yourself. Give it a listen over the weekend

How to Use Social Media to Create a Fanocracy for your Brand

Because this approach to business is so powerful, I’d also order David and Reiko’s new book, “Fanocracy: Turning Fans into Customers and Customers into Fans.” I’ve got an early copy and can comfortably tell you that it’s going to be one of your favorites!

OK, that’s it for now. Have a great weekend and make each day your masterpiece!

Mitch

LegalMinds Mastermind “End of Summer 2 for 1” Sale!

The last day of summer is Monday, September 23rd. To celebrate another exciting year in the LegalMinds Mastermind Community and, to help get current, and new lawyers ready for 2020, and beyond, we’re offering a special “End of Summer 2 for 1” sale on selected LegalMinds Mastermind plans (limited time only).

For those of you who have been on the fence about joining LegalMinds, now’s the time to find out what all the excitement is about regarding this global lawyer mastermind community. Current members can take advantage of this limited-time special to upgrade their memberships and get private one on one time with me!

Click here for all the details.

Thanks, everyone. Make the rest of your day, and week, a masterpiece!

Mitch

P.S. If you’re a lawyer who’s interested in expanding his or her brand from local to global, this is mastermind community that will show you how to do just that.  Take a look and see if we’re a good fit for you!

The Power of “Talk Triggers”

Creating “Talk Triggers” for your professional practice or business is a powerful approach to advertising, marketing, and branding. That’s why I asked Jay Baer to be my guest on last Tuesday’s LegalMinds Mastermind live video.

Usually, my LegalMinds’ live video interviews are private but once or twice a year, I’ll open things up to the general public. This is one of those times.

For those of you who don’t know Jay, he happens to be one of the top marketing and customer experience experts in the business. He’s an inspirational “Hall of Fame” speaker, an entertaining emcee, New York Times best-selling author of six books and founder of five multi-million dollar companies. His

During this live video, Jay shared some of his best “talk trigger” word-of-mouth marketing, branding, and advertising tips. He also shared several stories and highlights discussed in his new book, “Talk Triggers: The Complete Guide to Creating Customers With Word of Mouth.”

Enjoy!

Watch here

If you’d like to connect with Jay, you can do so here.

To learn more about my global LegalMinds Mastermind, click here.

My Thoughts About Social Media in 2019

For those of you planning on using social media and digital to market your business or practice and build your brand in 2019, understand this one concept. Appreciating what I’m about to tell you and then actually executing on this approach will be critical to your success.

If this resonated with you, then you may also be interested in what we share and do in my LegalMinds mastermind https://LegalMinds.lawyer

(Paperback, Kindle and Audible)

Also, my new book, “The Ultimate Guide to Social Media For Business Owners, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs” (January 2019) is here http://www.socialmediabook.online

Black Friday Sale (All Week Long) at My LegalMinds Mastermind

Many of you know I have a global mastermind that helps professionals build their online brands. I think we’re doing things unlike any other legal mastermind on the planet. But don’t take my word for it. Turn up the volume and watch the short two minute video and listen to what product strategist, public speaker and blogger extraordinaire, Chris Lema, has to say about the community.

This week, I’m offering BIG savings during my LegalMinds Mastermind Black Friday Sale.

Save THOUSANDS off my Gold and Platinum memberships! Get additional benefits with my monthly and annual plans. This is a limited offer that ends Friday at 8 pm ET, so make sure to get all the details here https://LegalMinds.lawyer/BlackFriday

The Go-Giver Way to Enriching Your Professional Practice via Social Media

“Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment.” -Bob Burg

Tuesday night, Bob Burg (co-author of the Go-Giver book series including “The Go-Giver” and “The Go-Giver Influencer,” and author of “Endless Referrals” and “Adversaries into Allies”) shared practice success tips in my LegalMinds Mastermind Facebook Live. The show is titled, “The Go-Giver Way to Enriching Your Professional Practice via Social Media” and you can watch the recorded episode here or below. Enjoy!

This interview was part of our usual Tuesday and Thursday LegalMinds Live Videos and I’m also excited to announce that Bob is a contributing author to my new book, “Social Media for Professionals” coming out in December 2018.

Related: My interview with Bob about his book, “Adversaries into Allies.”

New Mastermind Testimonial from Attorney Leila Nosrat

Many of you know that I have a global mastermind that helps professionals learn and use social media to market their practices, build their brands, and create top of mind awareness. It’s also evolved into a powerful community that shares tips, resources and encouragement on literally a daily basis.

Today, this wonderful testimonial came in from Boston based lawyer and member, Leila Nosrat. She’s an attorney for entrepreneurs and a success strategist for students and professionals.

Please click here to learn about my mastermind and here to connect with Leila.

The Chaotic Life of an Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner

Being a small business owner is crazy hectic. Despite our best efforts, we always seem to be pulled in one direction or another on a daily basis.

The needs of our customers and clients and the demands of ongoing administration, marketing, and paying the bills never stop. For many, doing all this while balancing personal obligations tugs without relief on our hearts, minds, and souls.

This is a reality. This is what it’s like to own a small business and be an entrepreneur.

And it’s all OK.

When I first started practicing law way back in 1986, a partner in a big firm said, “Mitch, get ready to spend the rest of my career trying to get caught up.”

He was right. I’ve never been fully caught up since that day.

You may feel the same way. I want you to know that you’re not alone.

I believe there’s a difference between being caught up and keeping things manageable and under control.

In the law (yes this is a business), we’re all dealing with continually evolving facts, laws, calendars, and jurors. Change and uncertainty are constants.

But here’s the deal. I wouldn’t have it any other way. There’s always something new each day, and I haven’t been bored in more than three decades of practice.

The art of enjoying your business and practicing effective time management is to understand and embrace controlled chaos. Do what you enjoy doing and for the most part, delegate everything else out.

Don’t sweat the small stuff. Understand that you don’t have to be in control of everything.

Appreciate the reality that when all said and done, the sun will come up tomorrow and everything you didn’t get to today can probably be done tomorrow, the next day or maybe even next week.

It’s OK.

Most concerns of small business owners are just first world problems.

When I’m neck deep in controlled chaos, I try to do what Mike the Milkman suggested long ago. Do this, and you’ll be just fine.

I promise. I speak from experience.

I’ve been there. Hell, I’m still there. I’ve just learned not to let all of the nagging first world problems get under my skin.

Embrace the opportunity and excitement of having your own business. Enjoy the journey, take care of your customers and clients, and always keep moving forward.

By the way, if this post made sense to you and, you think I added a bit of perspective to owning a small business and being an entrepreneur, feel free to click here to share this post on Twitter 😉

Mitch Jackson, Esq.
LegalMinds.lawyer