As the corporate world is slowly dismantling itself through continual layoffs, downsizing, even insolvency, those who still have years of productivity in them are heading for self-employment in the field of coaching. You want to be a Coach, Do You? What was once a closely guarded group of industry experts and psychologists is not so private and specialized group.
Attorneys are probably good at legal stuff. However, it’s called law school for a reason. They don’t teach lawyers how to market themselves, only how to understand and interpret the law. That’s the absolute best reason available as to why attorneys should outsource their marketing. They just don’t have it within them to do it on their own.
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This is a true story. In February of 2002, when I left J.M. Perrone, Inc. to start ListLaunchers, we had a prayer ceremony at our new offices just before we actually moved into the office. There, sitting on the floor, in the presence of my family, friends and some business associates, the priest said the following prayer (I still remember every word of it as if it were yesterday):