Are you addicted to this?

Are you addicted to this?

Lately I’ve noticed a lot of people are jonesin’ for a fix. A productivity fix. Yeah, you heard me right. I think people are addicted to learning about productivity. You get into this area of self-improvement or business improvement and just watch your news feed ads...
How to get the most out of lawyer conferences

How to get the most out of lawyer conferences

I met with one of my business coaches a while back (external accountability for the WIN). We talked a lot about ways I can grow my business, and there was one thing he said that I didn’t quite agree with. Quit wasting all your time on all those 3-day conferences! I...
5 reasons you should give up free consultations

5 reasons you should give up free consultations

I’ve made some really huge changes to my practice since I started Birken Law Office back in 2016. And one of the hardest (and most valuable) changes has been to STOP GIVING AWAY MY TIME. Read: no more free consultations. Yep. How it works When someone calls or emails...
Are you a good friend?

Are you a good friend?

When I was a kid I used to love being pen pals. I’d go to summer camp, make loads of new friends and then write letters to them all year long. Something reminded me of this the other day and I wondered what happened to my pen pals. At some point I guess we just...