If you are running a law firm, it isn’t an easy task. Some days you likely feel like you are moving your firm forward. Other days, no matter how hard you and your employees are trying, you might feel like there are things that your law firm could candidly do better.
No matter the situation you are currently in, it’s always good to pull back and look at your law firm from a far from time-to-time. What is it that your law firm is doing particularly well? In what areas are there areas in which things could be changed for the better?
At the end of the day, it’s useful to look at the areas for potential improvement. A game-plan on what you can tweak or improve can be vitally important. Some change can be implemented quickly. Other change might require careful planning and excellent communication within your law firm.
Even when things are generally going well, you want to continue to move your firm forward. For example, the reality is that if your law firm is not growing, it is likely shrinking. And if your law firm isn’t being made better, the reality is that thing will probably become stale — which can cause things to go awry.
While employees can often be resistant to change, look for ways where you can gradually improve things over time. What can you do today to improve your law firm? What can you do a month from now, six months from now or a year from now to improve your law firm?
These are questions you should always be asking. If you have any thoughts, feel free to share them below.