#35: Leveraging Technology for Legal Research + Running a Company in the Age of COVID-19 with Erik Pickering, President of Tracers

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#35: Leveraging Technology for Legal Research + Running a Company in the Age of COVID-19 with Erik Pickering, President of Tracers

 
 
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Melissa and Erik talk entrepreneurship, “Research Gurus,” and how to deal with these uncertain times (how to hope for the best and plan for the worst!). It’s not too late …

[Announcement] Two Weeks of Daily Accountability with Melissa Shanahan

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[Announcement] Two Weeks of Daily Accountability with Melissa Shanahan

 
 
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To help you stay focused and uber-productive during this COVID-phase, Melissa is hosting two weeks of daily accountability calls – starting APRIL 1st! This is totally free and welcome to …

#31: Win/Win/Win — A Decision Filter to Use on the Regular

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#31: Win/Win/Win — A Decision Filter to Use on the Regular

 
 
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Use this tool to help you cut through the mental noise and make decisions a no-brainer. Mentioned in this episode: Melissa’s personal Instagram: @melishanahan Find her on Peloton: melishan Listen …

#30: Joey Vitale — Thoughts, Opinions, and Lessons Learned

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#30: Joey Vitale — Thoughts, Opinions, and Lessons Learned

 
 
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Melissa and Joey talk about asking the *right* questions to better reach your ideal clients, how knowing your numbers itself is a WIN, being obsessed with integrity!, and more! Mentioned …

#29: Jordan Ostroff — Real Relationships, Better Referrals

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#29: Jordan Ostroff — Real Relationships, Better Referrals

 
 
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In this week’s episode, Melissa interviews attorney, business-owner, and soon-to-be author, Jordan Ostroff. Melissa and Jordan talk about creating a healthy work environment, the power of networking and referrals, and …

#28: Emily Kerr-Finell — Entrepreneurship and All its Facets

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#28: Emily Kerr-Finell — Entrepreneurship and All its Facets

 
 
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Melissa and Emily discuss the importance of understanding what your customer/client REALLY needs, knowing how your strengths can also be your weaknesses, and how to combat that. Get to know …

#27: Damon Pendleton — Growing Your Firm to Match Your Dreams

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#27: Damon Pendleton — Growing Your Firm to Match Your Dreams

 
 
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Melissa and Damon talk about his journey from law school to running a multi-office firm, the advantages of growth, and the benefits of a competitive personality. Learn more about Damon …

#26: Chelsea Z. Williams — Getting Your (Financial) House in Order

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#26: Chelsea Z. Williams — Getting Your (Financial) House in Order

 
 
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Melissa and financial expert Chelsea Williams discuss financial clarity, money-myths, the importance of “getting your house in order”, and their shared passion of working closely with lawyers. Learn more about …

#25: Luke Tyson — Company Culture and Conflict Resolution

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#25: Luke Tyson — Company Culture and Conflict Resolution

 
 
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This week, Melissa talks with Luke about blunt feedback, conflict resolution, asynchronous work, and having a company Vision. Mentioned in this week’s episode: Minaal   Slack Quip Asana  Simon Sinek Luke’s …

#24: Sarah Santacroce — LinkedIn and the Human Connection

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#24: Sarah Santacroce — LinkedIn and the Human Connection

 
 
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This week, Melissa and Sarah talk about tips and tricks for how to use LinkedIn! Sarah reminds listeners that businesses are people, and explains the importance of consistency and making …

#23: Francine E. Love — Building a Firm with Love (Pun Intended)

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#23: Francine E. Love — Building a Firm with Love (Pun Intended)

 
 
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This week, Melissa and Francine discuss bringing kindness and compassion into the business of law, and the magic of women working together. New York Small Business Owners, click here for …

#19: Self-Confidence

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#19: Self-Confidence

 
 
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This week, Melissa discusses the importance of self-confidence, trusting yourself, and keeping promises to yourself. Before you listen, make sure you’ve FIRST listened to Episode 17 of the Velocity Work …

#16: The Catalyzing Effect of Constant Recognition (Inside Your Firm)

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#16: The Catalyzing Effect of Constant Recognition (Inside Your Firm)

 
 
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In this week’s episode, Melissa explains the importance of recognition and gives a wealth of examples to help you start celebrating and thereby better motivating your team! Click here for …

#15: Two Important Numbers in Strategic Planning + How to Calculate Them

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#15: Two Important Numbers in Strategic Planning + How to Calculate Them

 
 
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Melissa explains how to calculate two very important numbers for your firm and delves into how they can be used in strategic planning. Click here for the FREE 2020 Strategy …

#13: Essential Elements of a Worthwhile Strategic Plan + Free Strategic Planning Guide

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#13: Essential Elements of a Worthwhile Strategic Plan + Free Strategic Planning Guide

 
 
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Melissa breaks down essential elements of a solid strategic plan, their importance, and how to think through them. CLICK HERE FOR OUR SIMPLE STRATEGIC PLANNING GUIDE! It’s been specifically designed …

#10: How Being an Emotional Adult Will Supercharge Your Firm

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#10: How Being an Emotional Adult Will Supercharge Your Firm

 
 
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Melissa explains the difference between emotional childhood and emotional adulthood, and provides a self-coaching model to help owner-attorneys find power in their perspective. Show notes: 1. Leave us a voicemail …

#9: Time to Push the Reset Button? The Importance of Not Leaving Yourself in the Dust

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#9: Time to Push the Reset Button? The Importance of Not Leaving Yourself in the Dust

 
 
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Melissa shares a recent realization and some reflective questions to help and/or prevent personal depletion. Show notes for Episode 9: Katie Kenny: Hair stylist and makeup artist (@lovekatiekenny on Instagram) …

#6: Stop Simultaneously Using Coaches/Consultants/Programs, etc.

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#6: Stop Simultaneously Using Coaches/Consultants/Programs, etc.

 
 
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Deciding to invest in a coach, consultant, or program can be a fantastic strategic move. But if you’re using more than one at any given time, you’re likely wasting time …