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Business Coach  Gary Mitchell has articles published on Law 360 Canada, Answering Legal, Attorney At Law, ABA’s Mind Your Business, Lexpert, The Lawyers Daily, in The Lawyers Weekly, Lexpert, and CBA’s Practice Link.   

2023 Articles

Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Growing a Practice or Firm (Law360, May 2023)

Growing Your Firm? Do the Math! (Spotlight Branding, April, 2023)

Lawyer Coach Gary Mitchell Asks “Where Is Your Breaking Point?” (Answering Legal, March 8, 2023)

What a Coach Could Do for Your Firm (Spotlight Branding, February 17, 2023)

4 Simple Self-Care Tips for Firm Owners (Spotlight Branding, January 13, 2023)

2022 Articles

Answering Legal Presents: The Lawyer’s Guide To 2023 (Answering Legal, December 8, 2022)

Lawyer Coach Gary Mitchell Makes The Case For Value Billing (Answering Legal, September 6, 2022)

  Lawyer Coach Gary Mitchell Shares Tips On Conducting A Time Audit (Answering Legal, June 28, 2022)

The Coach: Self-care in legal industry (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 7, 2022)

Lawyer Coach Gary Mitchell Says, “Think 22 Not 92” (Answering Legal, May 10, 2022)

In Defense: Why Most Lawyers Are Not Prone to the Business of Law (Attorney at Law Magazine, April 20, 2022)

The Coach: Law firm HR and the ‘Great Resignation’ (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 5, 2022)

The Coach: The COVID-19 law firm goes virtual (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 14, 2022)

The Coach: The importance of setting goals (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 1, 2022)

  The Coach: Embrace 2022 with a positive attitude (The Lawyer’s Daily, January 4, 2022)

2021 Articles

The Coach: Where to start with practice management, part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, November 1, 2021)

The Coach: Where to start with practice management, part one (The Lawyer’s Daily, October 5, 2021)

The Coach: How marketing, business development cross over (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 3, 2021)

The Coach: Cross-serving, not selling (The Lawyer’s Daily, July 9, 2021)

The Coach: Emergence of the ‘lawyerpreneur’ (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 11, 2021)

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 30, 2021)

The Coach: A year later: What does COVID-19 mean for you? (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 27, 2021)

The Coach: Succession planning for larger firms part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 9, 2021)

The Coach: Succession planning for large firms, part one (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 1st, 2021)

The Coach: Small firm succession planning part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 9, 2021)

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week (The Lawyer’s Daily, January 8, 2021)

The Coach: Small firm succession planning part one (The Lawyer’s Daily, January 5, 2021)

2020 Articles

The Coach: Where are the profits? Part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, October 30, 2020)

The Coach: Where are the profits? Part one (The Lawyer’s Daily, October 5, 2020)

The Coach: What does COVID-19 mean for you? (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 9, 2020)

The Coach: Managing growth: Communication and cash flow (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 22, 2020)

The Coach: Managing growth: New hires, right seats (The Lawyer’s Daily, May 21, 2020)

The Coach: Law firm leadership in uncertain times (The Lawyer’s Daily, May 6, 2020)

The Coach: Managing growth: When and who to hire (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 4, 2020)

The Coach: From solo to firm: Part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 7, 2020)

The Coach: From solo to firm: Part one (The Lawyer’s Daily, January 7, 2020)

2019 Articles

The Coach: Where are the profits? Part two (The Lawyer’s Daily, December 23, 2019)

The Coach: Where are the profits? (The Lawyer’s Daily, October 24, 2019)

The Coach: Winning the talent war (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 13, 2019)

The Coach: Succeeding through business development (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 21, 2019)

The Coach: Succeeding through financial management | Gary Mitchell and Mayur Gadhia (The Lawyer’s Daily, May 24, 2019)

The Coach: Succeeding though administrative management (The Lawyer’s Daily, May 1, 2019)

Appeal Court brings dying declarations ‘back into the limelight’ in murder trial: lawyer (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 11, 2019)

The Coach: Practice management (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 21, 2019)

The Coach: Building a successful law firm (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 12, 2019)

2018 Articles

The Coach: Improve productivity, profitability through engagement (The Lawyer’s Daily, December 18, 2018)

The Coach: Marketing retail law ‘B to C’ (The Lawyer’s Daily, November 26, 2018)

The Coach: Law firm leadership by empowerment (The Lawyer’s Daily, October 22, 2018)

The Coach: Your people, cost or investment? (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 20, 2018)

Increase your success with lateral hires (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 27, 2018)

The Coach: What’s in your plan for retirement? (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 12, 2018)

The Coach: Don’t sell your clients, serve them (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 27, 2018)

The Coach: Thinking a week ahead puts you in control (The Lawyer’s Daily, January 31, 2018)

2017 Articles

The Coach: Time management strategies for lawyers (The Lawyer’s Daily, December 15, 2017)

The Coach: Why invest in your people? (The Lawyer’s Daily, November 10, 2017)

The Coach: Managing your clients (The Lawyer’s Daily, August 16th, 2017)

The Coach: Taking the ‘service-first’ approach to marketing (The Lawyer’s Daily, July 13, 2017)

The Coach: Generating additional work from current clients (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 15, 2017)

The Coach: Start small to implement change (The Lawyer’s Daily, May 3, 2017)

Riding the wave of change (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 30, 2017)

Becoming the leader of the practice pack (The Lawyer’s Daily, March 23, 2017)

Turn your workshops into business leads (The Lawyer’s Daily, February 16, 2017)

 Ontario law society launches Coach and Advisor Network  (The Lawyer’s Weekly, January 20, 2017)

Lawyers face many challenges, but use strategies to help (The Lawyer’s Weekly, January 19, 2017)

2016 Articles

Making business development a key priority (The Lawyer’s Daily, December 15, 2016)

 Standout Service Makes a Firm Stand Out (The Lawyers Weekly, November 18, 2016)

 Your Insights Have Value, So Start Sharing (The Lawyers Weekly, October 7, 2016)

Moves (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 16, 2016)

 Networking Doesn’t Have To Be A Pain (The Lawyers Weekly, September 9, 2016)

 Presentations Can Set Stage To Reel In Clients (The Lawyers Weekly, August 12, 2016)

 Embrace Innovation Or Risk Becoming A Dinosaur (The Lawyers Weekly, June 3, 2016)

 Build a reputation with help of media relations (The Lawyers Weekly, April 22, 2016)

 It Is Essential To Build Relationships On The Way Up (The Lawyers Weekly, March 25, 2016)

 Growing Your Firm Presents New Challenges (The Lawyers Weekly, February 5, 2016)

2015 Articles

 Big Changes Start Small (The Lawyers Weekly, November 6, 2015)

Getting some wind behind your sales (The Lawyer’s Daily, November 5, 2015)

 Moving Beyond the Billable Hour (The Lawyers Weekly, October 9, 2015)

The building blocks of a successful career (The Lawyer’s Daily, September 17, 2015)

 Target Market Research (The Lawyers Weekly, September 15, 2015)

 Mastering the Follow Through (The Lawyers Weekly, August 27, 2015)

 Wave of Change (The Lawyers Weekly, August 14, 2015)

Overcoming the ‘big shock’ of running your own business (The Lawyer’s Daily, June 25, 2015)

Start with a conversation (The Lawyer’s Daily, April 30, 2015)

 Bencher Election LSUC (The Lawyers Weekly, March 27, 2015)

 Aging Partners (The Lawyers Weekly, February 27, 2015)

2014 Articles

 When disruption means opportunity (The Lawyers Weekly, August 15, 2014)

 Transforming your firm into a business team (The Lawyers Weekly, June 27, 2014)

 Set clear targets to get best results possible (The Lawyers Weekly, May 23, 2014)

 It’s better to have several rainmakers instead of one (The Lawyers Weekly, April 25, 2014)

 Client events more than just saying thanks (The Lawyers Weekly, March 28, 2014)

 Changing practice areas can revive your career (The Lawyers Weekly, February 28, 2014)

 Short term savings might mean long term losses (The Lawyers Weekly, January 24, 2014)

2013 Articles

 Creating a Business Development Culture (The Lawyers Weekly, Nov 2013)

 Client Relations and Business Development (The Lawyers Weekly, Sept 2013)

 Business Development and Law Clerks (The Lawyers Weekly, Aug 2013)

 Succession Planning (The Lawyers Weekly, June 2013)

 Are you ready to grow your practice? (The Lawyers Weekly, May 2013)

 Creating your practice plan Part Four (The Lawyers Weekly, April 2013)

 Creating your practice plan Part Three (The Lawyers Weekly, March 2013)

 Creating your practice plan Part Two (The Lawyers Weekly, February 2013)

 Creating your practice plan Part One (The Lawyers Weekly, January 2013)

2012 Articles

 Business development overview part two (The Lawyers Weekly, December 2012)

 Business development overview part one (The Lawyers Weekly, November 2012)

 Creating a mastermind group (The Lawyers Weekly, October 2012)

 Creating your blog (The Lawyers Weekly, September 2012)

 Starting a new client relationship (The Lawyers Weekly, August 2012)

 Measuring results (The Lawyers Weekly, July 2012) When you are engaged in business development, you should be measuring your success. Here is how to do that.

 Using LinkedIn (The Lawyers Weekly, June 2012) Looking to unravel the mystery? Find out how you can attract new clients using LinkedIn.

 Changing direction? (The Lawyers Weekly, May 2012) If you find yourself needing to change practice areas, here is a ‘how to’.

 Training and coaching (The Lawyers Weekly, April 2012) If you are uncertain how to begin to help your lawyers better understand and become effective at business development, this article is for you.

 Navigating partnership (The Lawyers Weekly, March 2012) If you are looking to speed up the path to partnership or ways to go from non-equity to full equity partner, read this.

2011 Articles

 In uncertain times (The Lawyers Weekly, November 2011) If the economy has you down, there is reason to keep your chin up. It’s not bad news for every lawyer and every practice area, in fact it’s good news for some.

 Managing your time (The Lawyers Weekly, July 2011) The issue of time management comes up more often when I am working with my clients. If you don’t have effective systems to manage your time, you won’t be that keen on adding time to your schedule for business development and marketing your practice.

 Business development for associates (The Lawyers Weekly, March 2011) I am often asked when giving presentations on lawyer marketing, what should associates be doing to build for the future and lay the ground work for a successful career? There are many things junior associates can start to do to speed up the partner track and build your own book of business.

 Client relationships (The Lawyers Weekly, February 2011) As a lawyer have you found it challenging to attract new clients and bring in new work? Do you sometimes get frustrated with the lack of results for your efforts?


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