Author Archives: B2 Team

Time to Give

People by and large are generous. And it is this time of year that giving increases dramatically. The charitable impulse goes up by 31 percent each December, and if you own a business or run an organization, research indicates that 63 percent of your employees or members will be giving....

Are you ready for 2018?

Year-end can be a pretty hectic time for many of us. As a business owner though, this is an ideal time to work on positioning your firm for a prosperous new year. Important areas to focus on for 2018… Think about strategic planning. Evaluate your firm’s successes as well as...

Emotional Retention: New Strategies to Retain Top Talent

Great businesses are built with great people. In today’s competitive employment market, it’s hard enough to recruit those great people, but the real challenge is getting them to stay. Traditional retention strategies haven’t worked so it’s time to take a fresh look at how to keep the best people you...

Best of Texas 2017

It’s Official!!! We are excited to receive this recognition from the Texas Lawyer and want to thank our clients and everyone who voted to honor us with this award! We greatly value your continued confidence in our services and look forward to working with you in the future! _______________________________________________________________________________ B2...

It’s Budget Time…Are You Ready?

It’s budget time…what’s your first thought? “Where do I begin?” … “There’s no way to predict what is going to happen, so why bother?” … “There’s not enough time to do this.” … “I can build it, but no one will ever use it.” Regardless of your thoughts on budgets,...

Summertime Blues? 10 Apps to Check Out this Summer

I recently attended the State Bar of Texas conference in Dallas and sat in on the Computer Technology Section session – “60 Apps in 60 Minutes.” I thought I would share some that might make your life easier! Adobe Sign, an Adobe Document Cloud solution, is a cloud-based, enterprise-class eSignature...

Is Money Slipping Through Your Fingers?

Struggle with Cash Flow? Henry Ford once famously said: “Vision without execution is just hallucination.” While revenue production is the core goal for every business, the real magic is in understanding and managing your cash cycle. You can’t execute without cash. As Patty Block – consultant and owner of The...

Do Compensation Plans Drive Succession Planning Results?

Compensation – or lack thereof – drives many if not most succession plans. The most obvious reason for a succession plan is to compensate principals fairly for the firm they’ve built with their entrepreneurial spirit, including the physical assets and intellectual property they own, and for the money they’ve invested...

A Well Thought Out Blog Can Grow Your Law Firm

Before blogs even existed, there were firm newsletters. Law firms sent them out as a way to build community among existing and prospective clients. They were a branding tool that also fostered loyalty. The internet accelerated that formula, allowing law firms to not only save money on print and mailing,...