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Hire and Empower with Molly McGrath

Business & Economics Podcasts

This podcast is dedicated to providing the key ingredients to transform your employees into a dream team that creates consistent results in every aspect of the business including; team empowerment, leadership, business development, communication hiring, and firing. As some of the country’s leading staffing & management consultants, we help business owners (Entrepreneurs) and the team that support them (Intrapreneurs) to powerfully connect and work together to grow the business, together.

Location:

United States

Description:

This podcast is dedicated to providing the key ingredients to transform your employees into a dream team that creates consistent results in every aspect of the business including; team empowerment, leadership, business development, communication hiring, and firing. As some of the country’s leading staffing & management consultants, we help business owners (Entrepreneurs) and the team that support them (Intrapreneurs) to powerfully connect and work together to grow the business, together.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 246: How to Guarantee Qualified Consults and Close More Deals

3/5/2024
In this episode, Molly dives deep into the frustrations that professionals in the legal field experience when dealing with unqualified consultations and the inefficiencies that arise from them. She advocates for the strategic use of educational workshops and webinars to pre-qualify clients, ensuring that by the time a consultation occurs, the potential client is a "hell yes" and already resonates with the firm's approach. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "By the time you meet with somebody, they are already a hell YES!" - Molly McGrath Links https://estateandelderlawsummit.com/event-detailsWebsite: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/mgsPUoTW5LI

Duration:00:14:01

Episode 245: The Role of Self-Awareness in Effective Leadership

2/27/2024
In this episode, Molly sits down with Janine Zappini to uncover the keys to creating work-life alignment. From discussing the roles of self-awareness in effective leadership to incorporating practical tools for time management, this conversation outlines steps to optimize daily schedules and prioritize effectively, advocating for planning that includes both personal aspirations and family values. The episode unpacks the transformative power of self-awareness, the art of goal setting, and the establishment of strategic daily routines--all aimed at achieving efficiency without burnout. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Prioritize first what is important and urgent... delegate what's not important but very urgent." - Janine Zappini Links Website: https://www.janinezappini.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JanineZappinidotcom LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janinezappini/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/2TU_82SpSU4

Duration:01:00:34

Episode 244: The Legal Overseas Staffing Paradigm with the Founder of OnlineJobs.PH

2/20/2024
In this episode, Molly sits down with John Jonas, the founder of Onlinejobs.ph, to discuss the transformative impact that hiring Filipino workers can have on businesses, especially law firms. The conversation highlights the transformation of the legal and professional landscape, driven by the pandemic's push for remote work and tech-driven solutions. John emphasizes creating a meaningful connection with overseas staff, highlighting the unique cultural traits that make Filipino workers particularly loyal and hardworking. Key Takeaways: Overseas Staffing Paradigm: The pandemic has dramatically changed attitudes toward remote working and overseas staffing, proving beneficial for the legal industry and beyond. Why the Philippines Stands Out: The cultural traits of the Filipino workforce, such as a strong sense of loyalty, Western influence, and proficient English skills, make them exceptional remote workers. Impactful Business Growth: Integrating Filipino workers can lead to significant cost savings while simultaneously augmenting productivity and service quality. Effective Hiring Strategies: Utilizing Onlinejobs.ph, employers can efficiently filter and recruit Filipino talent, transforming their business operations without the traditional long-term onboarding process. From Worker to Leader: Hiring through Onlinejobs.ph can be the catalyst for transitioning from an overwhelmed business owner to a strategic leader with a focused, efficient team. Quote for the Show: "Hiring someone from the Philippines, someone overseas, is the number one cause of transitioning from grunt worker to CEO." - John Jonas Links Website: https://www.onlinejobs.ph/ https://ofsguide.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onlinejobs.ph John Jonas LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-jonas-41128b/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/onlinejobs-ph/Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/90dA0pSaTmE

Duration:00:49:09

Episode 243: Building Your $100k a Month Estate and Elder Law Firm

2/11/2024
In this episode, Molly and Jim Blake, Founder and CEO of Bambiz, a marketing expert for estate planning and elder law firms, discuss how to build a $ 100k-a-month estate and elder law firm. They share their proven strategies for hiring the right people, implementing effective marketing techniques, and creating a streamlined process to convert leads into clients. By following their step-by-step playbook, attorneys can achieve significant growth and success in their practices. The episode also introduces an upcoming live event in Denver, Colorado, where Molly and Jim will provide in-depth training and guidance to help attorneys reach their financial goals. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "If you hire the right people and implement the right marketing,...you can create the $100,000+ month law practice." - Jim Blake Links https://www.estateandelderlawsummit.com/event-details Bambiz Website: https://bambiz.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bambizmarketing LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bambiz/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/IFkbILe6jfI

Duration:00:27:58

Episode 242: The Law Firm Financial Flywheel

2/6/2024
In this episode, Molly McGrath is joined by Chelsea Williams, a CFO and financial expert, to discuss the law firm financial flywheel. They emphasize the importance of understanding and managing your law firm's finances, and how it can lead to better decision-making and business growth. Chelsea explains the three pillars of the financial flywheel: the financial foundation, forecasting and budgeting, and implementing systems. They also discuss the role of a bookkeeper and the benefits of outsourcing your bookkeeping. Throughout the conversation, Chelsea and Molly highlight the importance of being an agile entrepreneur and using data and metrics to drive business decisions. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "If you want to grow and scale, you cannot measure what you cannot see. Your numbers are your compass." - Chelsea Williams Links Website: https://www.yourcoresolution.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourcoresolution/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelseamwilliams-themoneywhisperer/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/TMZR64S15n4

Duration:00:48:42

Episode 241: Stop Buying Process Manuals

1/30/2024
In this episode, Molly McGrath dives deep into the realm of law firm management, focusing on the challenges associated with implementing systems and processes. She highlights the common frustration law firms face after investing heavily in process manuals and systems that fail to deliver the anticipated results and how this often leads to issues such as upset clients and financial strain. Join the conversation to learn about refining your law firm's systems and processes, and embrace a culture of creativity and scalability that isn't solely dependent on traditional, ineffective methods. Key Takeaways: Traditional systems and manuals often fail to resonate with team members and don't guarantee effective or followed procedures in law firms. Systems and processes require constant evaluation and adaptation to remain efficient and relevant, especially with technological advancements like AI. Effective system implementation relies on involving and empowering team members who directly engage with these processes. Quote for the Show: "The only way you know if [a system] works is if you have a structure in place to test and measure it daily." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/U2z35UU7Fv0

Duration:00:17:47

Episode 240: Does Size Matter?

1/23/2024
In this episode, Molly challenges the common perceptions that law firms and professionals have about being 'small' or 'big' and what these terms really signify to their growth and potential. She emphasizes that it's not just about numbers, it's about mindset, strategic planning, and growth irrespective of size. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "What's your definition of growth or scaling?" - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/Ez9Q4HYDgQ8

Duration:00:13:40

Episode 239: Fix Your Intake

1/16/2024
In this episode, Molly dives deep into the intricacies of law firm intake systems, debunking common myths and confronting the inefficiencies rampant in the industry. She dissects show rates, conversion tracking, and the proper categorization of leads and clients, emphasizing that knowledge coupled with action is the true catalyst for power. The key to mastering intake isn't found in a fancy spreadsheet or dashboard; it's in the gritty details of each step and interaction. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Knowledge is power with action and execution." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/hgCsEYTPdHM

Duration:00:18:38

Episode 238: Why Can't My Employees Just Do Their Job

1/9/2024
In this episode, Molly addresses the common frustration of employees and employers who feel like they can't get their work done. She emphasizes the importance of clear communication, proper training, and defining roles and goals. Molly encourages both employees and employers to come together and have an open conversation to identify the reasons behind the challenges and find solutions. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Suffering in silence is not the solution. Your attorney might not even be aware of it." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/rZhUv3Cc9UM

Duration:00:15:43

Episode 237: Do You Even Understand Your KPIs

1/2/2024
In this episode, Molly emphasizes the importance of clear goals and metrics in order to achieve success in a law firm. While many firms have a vision for revenue and entrepreneurial freedom, the metrics can often be unclear and fuzzy. Molly explains that having clear metrics at every step of the process is crucial for consistent growth and success. She provides examples of how metrics differ between marketing, intake, and sales, highlighting the importance of tracking cancellations and reschedules. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "The metrics are how you consistently grow." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/hweimmaZd5U

Duration:00:13:55

Episode 236: How to Hold Hard Bargains with Your Attorneys

12/26/2023
In this episode, Molly McGrath discusses the importance of holding hard bargains with attorneys and how to set boundaries in the workplace. She emphasizes that team members should not accept behavior that goes against agreed-upon rules and processes. Molly also highlights the need for open communication and accountability between attorneys and their team members. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "We're reminding you of what we want. We want process, we want reporting." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/8_ejVaeFamk

Duration:00:16:50

Episode 235: Simplifying Organizational Charts and Job Descriptions for Efficiency

12/19/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the importance of simplifying organizational charts, job descriptions, and tasks within a law firm or business. She emphasizes the need to focus on job roles rather than individual people and to view tasks as part of the job description in motion. Molly also addresses the constantly changing job descriptions and provides solutions for maintaining clarity and consistency within a team. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Job descriptions are not about the person, they are about the role." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/f4bBjX9xFcI

Duration:00:11:21

Episode 234: STOP Complicating the Onboarding Process

12/12/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the easiest onboarding plan for new employees. She challenges the common belief that onboarding takes six months and suggests that it can be done in just 30 days. Molly emphasizes the importance of understanding how each employee best learns and tailoring the training accordingly. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "People learn by teach, show, do, go, grow." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/7eDSiTUop3w

Duration:00:13:02

Episode 233: Core Values and Culture are NOT the Same

12/5/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the importance of law firm culture and how it impacts employee satisfaction and retention. She emphasizes the difference between core values and culture, and shares examples of how law firms can improve their culture. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Culture is in the bones and the blood. It is our beliefs. It's how we behave. It's how we walk and talk." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/dwSl5kF-ACs

Duration:00:20:45

Episode 232: The Danger of Accepting Mediocre Work in Law Firms

11/28/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the danger of accepting mediocre work in law firms. She emphasizes the importance of continuously striving for growth and improvement, even when things are going well. She encourages law firm owners to get curious, ask the right questions, and analyze key metrics to ensure long-term success and scalability. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Stop making decisions based on what your bookkeeper tells you or your CFO." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/AkOI_z-rSNw

Duration:00:16:04

Episode 231: Navigating Conflict in Law Firms: Finding the Right Seat

11/21/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the issue of conflict in law firms and the importance of addressing it in real-time. She challenges the notion that conflict is inherently negative and suggests that it only arises when conversations are avoided. She also raises the question of whether individuals are in the right role within their firms and encourages self-reflection to determine if a change is needed. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Conflict only occurs when you are sweeping things under the rug and not having the conversation in real-time." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/zauuxmSFNxk

Duration:00:10:48

Episode 230: You're Not Fooling Anyone

11/14/2023
In this episode, Molly addresses the issue of attorneys avoiding administrative tasks and hiding from their team members. She provides practical strategies for team members to approach their attorneys and offer assistance in completing tasks. Molly also encourages attorneys to be open to feedback and create a culture where team members feel comfortable raising concerns and offering solutions. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "Stop hiding from your team members, stop ditching them." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/NKUTOiFBawk

Duration:00:16:23

Episode 229: Are Your PNCs Not Responding?

11/7/2023
In this episode, Molly discusses the challenges law firms face when prospects are unresponsive and shares strategies to improve follow-up and conversion rates. She emphasizes the importance of clear communication and understanding the different stages of the client's journey. Molly also highlights the need for a well-defined intake process and offers insights on how to manage prospects' expectations. Key Takeaways: Quote for the Show: "It's not a no, it means not now." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/F3FSZIimZhk

Duration:00:19:27

Episode 228: What If The Miracle You Need Is Just You Getting Out of Your Own Way

10/31/2023
Molly McGrath emphasizes the importance of effective communication and empowerment within law firms. She highlights the need for attorneys to trust their team members and allow them to take on leadership roles in running the firm. She also encourages team members to have courageous conversations with their attorneys and express their needs and concerns. ‌ Key Takeaways ‌ Quote for the Show: "Attorneys, give your team members an opportunity to step up and lead, to become legal leaders." - Molly McGrath ‌ Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk ‌ Ways to Tune In: https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7Nhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDHhttps://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcwhttps://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutionshttps://youtu.be/GvwEco0GcP4

Duration:00:17:39

Episode 227: When your New Employee says, "I Know Everyone here is Stressed"

10/18/2023
Molly discusses the importance of addressing stress and overwhelm in law firms. She shares a story about a new hire who constantly mentioned that everyone was stressed, which led her to uncover various breakdowns in the firm's processes. Molly emphasizes the need to pay attention to the language used in the workplace and to give new employees the time and support they need to succeed. Key Takeaways Quote for the Show: "Give people the time to really show up for what you hired them for." - Molly McGrath Links Website: https://hiringandempowering.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiringandempowering LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hiring&empoweringsolutions/ Law Firm Admin Bootcamp: https://www.lawfirmadminbootcamp.com/ Get Fix My Boss Book: https://amzn.to/3PCeEhk Ways to Tune In: Amazon Music - https://www.amazon.com/Hiring-and-Empowering-Solutions/dp/B08JJSLJ7N Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hiring-and-empowering-solutions/id1460184599 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/3oIfsDDnEDDkcumTCygHDH Google Podcast - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmxpYnN5bi5jb20vMTc4MTM2L3Jzcw Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/show/hiring-and-empowering-solutions YouTube - https://youtu.be/7Mk9Pns5p1w

Duration:00:20:15