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How To Make Money Growing Succulents (8 Methods)

  Who doesn’t love decorative succulents and cacti in the house?  If you live in the right climate, they make for excellent landscaping and garden options.  They’re hassle-free.  Kids get a kick out of cacti, that’s for sure. I bought my oldest son a cacti box and he loves it. It’s still going strong after …

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How To Make Money Growing Basil (7 Ways)

Anyone can grow basil.  Basil grows very well indoors year-round.  Most folks (including my wife) grow basil for personal consumption. But what if you have a knack for growing basil, enjoy it and have the space… can you make money growing basil? Yeah, you sure can.  Unless you plant acres of the stuff, you won’t …

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Can an Uber Driver Operate Under an LLC or Company Name? Sole Proprietorship?

Uber has become a popular way for people to get around, especially in cities where public transportation is not easily accessible. As a result, this ride-share service has become a lucrative way for anyone with a car to make money. However, many Uber drivers are not aware of the legalities involved in driving for this …

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50 CEOs Who Never Went to College (and how they managed to succeed)

While some people may believe attending a name-brand college is everything, they may be surprised to discover that some of the top CEOs in history never went to college. Whether they lacked the funds, grades, or resources to attend university, these CEOs often make up for the loss with sheer leadership ability. A look at …

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50 CEOs Who Worked Their Way Up From the Proverbial Mailroom

If anyone has any doubt about their ability to succeed in this country, they should take notice of the number of CEOs who worked their way up from the bottom of their companies. Here are fifty individuals who started at the bottom and worked their way up to the position of CEO. 1. Nick Akins …

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Do Lawyers Need to Know How to Type These Days?

Decades ago, it was not uncommon for attorneys to not know how to type. Many senior attorneys still don’t know how, as they have spent their careers dictating to secretaries who will transcribe those words. As computers became more common, more and more people in general learned how to type due to the popularity of …

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Are Lawyers Allowed to Bill Extra for their Secretaries and Paralegal’s Time?

Lawyers get a lot of heat from people all around for the rates that they charge and how they conduct their business. This frustration with lawyers leads many to ask if attorneys are even allowed to bill at the rates that they do for work done by their paralegals or secretaries. Those extra charges on …

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What’s the Typical Law Firm Profit Margin Per Partner?

There are many advantages to joining a big law firm. The cases are more interesting and diverse than what you find in a smaller boutique firm. The pay is also much more substantial when you make partner. Although I developed a passion for the law in college, I had no doubt about the kind of …

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Is it Worth the Effort Going From Legal Secretary to Paralegal?

When it comes to working in the legal field that is not performed by a lawyer, there are two professions that come to mind. A paralegal and a legal secretary are the other two most common jobs you will see in a lawyer’s office or firm. The answer to the question is it worth going …

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What are the Worst Parts of Being a Judge?

Judge Rosario Antonio Livatino has been beatified–the third of the four steps towards achieving sainthood. Obviously, much respect for the worthy judge, but it is somewhat awkward that to win this notable plaudit, Livatino first had to suffer death by Mafia assassination when a couple of mob-connected hoodlums chased him into a field and shot …

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What are the Worst Parts of Being a Lawyer?

Other than professional athletes, lawyers are the only people equally skilled, trained, and qualified to specifically defeat you. That alone can tell you how challenging and competitive being a lawyer can be. Movies have somewhat distorted the reality of being a lawyer. The truth about the law is that it can be extremely overwhelming and …

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Do First Year Lawyers Get their own Secretary? If not, When?

Have you ever wanted to be a lawyer, or do you consider yourself a fan of the law? Not me. However, I enjoy listening to attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and the defense dissecting the law. Sometimes, I don’t understand a thing of what they say. In this article, I want to dive into this question: do …

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