As attorneys who run law firms, we try really hard to land new clients. With every potential lead, we try our best to please the potential client and serve them well. Now it appears that scammers are using our professionalism against us in a new scam.
A lot of people have great ideas as well as the desire to follow their dreams and work on their ideas. But there are many hurdles and barriers standing in the way. The number one hurdle, at least in my case, is fear.
But fear could be healthy. Many years ago when I was trying to make a living racing motorcycles, my mentor used to tell me: “fear is good.” That didn’t make much sense at first. After all, this was around the same time everyone was parading around with those “NO FEAR” stickers. How could fear be good? I thought fear made me weak and kept me from reaching my full potential.
In time, however, I came to appreciate fear.