In just over a week, you may listen to an exceptional and educational interview about the adverse effects of the billable hour on your brain, your life, your clients. [Link to the program is now below.] And you will be able to phone in with questions and comments. The event is sponsored by Purposeful Planning Institute as part of its series of weekly teleconferences. Although these programs are for the organization's membership, you may obtain complimentary guest access by emailing Julie Dorosz. This interview will take place on March 1, at noon Eastern, 9 AM Pacific.
A description of the interview:
Join Hartley Goldstone, Dean of the Trustscape, interviewing world-renowned value pricing expert Ron Baker and Dean of Neuroscience and Reflective Practices Stephanie West Allen for a discussion of effects the billable hour has on our minds and brains, professional and personal lives, and client satisfaction. Among topics we will consider: when the billable hour becomes akin to self-induced OCD, why it can hurt your personal life, and how it causes multiple repercussions in relationships with clients. Baker will talk about an effective alternative to the billable hour which he has perfected over many years working with lawyers, accountants, and other knowledge professionals.
Note (added March 3, 2016): Click to listen to the program now.