The PBI Blog


The Power of “Yes”: How the Hebrew Free Loan Society Helped Those Hurt by the Government Shutdown

Feb 6, 2019

Three weeks into the recent government shutdown, the Hebrew Free Loan Society of Greater Philadelphia was inspired to do something meaningful for workers not receiving pay. Marshal Granor tells the story of how they used $500,000 to change 400 lives in one week—and the power of saying “yes”.


Law Firm Holiday Parties: Maximize Success and Avoid Mishaps

Dec 4, 2018

Law firms of all sizes host holiday parties in December, and many lawyers have one or two could-have-been-avoided mishaps tattooed in their memories, whether they had a starring role in them or not. Think proactively, and make yours the best holiday event ever.


Are You As Good a Communicator As You Can Be?

Nov 20, 2018

As lawyers, we speak for our clients every day. We get and give info from and to our staff, clients, colleagues, courts. How do your skills stack up? See if these 5 points will boost your skills and make your day easier.


Mindful Lawyering: Build Better Resilience Through Wellness

Nov 6, 2018

Lawyers, balance is within your power. You do great things for others, now do it for yourselves. Here are a few ideas to put some spring into your step and a smile on your face.


Should a Lawyer Develop a Personal Brand?

Oct 23, 2018

How do people remember lawyers? Creating a personal brand is one way. Try these ideas and note they all require consistency. Remember, a lot of products and services rely on consistency to get business. Here’s how to play your A game every day.


Networking Not Working?

Oct 9, 2018

While some feel uncomfortable and unauthentic in the networking circuit, some have a natural passion for meeting new people and making fresh connections. Wherever you would personally categorize yourself, you’ll want to consider these 6 basic tips to make the most of your mingling.


Personal Finance in the Digital Age

Sep 25, 2018

With nearly limitless technology at your fingertips, so many things have gotten faster and easier, and managing your money is no exception. Wondering where to begin?