Thompson Burton Heads East


As I mentioned in the last TB video, I’ve got the good fortune of taking a business trip to Thailand with my lovely wife, Sharon.  It’s the first trip we’ve taken in over a year without the kids, and it’s on my personal bucket list.   When a client called and made the invitation, I gladly accepted. As I was on the very long flight towards Thailand, I had a lot of time to read and think.  I caught myself really counting my blessings and thinking that there’s never been a better time in history to practice law.  I mean it.  Walt and I are extremely lucky.  These are great times for two reasons: (1) the recession; and (2) technology. The recession helped trim the fat.  Big firms are getting smaller and clients are focusing more on value. They’re asking themselves, “What level of service am I receiving in exchange […]

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Episode 2, Introducing Creative Competitors


The Nashville City Club  was gracious to let us record our second video in the series at their fantastic location in downtown Nashville.  If you’re in the Nashville area, I would seriously consider joining the club.  It’s very convenient and loaded with benefits.   In this episode, Kevin and Walt announce the general theme of the video series.  We’re calling it “Creative Competitors.”  The focus of the video series will be on various members in the community who compete, including entrepreneurs and successful business people.  The theme is broad enough to even allow us room to interview athletes, musicians and anyone else that competes creatively.  In this new economy, creativity is key and we’re looking forward to exploring the keys to success with the people making it happen.  In this episode, we also talk about recent developments with the law firm, including cloud computing, accounting and methods on scaling the […]

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