Author Archives: Anna Blanch Rabe

Multiplying the value of conference attendance

Attending conferences can cost a large amount of money – I average about $1000 a conference just for hotel, flight, and that doesn’t include the tickets. For this to make sense for your business, you have to know what your ROI is to make sure you’re getting the most out of the experience. So how do you go about multiplying the value of conference attendance? While these suggestions are primarily for those attending business or professional conferences, they really apply to any kind of conference Continue reading →

Stating the Obvious: tips for nailing an interview with a social impact business

We recently went through a hiring process to add some members to our Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates. We were looking for skilled communications professionals who could step into our social impact business and help us make legalese easy to understand, share meaningful stories, and empower those who are building communities. While we ended up with two great candidates we were somewhat surprised and perturbed about some of the behaviors of some of the applicants in the interview stage. Their missteps are your opportunity to Continue reading →

Why You should care about Legal Client Education

Let’s face it. I know you’re asking why you as an attorney should care about legal client education. After all, aren’t they paying you because of how much you know? Well, no. They are paying you to add value. Bottom line: most of the time, our clients don’t understand us. In every context where I’ve worked, whether in law, higher education, non-profit or social enterprise and within the military community, general legal literacy was poor. And in the many negotiations, emails, conference calls, deals, everything Continue reading →

Vetted: leveraging military experience for private sector success

VETTED transitions Veteran leaders into industry disruptors and entrepreneurs of tomorrow through a Veteran education platform in partnership with top MBA programs. Their vision is to strengthen the private sector with our nation’s military talent. I wanted to share the work of Vetted as part of our Friday Feature: non profit leaders interview series because Dr Melgar-C’De Baca is inspiring in her own right, let alone the work that she is doing with VETTED Foundation! Dr Alba Melgar-C’De Baca finds her own post-transition mission with VETTED Foundation Continue reading →

Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates CEO honored with International Businesswoman Awards

Acquisition International Announce the Winners of the 2018 Influential Businesswoman Awards United Kingdom, 2018 – Acquisition International Magazine have announced the winners of the 2018 Influential Businesswoman Awards. The Influential Businesswoman Awards returns in 2018 to add their voice to the masses who believe gender equality is the only solution for a sustainable global economy. Promoting and encouraging women to take part in entrepreneurial endeavours and providing opportunities in market-based enterprises is key to lifting communities across the world. Despite this however, we recognise that female Continue reading →

Helping Heroes Fly: Bringing Families Together

Helping Heroes Fly helps service members connect with their families! Helping Heroes Fly, a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization was founded in February of 2016 by Pam Matt and Terri Keeney to provide airfares to our active duty enlisted military men and women who are frequently unable to purchase their own flights for such things as funerals, the birth of a child, family events, emergencies or just some well deserved R & R. A 2 year old non-profit with lessons to teach us all You will often see interviews Continue reading →

5 reasons why your law firm should not have a blog

It might seem strange for a company that provides specialist legal content to explain why you law firm should not have a blog, but we pride ourselves on our honesty! When we speak to legal partners and solo attorneys we often find that they don’t know why they have a blog attached to their firm website, or if they do they don’t think it is doing them much good. As much as we create compelling and readable content about legal topics for non specialist audiences, Continue reading →