Finding meaning in your work with Ed Monsour [GWL127]

Ed Monsour is a tax attorney and a professor.  He joins us in this episode to share his journey from working at the Ohio lottery office with deferred prize winners to starting his own practice, and how teaching allowed him the travel the world.  He also shares tips on how to build an efficient practice and attract your best clients.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How using the Pareto Principle (80-20 rule), focusing and attracting your best clients can save you time and headaches and help you grow your practice.
  • Paradox intention: How facing and following your fears allows you to grow and live life to the fullest.
    • a technique pioneered by Victor Frankl who wrote a book called Man’s Search for Meaning.
    • For anyone unfamiliar with him or his work, Viktor Frankl was a psychologist who was a Holocaust survivor. His book is an account of his experiences while imprisoned, and the discoveries he made about human nature when we are put through such extreme and dire conditions.
  • Using an anchor, be it a picture of your family on your desk or whatever is important to you, to remind yourself of your whys and to stick to your important goals.
  • How there will always be changes in tax law, giving the practice area some security.


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