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Smart Man, Smarter Woman Podcast

Aug 28, 2020

Gold Nuggets in this Episode:

  • Juliet, the smarter woman, used the word “lawyerly”, and Steve remembers getting into trouble for using the term. They’re going to have to resolve this off air.
  • Andrew says you need a team. It’s not about you.
  • The culture of an organization matters. Culture is not easily transferable, or purchased. You can’t just take it off a shelf.
  • You’re going to be more successful when you can focus on the result that your services are bringing.
  • “Your kids don’t need your money, when they’re young they just need your time.”
  • It is important to discuss the elephant in the room.
  • “A truly wise person knows that they know nothing.”
  • Andrew tells us why we, as entrepreneurs, need to have two wills.
  • As entrepreneurs, it’s beneficial to think about where the business is going, and when it will end.
  • Andrew emphasizes the importance of educational growth, and about the business contingency planning toolkit. “If it all goes down tomorrow, I’ve done everything that I can.”
  • Steve and Andrew agree that engineering only makes sense to engineers.
  • “There is no such thing as work-life balance. It is all life. The balance has to be within you.” - Sadhguru


Our guest is Andrew Brown, the Chief Visionary of Brown Lawyers. His mission is to change the way people feel about lawyers, by building a business that improves the lives of the community, and encourages personal growth.


Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0