54 episodes

The Velocity Work podcast is for lawyers who run their own firm. It explores tactics, tools, and stories that help owner-attorneys push past simply lawyering well to building a successful firm. Melissa Shanahan, Velocity Work's founder, helps clients and listeners shift how they operate in order to achieve the next level for their firm and their life. From numbers and business strategy to discipline and mental health, Melissa's approach provides sustainable success.

Velocity Work Melissa Shanahan

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

The Velocity Work podcast is for lawyers who run their own firm. It explores tactics, tools, and stories that help owner-attorneys push past simply lawyering well to building a successful firm. Melissa Shanahan, Velocity Work's founder, helps clients and listeners shift how they operate in order to achieve the next level for their firm and their life. From numbers and business strategy to discipline and mental health, Melissa's approach provides sustainable success.

    [Part 2] Behind the Curtain of Mastery Groups

    [Part 2] Behind the Curtain of Mastery Groups

    In this week's episode, learn more about what it's like to go through the process of a Sprint Month, from having to constrain down to a single goal for the month, to the power of the everyday lessons learned. If you haven't already, check out Part 1 first for a good introduction! 

    • 53 min
    [Part 1] Behind the Curtain of Mastery Groups

    [Part 1] Behind the Curtain of Mastery Groups

    Velocity Work celebrates a year of podcasts by taking a deep-dive behind the scenes of one of our most successful programs. In Part 1, listen in for the "before" and "after" experiences of seven intrepid owner-attorneys who took major projects from idea to completion in one month.

    • 38 min
    Future Regrets

    Future Regrets

    Change begins with taking responsibility for how things turn out, both right now and in the future. This week, Melissa helps listeners get really honest with themselves about what needs to change to avoid "future regrets." 

    • 16 min
    All-In

    All-In

    This week, Melissa deconstructs what it means to be "all-in" in work, on a project, in your personal life, or whatever it is that you are passionate about. 

    • 27 min
    Pain Now or Pain Later--You Decide

    Pain Now or Pain Later--You Decide

    Delaying gratification is painful, but so is failing to meet your goals. Listen in to think through your aversion to pain when it comes to honoring your calendar and your commitments. 

    • 25 min
    Lazy Choices

    Lazy Choices

    This week's episode is all about questioning your methods and your reasoning behind your methods. If you've been doing things one way because you've always done it that way, now is the time to investigate that. Appealing to tradition is a lazy choice. Listen in for more...

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

ErnieAttorney ,

Practical, Profound & Powerful

Melissa Shanahan truly and deeply cares about helping solo & small firm lawyers. And just as important, she has profound practical wisdom about how to help lawyers build thriving, fulfilling businesses.

I don’t know any other legal podcast that combines her level of insight and actionable advice. This is a rare gem that comes pre-polished, ready for you to use and benefit from immediately.

writlaw ,

Great information that will make you smile

Melissa provides great information and content and her passion for helping is obvious. Not only will you learn something you’ll come out with a smile

Ryan McKeen ,

Melissa Brings So Much Value

If you run a business you should listen to this podcast. Melissa brings so much value. She does so in a way that is kind and insightful. With every episode I find myself stopping it and dictating into my notes app. Great stuff!

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