Client Gift Guide

Client Gift Guide

Holiday gift giving for clients and customers can be a less-than-sparkly experience. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. We’ve developed the ultimate client gift guide by dividing up your list of clients into three categories to determine the perfect...
An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

Frequently discussed this time of the year, at CSR we are acutely aware and grateful for our clients and for everything that enables us to be (as Matthew Kelly says) “…the best version of ourselves.”  A healthy attitude of gratitude is important to cultivate now as...
Courage Over Comfort

Courage Over Comfort

In part 2 of our Brené Brown Netflix binge, we’re discussing the willingness to “choose courage over comfort” and to be vulnerable to your own faults so that you can improve your life. Seeking out criticism for the sake of professional growth can be...
Being in the Arena

Being in the Arena

Brené Brown. Perhaps you’ve heard of her? She is the Ted Talk dominating, shame researching, five best-seller authoring powerhouse that is teaching everyone about vulnerability, courage and leadership. Her Netflix special, “Brené Brown: The Call to Courage” is another...
Plan for tomorrow’s crisis…today

Plan for tomorrow’s crisis…today

As a business owner, you probably learned quickly that you should always expect the unexpected. Or, to put it another way, if it’s not one thing it’s another.  But what if the unexpected isn’t just annoying or an inconvenience? What if it is serious?  In the public...
Competing Against Tech

Competing Against Tech

Smart phones, apps, internet of things, big data, blockchain and robotics are all topics that fill our everyday lives, even though only a few years ago many of them were — and some still are — in diapers. Technology is not slowing down either, it is opening more...
CSR loves its legal clients

CSR loves its legal clients

Regardless of whether our law firm clients tend to be Catholic or not, I have learned that the legal profession is steeped in tradition.  Amongst Catholic lawyers, there is a great practice celebrated called the Red Mass.  I was honored to hear about it this year and...
Why You Need Employee Retention Plans

Why You Need Employee Retention Plans

It’s that time magical time of the year again! Time to pull out that worn legal pad and make a list of business priorities for the next quarter, or for the comfortably delusional, time to dust of that project plan from 2009, find a mirror and declare, “Next year...
Managing Impostor Syndrome

Managing Impostor Syndrome

If you often think to yourself, “If they only knew how much I’m faking it,” you have impostor syndrome, and you are not alone. Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you are not qualified to do your job or that your accomplishments are a matter of luck rather than...
What We’re Listening To: Favorite Podcasts

What We’re Listening To: Favorite Podcasts

Morning commutes have never been better thanks to the influx of podcasts. Based in Atlanta, we know a thing or two about passing the time in the car, so we polled our team to get their favorite podcasts to recommend to friends, colleagues and clients. Casie Yoder: I...