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Losing focus

Losing focus

By Nina Kaufman, Esq.

Where’s your focus? Is it in “just get through today?” Or do you have a real strategy you’re working? One year, it took 3 smack-me-in-the-head-with-a-brick experiences to get the lesson of focus, and to apply it to my business. Lesson 1: I’m driving down Interstate 75 from Gainesville (GA) to Orlando (FL) to get from one business conference to another. It’s a dull stretch of road. With dusk approaching, it lulled me into a stupor. Suddenly, B-R-A-A-A-A-A-A-P-P !!!!! I’m drifting into the left center lane, right in front of a dark green tractor trailer. I swerve to get back to the right lane. The truck driver honks again (Georgia highway version of the middle finger). A giant billboard of Jesus asks “Have you decided?” Lesson 2: I sprain my left ankle at the gym. Aieeee! My mind was elsewhere—probably thinking about business as I did elevated knee raises. I wasn’t paying attention. Stepped off a riser at an odd angle and went down like a sack of potatoes. It hurt like a somanabeach. Took the…

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Nina Kaufman

Flying solo doesn’t have to mean going it alone.

I’m Nina Kaufman.

I know first-hand that running a knowledge-based service business has unique challenges. It’s so much easier when you have an advocate in your corner. Over the past 25 years, I’ve worked with thousands of New York business professionals who want a legal advisor to guide and support them as they navigate the business world.

With wide-ranging experience as a business attorney, strategist, and media authority, I bring the added power of a business lens to the legal issues my clients are facing.

And because I’ve been a business owner myself, I’ve lived through the soaring highs and devastating lows – like when my first law firm failed. So I understand what’s involved to serve great clients, detect business risks early and build a true legacy.

I can’t get those 12 years back. That’s why I have made it my mission to ensure that business professionals like you can become wise and discerning leaders, build a solid business, and live your best life.