Jordan Teague: Uphill Words of Wisdom

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What are 3 signature things you tell people regarding your area of expertise?

  • I’m a programmer-turned-lawyer, so I speak geek and legalese! As a general rule, lawyers are notoriously non-tech-savvy, so having this background definitely gives us an edge, whether it’s designing a law firm that runs more efficiently than the traditional model, or being able to understand cutting-edge concepts like cryptocurrency.
  • George and I have both worked in industries other than the legal industry. This helps us approach legal problems from a practical perspective and actually advise clients on what to do, not just what the law is.
  • There is a misconception in the legal field that time is money — this is reflected in the billable hour system. Sometimes, a lawyer might slave away on your case for hundreds of hours and yield no results; other times, one phone call by a lawyer could save your business millions of dollars. We take seriously our responsibility to figure out how we can actually add value for our clients, not just run up the bill.

What is your favorite quote?

“If you’re gonna be a bear, be a grizzly.” – George Campbell (not sure who originally said it)

If you could offer one piece of advice, what would you tell your younger self?

Confidence is nine-tenths of success. Kick the imposter syndrome and believe in yourself!

What are your 3 favorite books (any genre!)? Since my job consists almost entirely of reading, I tend to prefer podcasts over books for taking in new information 🙂 But every now and then, I do crack open a book:

What are three nouns that describe you? 

  • Creator
  • Nerd
  • Adventurer

Connect with Jordan:  

Click here to download Jordan’s Words of Wisdom

Listen to Jordan on Episode #17 of UCYP 

About the author, Megan

After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Megan began her career in banking where she focused mainly on leading clients and teams to their highest potential. While getting her MBA, Megan realized an enthusiasm for marketing and communications and decided to make a career transition. Since that time, she has held positions in marketing and client relations in nonprofit, corporate and agency environments. She is the owner/principal at Finnern Consulting, where she provides project management and marketing services to growing businesses. Megan is the 2017 Chair of Greenville’s Pulse Young Professionals and has been a Pulse member since 2011, serving as Marketing Chair in 2014 and on the Marketing Committee from 2013-2016. She has also been active with the Greenville Chamber, Rotaract and Meals on Wheels of Greenville. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Rebuild Upstate and Fall for Greenville Board and is the Marketing Committee Chair for both organizations.

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