Author Archives: tonyreiss

How to Measure Your Sales Pipeline

Firms tend to measure sales predominantly. This is understandable. Sales are important and the figures tend to be indisputable. But might this measure discourage sufficient activity in developing the sales pipeline? One firm I worked with found that it took, … Continue reading

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​Do You Listen to the Message or the Messenger?

It’s frustrating isn’t it when many of our own good ideas are not taken up until an outside consultant comes in and says the same thing. Then it’s the best idea since sliced bread! They just had to be dressed in … Continue reading

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Could Leaders Learn More from the Arts than Business Schools?

If you are in business and just like crunching numbers in a spreadsheet, you may not be interested to read on. Believe it or not, MBA students at Said Business School in Oxford, as part of their learning programme, had … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t L&D Happening in Law Firms?

I’ve recently attended an excellent workshop at Reed Smith on the O-shaped lawyer. In case you’re interested, this basically means a more rounded T-shaped lawyer. The T-shaped lawyer was one that had more than just technical excellence – they had … Continue reading

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Letter to the Senior Partner: Diversity Matters

From: Staff Member To: Senior Partner Subject: Diversity Isn’t Happening! We’ve been talking a good game on diversity and inclusion issues for some time now but, quite frankly, it seems to have fizzled out. Sorry to be so blunt about … Continue reading

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How Lawyers & Their Firms Can Be More Innovative – Live Broadcast with Tony Reiss

A live webinar lasting 1.5 hours and starting at 2.30 on 12 November 2019. Why do Law Firms Need to be More Innovative? The world is changing fast, particularly with the development of AI and algorithms. Some commentators talk about … Continue reading

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Tactics for Generating More Internal Referrals

Too many professionals sit in their office expecting others in the firm to bring them work or introductions to clients. They probably won’t! Why? Because: they don’t really know what you do and they don’t fully trust that you will … Continue reading

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