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Career Progression for Lawyers – Transitions and Reinventions

For many associates there isn’t a great feeling of career advancement. One senior L&D director describes it as more like a process of walking across a barren desert with tumbleweed blowing across a poorly defined track and occasional signs that … Continue reading

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The Value of Challenging Coaching and Deep Practice for Learning

If you’re interested in the art of developing good attitudes, skills and behaviour in your firm, you’ll be interested in a book called The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle. The book suggests that what got your people to get their … Continue reading

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How Firms Can Ensure Getting Value from Coaching

Given the private and confidential nature of the relationship between the coach and person being coached, there can obviously be some issues for the budget-holder as to how to ensure you get value for money from the investment in coaching. … Continue reading

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Coaching Support for Salaried Partners to Become Equity Partners

We recognise the challenges that partners face making transitions in their roles. Partners you have promoted have hopefully successfully transitioned from being senior associates and are now taking greater responsibility, particularly on matters and with clients. Lateral hires have hopefully … Continue reading

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Coaching Survey Confirms that Telephone Coaching Works

He Came. He Coached. He Conquered – as Julius Caesar nearly said. But what if the coach didn’t come? What if the coach phoned you up instead? Or Skyped? Or emailed? I started a discussion thread on this topic on … Continue reading

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How About Using the Suzuki Method for Training Lawyers in Leadership Skills?

Many of us will have heard of the Suzuki Method in the context of training young violinists. It revolutionised teaching techniques in music. The interesting question is whether there is anything relevant in this approach for training lawyers to be … Continue reading

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To Those in Management Roles Running Law Firms – Some Support!

First of all let’s acknowledge the challenges and frustrations inherent in your role. You knew it wasn’t going to be easy – but this? There are good days and bad days but it’s a tough role. More than anybody else … Continue reading

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