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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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Findings from Coaching Survey with Law Firms on Behalf of The Institute of Coaching

These survey findings reflect the views and current practice of Human Resources (HR) and Learning & Development (L&D) professionals in nine law firms in the City of London – including two of the world’s largest (over £2bn of revenues between … Continue reading

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Encouraging Engagement from all Attendees on Learning and Development Programmes

At many workshops intended for learning and development purposes, I’ve often felt there is a range of different types of attendees – particularly if people have been made to attend! There are the 4 P’s: The Prisoners – who are sat … Continue reading

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Changing How We Think, Feel, Behave to be More Effective – the art of cutting a new groove

We are who we are!  Can’t change!  Take us or leave us!  Right?  Well, possibly. But what would it look like if we could change? Would we be more effective and possibly even enjoy our work more? This blog will … Continue reading

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Business Development Training – Getting More Bangs for Your Buck!

Law firms are using a number of different ways of improving the business development skills in their practice groups, particularly during this downturn. But are some training formats better than others? Sherwood PSF Consulting ran Breakfast Workshops with speakers from … Continue reading

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How to Create the Optimum Coaching Climate -an ideal process to start a coaching discussion

When athletes are getting ready to run their race and achieve the best they can, we see them prepare. They know the importance of being ‘in the zone’. They prepare physically, warming up, loosening their muscles, stretching. They prepare mentally, … Continue reading

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