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The Two Workshop Process for Developing a Strategy

Mention that you are devising a new strategy and your staff will probably be full of dread. And cynicism! After all, the last one didn’t amount to much! Here’s my Two Workshop Process to devise a practice group strategy and … Continue reading

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Tips for Coaching Fat Smokers (and Equivalents)

  David Maister was a Harvard professor and one of the most lucid presenters and writers. He was also a fat smoker. He knew he should give up smoking, eat less and exercise more. His pattern was our pattern. We … Continue reading

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Getting Others to Follow You and be Committed

So there you are, a leader in your firm trying to get others to follow you. How’s that going? Ask yourself whereabouts on this scale your team members typically are: Resisting? Apathetic? Grudging compliance? Willing compliance? Enrolled? Committed? My suggestion … Continue reading

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Do Partners Really Buy-in to Change at Your Firm?

Most organisations are not good at implementing projects that require people to work differently (eg new appraisal processes, mentoring programmes, key account programmes, new IT add-on systems etc). Programmes get initiated, but often fizzle out  before any great added value … Continue reading

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Strategy for Law Firms – Nine Tips for Management

Let’s face it, putting an effective strategy into place isn’t easy! Just mentioning the word ‘strategy’ can bring grown partners out into cold sweats! When we ask, most firms tell us that they’ve got a strategy. But we sense that … Continue reading

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