Edge International Review

Edge International Review is a quarterly collection of pragmatic articles and prescriptive counsel penned by both Edge partners and respected colleagues.


Editorial: New Routes to Strategic Growth
By Gerry Riskin

Alternative Growth Structures
By Chris Bull

International Alliances
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Innovative Associations
By Bithika Anand

Enter The Swiss Verein
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr and Ed Wesemann

Harvesting the Diamonds
By Gerry Riskin

Come Together
By Michael J. White

Lead The Way
By Sean Larkan

Do You Want Swiss With That?
By Pamela Woldow and Douglas Richardson

Why Are You Growing?
By Jordan Furlong

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Navigating the perfect storm: Strategic options for law firms in challenging times
By Tony Bash

Current & future trends in the Indian legal services marketplace
By Bithika Anand

Defusing the bomb: Dealing with difficult partners
By Gerry Riskin

The Edge Roundtable: What keeps you up at night?

Stress-testing your strategy: A road map to strategic implementation
By Sean Larkan

Business planning for practice groups and individuals
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Aligning capability and practice: Are your lawyers punching below their weight?
By Ed Wesemann

Breaking out: New applications and horizons for legal project management (LPM)
Pamela H. Woldow

Think and Do: The battle between autonomy and collaboration
By Doug Richardson

The business, professional and human case for law firm diversity
By Jordan Furlong

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The emerging new capitals of law
By Chris Bull and Jordan Furlong

Control or Consensus
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Low leverage: A low road to ruin for law firms?
By Sean Larkan

Staying power: A legal project management update
By Pamela H. Woldow

The next generation of legal project managers
By David Cruickshank

Creating a “Communication Engine” through Legal Project Management
By Douglas Richardson and Pamela H. Woldow

What reputation really means (Hint: It’s not brand)
By Ed Wesemann

Don’t touch that compensation system (yet)!
By Gerry Riskin

7 business development tactics in a down economy
By Jordan Furlong and Gerry Riskin

Managing the self-limiting lawyer: New perspectives on professional development
By Douglas Richardson

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Leading @ Edge
By Gerry Riskin

Capital FabricTM: The key to your firm’s long-term success
By Sean Larkan

The talent portfolio: New options for where, how and by whom your work is done
By Jordan Furlong

Power tools for general counsel: Creating RFPs that really deliver the goods
By Pamela H. Woldow

The Edge Roundtable: Global trends in 2011-12

What is the optimum size for a law firm?
By Ed Wesemann

Why the best managing partners need coaches
By Gerry Riskin

Ten steps to trust: why it matters and how lawyers can achieve it
By Douglas Richardson

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Accelerating upwards!
By Gerry Riskin

Implementing Legal Project Management: What’s the Best Way to Grab the Flame?
By Pamela Woldow

Reflections for Legal Project Managers: Understanding the Building Blocks of Lawyer Collaboration
By Douglas B. Richardson

The Art of Engagement: Keeping Your Audience Fully Engaged
By John Plank

Creating a Fast-Track Strategy Toward Your Preferred Future
By Gerry Riskin

General Counsel Quiz: Test Your Adaptation to the New Legal Marketplace
By Pamela H. Woldow

Regaining Control of Pricing: 7 Tactics for Law Firms in 2011
By Ed Wesemann

Marketing and Branding a Law Firm: The Indian Perspective
By Juhi Garg & Gerry Riskin

The Law of the Pencil: Innovation and Client Service in the New Millennium
By Jordan Furlong

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The Leaping Tiger
by Juhi Garg

Convergence
by Robert Millard

Fixed Fees
by Jordan Furlong

Ten Compelling Reasons to Improve Your Speaking Skills
John Plank

Post-Recession Globalization
Ed Wesemann

Making Informed Decisions, Taking Practical Steps
Karen MacKay

Driving 2010 Revenue
Gerry Riskin

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The Five Levels of Strategy
by Rob Millard

Risky Business
by Gerry Riskin

Email Will Never Be The Same – All Dressed Up and Everywhere To Go
by Richard L.Upton

Enterprise 2.0 and Reinvention of the Firm
David Terrar

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Successful Transitions: The New Managing Partner's First Days
by Patrick J. McKenna

My Favorite Leadership Quotations
by Michael J. Anderson

Talking With Pete Kalis of K&L Gates
by Bruce MacEwen

Planning Your Law Firm Retreat
Edge International

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Alumni as a Competitive Weapon
by Michael J. Anderson

The Cuban Boy & the IP Boutique
by Gerald A. Riskin

Addressing Structural Complexities
by David H. Maister and Patrick J. McKenna

Latest Market Research
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Strategy in a Web 2.0 World
by Robert Millard

What's on Managing Partner Agendas in 2007?
Edge International

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Managing the Law Firm's Balance Sheet for Future Profit
by Michael Roch and Friedrich Blase

Strategic Options for Commodity Practices
by Ed Wesemann

Managing Financial Performance in Law Firms
by Nick Jarrett-Karr

Dealing with Blind Spots
by Robert Millard

Compelling Testimonials
by Patrick J. McKenna

Managing Our Firm, One Lawyer at a Time
by Gerry Riskin

In Brief: On Management
How Do You Practice Strategy?

by Friedrich Blase

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Pricing of Services: A Methodological Approach for Intellectual Property Practices
by Michael Roch

Building the Perfect Client Service Firm -- From Scratch
by Karen MacKay

How Can You Survive in the Future? The Purpose of Law Firm Management
by Friedrich Blase

Africa: Emerging Opportunities on the Dark Continent
by Robert Millard

Protecting Your Crown Jewels
by Patrick J. McKenna and Michael Anderson

Valuing and Judging Partners -- Beyond the Elephant Test!
by Nick Jarrett-Karr

Seven Immutable Laws of Change Management
by Gerry Riskin

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Intuition:  How Leaders Use Their Bias to Evaluate Situations
by Karen MacKay

What Keeps Managing Partners Awake at Night?
by Patrick J. McKenna

Intelligent Design for Law Firms
by Gerry Riskin

Managing a Law Firm's Culture
by Ed Wesemann

Building Resilience:  Developing Strategies that Thrive on Change
by Robert Millard

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Streamlining Work
by Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Groundbreaking Research:
Motivating the Next Generation
by Karen MacKay

Leveraging Culture
by Ed Wesemann

Global Networking At Its Best
Balancing Expansion and Integration in the International Markets
by Friedrich Blase

Minding the Seminar
by Gerry Riskin

Ten Myths About Innovation in Professional Service Firms
by Robert Millard

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The Changing of the Guard: Selecting Your Next Managing Partner
by Patrick J. McKenna

Importing Creative Processes for Better Solutions
by Gerry Riskin

Groundbreaking Research: Developing the Next Generation of Professionals
by Karen MacKay

Understanding IT Outsourcing from a Strategic Management Perspective
by Friedrich Blase and David Cunningham

Practice Strategies
by H. Edward Wesemann

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Is Partnership Their Goal?
Aspirations of the Next Generation of Professionals
by Karen MacKay

Forget Revenue and Profits, Think About Rope!
The Most Successful Firms Manage and Improve the Return on Partner Effort
by Friedrich Blase

The Logic for having an Advisory Board
by Patrick J. McKenna

Profit Motive
A Mini Case Study About Positive Change
by Gerry Riskin

Practice Strategies
by H. Edward Wesemann

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Leading and Controlling Culture
Can Professional Service Firm Leaders Keep a Grip on Their Firm's Culture in a Period of Growth and Change?
by Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Partner Performance:
The Role It Plays in Motivating and Retaining Talent
by Karen MacKay

Genuine Client Focus:
Managing the Sophisticated Client's Expectations
by Patrick J.McKenna and Ronald F. Pol

Managing Risk Emotionally
by Gerry Riskin

Germany
Edge International opens Frankfurt office and welcomes Friedrich Blase

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Looking Under the Rocks:
The Competitive Advantage of Operational Reviews
by Karen MacKay

New Models for Service Delivery
Lessons From the Bulk Providers in Law Firms
by Nick Jarrett-Kerr

In Defense of Authority
Debunking the Myth of Collegial Management
by Robert Millard

Mistakes Managing Partners Make
by Gerry Riskin

Finding New Leadership:
Succession Planning for Professional Service Firms
by Ed Wesemann

Why Change?
The Challenge of Implementing Your Strategic Initiatives
[Part  Two]
by Patrick J. McKenna

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Why Change?
The Challenge of Implementing Your Strategic Initiatives
[Part  One]
by Patrick J. McKenna

Developing a Competitive Edge:
Creating a Partner Evaluation Process
by Karen MacKay

Industry Focus
by H. Edward Wesemann

Facing Complex Futures
Scenario Planning As a Strategic Planning Tool in Professional Services Firms
by Robert Millard

The Leading Question of Learning
by Nick Jarrett-Kerr

"Client Panels"
A Competitive Weapon
by Gerry Riskin

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