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The Importance of Deciding to Do It

By Sam Coupland

Two consulting engagements in the past couple of months illustrate why some firms fly and some firms flounder, […]

Drive Law Firm Success by Helping Each Lawyer Succeed

By Gerry Riskin

(This article was originally published in the February 2017 edition of TLOMA Today, the newsletter of The Law Office […]

Forget Systems and Structures – “Getting the Job Done” Is the Key

By Sean Larkan

Successful businesses and law firms succeed because they get the right things done. They determine a vision, identify […]

In Defence of Holidays

By Neil Oakes

I’m on holiday. On vacation (Verb and Noun; fixed period of cessation from work), not doing work stuff, […]

Talent Retention: A Big Conundrum

By Bithika Anand

With the rise of the new East, emerging economies of Asia are undergoing a tremendous transformation. With the […]

Do We Need to Slice the Pie Differently?

By Sam Coupland

Recent client engagements have had a heavy emphasis on partner compensation. What makes this newsworthy is that many […]

Sharing Your Profitability Numbers: All for One?

By David Cruickshank

Because of client pressure on fees, law firms are scrutinizing their profitability numbers more than ever. If the […]

Are Traditional Profit-Sharing Models the Enemy of Diversity?

By Neil Oakes

Methodologies for sharing profit among equity partners have been an interest of mine for many years. Some time […]

Charisma: The Quintessential Leadership Skill

By John Plank

Charisma separates great leaders from good ones Defining charisma What is it that enables leaders to establish an […]

The Path to Partnership in Small to Mid-sized Firms

By David Cruickshank

If you are a partner in a U.S. law firm with fewer than 200 lawyers, think for a moment […]