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How to Run a Remote Working Meeting

By David Cruickshank

Effective meeting organizers will get ahead of tech-challenged users, set timed agendas, start on time and follow proven protocols for efficient meetings with remote work forces.

Some Thoughts on Cost of Production

By Neil Oakes

Over the last few years, the management of cost of production has become the most significant lever in maintaining and improving profits.

Why Taking a Broad Approach Drives Optimal Performance

By Leon Sacks

To maximize the “range” of a law firm, diversity – in the broadest sense of the word – must be a key driver in the way the organization is managed.

A Simple Governance Framework for Small to Mid-Sized Law Firms

By Sean Larkan

This simple, flexible governance framework avoids the need for complex management structures and addresses the needs of a large majority of firms.

2020 Partner Compensation Survey

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

(Thank you to those who participated in this confidential survey into effective partner reviews, rewarding outlier performance and other important topics.)

Time-Sensitive Heads-Up re: SERIOUS CYBER THREAT

By Gerry Riskin

Here is a checklist of recommended actions for your firm to take right now to avoid or manage a ransomware attack.

Setting, Measuring and Coaching High Performance

By Sam Coupland

Few firms set out what they see as acceptable (or high) performance levels, much less holding their people accountable to reach these levels.

Governance in a Law Firm: Poisoned Chalice or Opportunity?

By Yarman J Vachha

The time spent by lawyers inefficiently muddling through operational functions detracts from their fee-earning work, which adds much more to the bottom line.

Avoiding Law-Firm Armageddon: How a Major Law Firm Nearly Imploded… and How the Conflict Was Resolved

By Jonathan Middleburgh

Senior-level conflict can threaten the very existence of a law firm. Mediation is one tool to address such conflicts: but the process is far from straightforward.

What Does It Take to Be a Thought Leader?

By Bithika Anand

Visionaries and those at the pinnacle of their professional journeys do not automatically become thought leaders: many other dimensions are involved.