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  • Barry Wilkinson

    Choice morsels

    8 June 2018 By Barry Wilkinson

    Barry Wilkinson reviews a recent book on how to become the firm of choice, which takes the innovative approach of presenting its lessons through a case study of a firm wanting to make radical change

  • digits falling from a cloud into a box

    Future shock?

    17 April 2018 By Dan Taylor

    The legal press is full of stories about emerging technology, but is it really beneficial – and viable – for small to medium-sized firms? Dan Taylor believes it is, and that firms which don’t innovate now risk getting left behind

  • Alastair Beddow

    On the map

    17 April 2018 By Alastair Beddow, Ben Kent

    A third of firms say improving client experience is their top strategic priority. Client journey mapping provides a simple, structured process for delivering more consistent client service and enhancing profitability, argue Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent

  • people with thumbs up

    The pursuit of happiness

    17 April 2018 By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

    Would you consider your firm a happy place to work? Do you think your people feel the same way? It’s too easy to focus on success, to the exclusion of happiness, says Nick Jarrett-Kerr. So how can you make your firm a great place to work?

  • larry cattle

    Sliced and diced

    16 January 2018 By Larry Cattle

    Larry Cattle looks at the value of small insights gained from research with your potential and current clients, and how it can make a big difference to client attraction and retention

  • haddon rees

    Flying start

    16 January 2018 By Nigel Haddon, Rob Lees

    Are you looking for a way to improve your performance and outperform your competition in 2018? Nigel Haddon and Rob Lees explain how and why you should appoint a non-executive director for your firm.

  • rohit talwar

    Full steam ahead

    10 October 2017 By Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington

    Disruptive technologies have been a hot topic in the legal sector in recent years, but what does this mean for people working in the sector? Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington look at the risks – and the opportunities.  

  • eyes on the prize

    Eyes on the prize

    10 October 2017 By Shireen Smith

    Have you protected your firm’s intellectual property? If not, do you know you could have to change your name or logo, or put up with competitors copying your innovations? Shireen Smith provides a beginner’s guide to intellectual property for law firms. 

  • culture club

    Culture club

    10 October 2017 By Andrew Hedley

    Do you know what the culture of your firm is? And does it help you deliver against your strategy, or does it hinder it? Andrew Hedley looks at how to analyse your current culture and achieve effective change. 

  • Barry Wilkinson

    To the purpose

    4 July 2017 By Barry Wilkinson

    Do you know what your firm’s purpose is? How about your own? Do they match? Could your or your firm’s purpose be holding you back? Barry Wilkinson argues for the central role of purpose in competing, and ensuring your survival, in the current marketplace

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