Coping with crisis

Our new collection of articles from Managing for Success will help you make sense of the challenges facing law firms during these times, and inspire new ways of thinking and problem solving in an uncertain world.

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Amanda Potter

Intelligence gathering

2020-04-07T01:00:00+01:00By

Emotional intelligence (EQ) can be a leader’s greatest asset, or if ignored, their greatest risk. Dr Amanda Potter looks at why EQ matters in the workplace, and how you can develop yours

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Fighting fit

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

The one thing that seems certain in the legal sector is uncertainty. So how can law firm leaders ensure their firms are fit for the future, when they don’t know what that future might be? Andrew Hedley offers a practical approach

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2019-07-02T00:00:00+01:00By

What can law firms do to help their people with stress and to create and support a mentally healthy workplace? Lucy Trevelyan investigates

Paul Bennett

Inside job

2019-04-09T00:00:00+01:00By

We all trust our partners, colleagues, employees and advisers. But law firms are often hierarchical, so we can become too reliant on certain individuals. How can we avoid ‘key person risk’? Paul Bennett considers

David Gilroy

Social life

2018-10-02T00:00:00+01:00By

Are you using social media in your firm? And if you are, are you sure you’re doing it right? David Gilroy provides some top tips for setting your overarching social media strategy, and how to use each of the key channels

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Follow my lead

2018-01-16T00:00:00+00:00By

As a law firm manager and leader, you need to ask yourself one key question: why should your team follow you? Mike Scott provides some top tips for earning the respect of your people and being an effective leader

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Changing with the times

2017-04-11T00:00:00+01:00By

Being able to adapt to a fast-changing legal sector and marketplace will give your firm the best possible chance of survival and success. Andrew Hedley explains how you can make change effectively in your firm

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Be prepared

2017-04-11T00:00:00+01:00By

Many law firms do not have an effective business continuity plan in place, imagining that insurance will cover them, or even that a real catastrophe could never happen to them. Lisa Hesketh explains why a plan is vital for every firm

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