Crazy busy – Overstretched, overbooked and about to snap (Book review) – Dealing with stress

Posted on: October 30, 2009

Dealing with stress? I first read this excellent book offering strategies for handling a fast paced life and dealing with stress by Dr Edward Hallowell, a psychiatrist, in December 2007. But many of the ideas (e.g. screen sucking, gigaguilt) have remained so vibrant to me as I have witnessed, amongst my clients and colleagues, a […]

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360 Legal Conference report – Surviving the perfect storm

Posted on: October 28, 2009

At the start of the month (it’s been busy) I attended this conference at which I presented a paper on “Commoditising and innovating legal products” (on which there is a separate post) and some key points emerged that I thought I would share: After some rather dramatic music, Viv Williams got things off to a […]

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Property Book Launch

Posted on: July 1, 2009

Thanks to all those who attended the informal launch of my book “Growing your property partnership – Plans, promotion and people” last night. I had a great time and hope everyone else did too. It was great to see so many clients and contacts from the property industry – lots of old faces, quite a […]

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New book published – Growing your property partnership

Posted on: June 24, 2009

Well, after conceiving the original idea back in June 2007 – just after the book I co-wrote with Graham Norwood on media relations was published – my latest book “Growing your property partnership – Plans, promotion and people” has finally arrived. Few people know how much hassle it is to write a book. There’s the […]

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Managing a law firm – Top ten tips

Posted on: June 10, 2009

A while back I did a presentation on this topic – with a bias to bridging the gap between partners/management and the BD/marketing team – for Conscious Solutions conference. The ten tips were: To survive: 1. Get a grip on the finances 2. Do a reality check 3. Prepare a plan 4. Get big, get […]

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