Law Firm Strategy – Are law firm leaders in denial about the perfect storm or hanging on for the final big catch?

Posted on: May 6, 2011

An article on law firm strategy written recently by myself (Kim Tasso, management consultant in professional services) and Roger Bell (a strategy consultant for listed companies). Please note that the George Clooney references were my idea ! Whilst the media focuses on the latest development in the onslaught of change facing the profession, it is easy […]

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A beginner’s guide to LinkedIn for lawyers, accountants and surveyors

Posted on: January 25, 2011

As a result of the White Paper on selling and social media for the professions (see 15th December 2010) and the blogs on why and how to use Twitter in December 2009 several of my clients (including the barristers) have asked for a beginner’s guide to LinkedIn for lawyers, accountants and surveyors as social selling is an increasingly important […]

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Business Development for Lawyers – The interesting bits?

Posted on: December 9, 2010

Earlier this week I provided an intensive one day introduction to marketing and business development for a group of UK and European lawyers. At the end of the day I asked what they had found to be the most interesting and valuable ideas. I am always intrigued to see what – from the huge array of […]

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Linking pipeline and portfolio management to avoid strategic drift

Posted on: August 26, 2010

Unlike lawyers who rarely have repeat business, accountants have portfolios of work – a large proportion of which is ongoing compliance work (e.g. audits) and a smaller amount which is ad-hoc advisory work. Of course, some accountants – such as those working in the corporate finance arena – will have a large transactional element where […]

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16 ways to remember names when networking

Posted on: May 20, 2010

Whenever I lead or deliver a training session on networking, the issue of how to remember names when networking always comes up (particularly amongst the legal profession). As it did at the webinar earlier this week. So I have blogged this older FAQ: I have long suspected that one of the reasons so many people […]

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