Leadership

Book review: The Thriving Lawyer by Traci Cipriano (resilience)

Well-being, mental health and resilience are important themes in professional services – not just in legal firms. People are our most important asset and we need them to feel well and able to take on challenges in order to provide exceptional client service and to be productive. This book will Read More

2024-06-17T09:18:28+01:00June 17, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills|

Book review: You’re not listening – What you’re missing and why it matters by Kate Murphy

Active listening is a core communication skill that is fundamental for creating and developing relationships. Yet listening doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as other communication skills such as speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating. Effective listening is critical for so many activities such as learning, leading, client service, consulting, coaching, Read More

2024-06-07T08:15:32+01:00June 7, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Private client leaders balance operational and strategic management

At the May MBL workshop on “Managing and Growing your Private Client Practice”, private client leaders from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland considered how to balance their day-to-day operational and longer term strategic management responsibilities. This post supplements the learning resources shared at the session. Private client leaders balance operational and Read More

2024-05-23T12:33:21+01:00May 23, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

A three-tier approach to private client marketing

This article was published in March 2024 in The Law Society’s Private Client Solicitor publication. Content is usually reserved for members but this version is available to all Tricks of the trade | Feature | Communities - The Law Society. A three-tier approach to private client marketing Tricks of the Read More

2024-05-09T14:11:28+01:00May 9, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Strategy|

Change Management – Ted Lasso leadership lessons, emotions and coaching skills

Managing partners, heads of transformation and functional leaders joined a MBL “Tackling change management – a workshop for professional practices” full day workshop in London last week. It was great that law firms, accountancy firms and surveying firms were represented – as the challenges are similar. It was an intense Read More

2024-05-03T11:52:35+01:00May 3, 2024|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Strategy|
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