System review: Performance management in the professions – Performance Leader system

Posted on: May 8, 2018 Performance management in the professions - Performance Leader system

I caught up with Paul Lemon, previously of the Professional Marketing Forum and now Managing Director of Performance Leader, on one of his many trips to the UK since relocating to Perth, Western Australia (which he tells me is just a 17hr non-stop flight from London!). Paul spends around 30% of his time in the […]

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Trust for better business relationships

Posted on: February 16, 2018 Trust for better business relationships

I recently presented a masterclass for some lawyers on the topic of trust for better business relationships. Here are the highlights: What is trust? Trust is a belief. It refers to ideas concerning risk, power and dependency. It is a means of reducing uncertainty so that an effective relationship may develop and we feel able […]

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Legal market research – Lexis-Nexis Bellwether research report 2017 “Why independent law firms are thriving”

Posted on: June 1, 2017 Legal market research 2017

Now in its fifth year, LexisNexis Bellwether has released the first of three legal market research reports for 2017. The research, in conjunction with Linda Jones & Partners, is based on 10 qualitative interviews and quantitative research with 118 lawyers in independent law firms (75% of whom had worked at larger firms in the past) […]

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Client service insights – Empathy, measurement and reverse thinking

Posted on: July 4, 2016 Client service insights - listen and empathy

Three recent news reports captured my attention on client service insights for law firms and professional service firms.  Addleshaw Goddard solicitors uses empathy Addleshaw Goddard – a major law firm – topped the charts for client service (performance and value for money) in the Nisus Consulting research http://www.nisus.net/   to become the most client-focused firm law […]

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