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Think Pink ! Motivators More Powerful than Money (revisited)

This clever animation may reinforce Dan Pink’s message from his new book Drive.  Compensation has been the tool of choice in law firms to reward good performance, punish the absence of it and drive change. You will not want to believe what you are about to hear and see…  ask yourself why? If you are … Continue Reading

What magazines (and your promotional material?) might look like

(The video is 8 minutes – watch at least the first full minute then more if it grabs you) Law firm leaders You don’t need to embrace social media or love technology or even be a gadget freak to have a peak at how we’ll all read magazines and papers soon… I thought a second reason … Continue Reading

EXCELLENCE: 2 mins on “Don’t Fear Failure” with TOM PETERS

Tom Peters gave me the thrill of my life when he endorsed my book The Successful Lawyer.  I have revered this genius over his many masterpieces starting with In Search of Excellence and then so many more amazing literary, video and blogging contribution So, law firm leaders, as you think about excellence in 2010, enjoy this … Continue Reading

Law Firm Leadership Eye Openers

Take a few moments at the beginning of your next (executive, practice group, industry group, client team) meeting and watch this piece from Australia’s George and Margaret Beaton (Beaton research and Consulting).  They have been friends for a long time and not only built an amazing high end consultancy but have done it with panache … Continue Reading

Motivators More Powerful than Money?

I believe in capitalism and free enterprise.  I have a business degree before law.  My practicing years were spent helping clients increase their profits… managing partner years helping my partners increase theirs.  You’ll get no socialistic psychobabble from me. I encourage you to assimilate the compelling evidence that increasing compensation in the hope of enhancing performance actually backfires.  … Continue Reading

Does Social Media matter to law firms?

PUNCHLINE: If Social Media matters, then it matters to law firms because everything that matters to society in general must matter to law firms sooner or later.  Watch this and make your own decision.… Continue Reading
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