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Nurture Effective Leadership Where You Need It the Most

I was pleased to contribute an article entitled “Stealth Discrimination: A Model for Choosing and Managing Your Leaders” to the December 2017 issue of Edge International Communique. I developed the “Stealth Discrimination Model” several years ago to assist managing partners and others responsible for leadership in law firms who (like most of us) simply do … Continue Reading

July Issue of Edge International Communiqué Available Online

The July issue of Edge International Communiqué (EIC)  has now been posted on the Edge International website. Sean Larkan leads off this issue with “Building Trust: The Inviolable Rule.” He reminds us that “we sometimes forget how much of successful legal services business is still about human relationships and building trust.” He explores the notion of trust as it applies to the legal profession, … Continue Reading

June issue of Edge International Communiqué now available online

I am pleased to point out that the June issue of Edge International Communiqué (EIC)  has now been posted on the Edge International website. My colleague John Plank leads off the issue with “Charisma: The Quintessential Learning Skill,” in which he explains that while most of us know that charisma is an essential attribute of great leaders, not all of us are aware … Continue Reading

May Issue of Edge International Communiqué now available online

I am pleased to draw your attention to the May issue of Edge International Communiqué (EIC), recently published on the Edge International website. The issue leads off with a welcome to the newest principals at Edge International, Sam Coupland and Neil Oakes, both of whom are also directors at FMRC, Australasia’s leading professional development consultancy. Their expertise combined with that of existing principal Sean Larkan … Continue Reading

February, 2016 issue of Edge International Communiqué now online

I am pleased to draw the attention of readers of this blog to the most recent issue of Edge International Communiqué (EIC). The issue features articles by two of my colleagues at Edge International. Sam Coupland offers important advice on how to assess the business value of a law firm, and Ed Wesemann probes the prickly issue of “origination credit” and the … Continue Reading

December, 2015 issue of Edge International Communiqué now available online

I am pleased to draw the attention of readers of this blog to the most recent issue of Edge International Communiqué (EIC). The issue features articles by two of my colleagues at Edge International, as well as one that I wrote. Nick Jarrett-Kerr offers advice on choosing effective law-firm leadership teams, and Mike White discusses some “closing” strategies that … Continue Reading

July, 2015 Edition of Edge International Communiqué Now Available

It is my pleasure to draw the attention of readers of this blog to the most recent issue of Edge International Communique (EIC). In addition to an item I contributed on how to move forward to achieve your firm’s strategic plan, the issue features articles by two of my esteemed colleagues at Edge International: Pamela … Continue Reading

Client Relationships, Firm Strategy, and Lawyers and Retirement: New Issue of EIC

The April, 2015 issue of Edge International Communique is now available online. Check out feature articles by three of my Edge International colleagues: – David Cruickshank talks about improving client relationships – Bithika Anand addresses the issue of when lawyers should retire – Sean Larkan shares some tools for building (or rebuilding) an effective firm … Continue Reading

How to Maximize the Effectiveness of Breakout Sessions

Holding breakout sessions at retreats and workshops allows the management of law firms to maximize the input it receives from associates and partners on a range of topics. In the most recent issue of Edge International Communiqué, I offer a few guidelines that meeting facilitators can use to increase the effectiveness of these breakout groups. … Continue Reading
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