Business development advice that harms more than helps

Business development advice that harms more than helps

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Clients often tell me about the business development advice they have had from well-established partners in their firm.  Lots of these tips are spot-on and very helpful. Others are . . . well, we have a chuckle!  Some of the tips I have heard have been at best...
8 tried and tested ways to increase your profile

8 tried and tested ways to increase your profile

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It’s a common piece of feedback that many aspiring partners or directors will get told. In a professional services organisation, having a good profile leads to getting onto the plum assignments and being first in line for any promotions. But what does it mean, and how do you go about increasing your profile?

Starting a law blog: 3 reasons you haven’t yet

Starting a law blog: 3 reasons you haven’t yet

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Starting a law blog Starting a law blog can be a great way of building a strong profile and generating work from your own desk. So, why don’t many more lawyers do it? Or more to the point, why do so many lawyers have the intention to start a law blog but never...
How to write great blog content in no time

How to write great blog content in no time

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Great blog content is a brilliant way of growing your profile and attracting the right type of clients. However, when I speak to lawyers, accountants and consultants, I often hear that they are scrabbling around for content, and simply don’t have the time to...

How specialist do I really need to be?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | I am on record many, many times saying you need to be niche to build up your own practice and win your own clients. But how niche or specialist do you really need to be? Do you need to be THE expert? In this blog post I answer the question, ‘how specialist do I...