5 smart strategies to use internal PR to accelerate your career
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5 smart strategies to use internal PR to accelerate your career

Want to accelerate your career? Then stop neglecting your internal PR! Not doing your own internal PR can be incredibly costly to your career progression in a firm. In fact, get it wrong, and you may find yourself out of a job! Sounds dramatic, I know, but I have had so many clients get busy…

Crafting a strong LinkedIn profile that gets you the results in a few simple steps
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Crafting a strong LinkedIn profile that gets you the results in a few simple steps

Now that people aren’t necessarily meeting face to face, LinkedIn has become the place for professionals to network, as it is the social media platform where people network for mainly business reasons. Plus it has most of the decision makers you want to meet on it. When those decision makers ‘Google’ your name, LinkedIn is…

Your checklist to expertise: 6 daily habits you must have to become a rainmaker
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Your checklist to expertise: 6 daily habits you must have to become a rainmaker

Using check-lists may not sound “fun” or “creative” or anything like the reason you went into law, accountancy or consultancy, but they are essential if you want to turn on a reliable tap of new business leads coming to you. (Which then becomes the basis of your Business Case for partnership.) They are essential if…

How to check that your LinkedIn profile is not negatively impacting the effectiveness of your business development activities
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How to check that your LinkedIn profile is not negatively impacting the effectiveness of your business development activities

Did you know that before speaking to someone for the first time, a lot of potential clients check out their firm’s website and LinkedIn profile? According to the Hinge Research Institute, a whopping 81% of clients will look at the website of potential suppliers before making contact, 63% will search online, and 60% will check…

How do you get your partners to realise you are ready to be promoted to senior associate in your law firm?
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How do you get your partners to realise you are ready to be promoted to senior associate in your law firm?

You’re ready to get promoted to senior associate but a senior partner announces that one of your colleagues has got the promotion instead of you again. How can you stop this from happening so that you get the next promotion to senior associate? How can you differentiate yourself from your colleagues and demonstrate your leadership…

Five essential steps to find your niche
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Five essential steps to find your niche

When you fined a niche of your own, it allows you to specialise and become the Go-To-Expert on your chosen topic. “That’s all very well” you may be thinking, “but how on earth do I work out what my niche should be?” We’ve laid out the five essential steps that you need to take to…

3 reasons why making partner is not that great
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3 reasons why making partner is not that great

Do you really want to make partner? Making partner is the ultimate career milestone that many employees at law firms and investment banks strive for, but it’s not as lavish as it seems. To show you both sides of the golden coin, here is the true cost of making partner. What ‘making partner’ meant 20…

How to create content which will continuously bring you in new business
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How to create content which will continuously bring you in new business

Ask any accountant, lawyer or consultant “How do you win clients?” and they’ll likely say that you look for your ideal prospect. Then, you target them through your marketing or attend networking events to make contact. Finally, you work on building that relationship over time. This, of course, is right but what many professionals don’t…

How to get good at blowing your own trumpet without coming across as a show-off
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How to get good at blowing your own trumpet without coming across as a show-off

“How do I get more clients?” and “How do I get more client referrals?” These are two questions that every accountant, lawyer, and consultant have asked themselves at some point in their career. The answer, however, isn’t quite as simple as they’d like. To win more clients and client referrals, you need to focus on…

5 effective tips to build a LinkedIn profile that gets you found by potential clients
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5 effective tips to build a LinkedIn profile that gets you found by potential clients

I recently did some online research before having a new business meeting with a local firm. As the firm wanted to use social media more effectively I had a look at over 15 of their fee earners’ LinkedIn profiles. Like many firms of their size and maturity, the results of my research didn’t shock me….

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