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…

5 Sure-fire Tips to Generate Impact from Creating a Post in LinkedIn Publisher/Post
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5 Sure-fire Tips to Generate Impact from Creating a Post in LinkedIn Publisher/Post

LinkedIn has opened the floodgates to a world of professional content with their publishing platform. Top influencers are publishing their content on LinkedIn and in turn, a lot of professionals are seeking out content on the platform to read. With this fact alone, it’s no surprise then that lawyers, accountants, and consultants who are looking…

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…

Boosting your online visibility: What makes for good content on LinkedIn?
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Boosting your online visibility: What makes for good content on LinkedIn?

If you truly want to make the best out of your business development efforts in LinkedIn, you need to pay close attention to crafting a strong profile but also at the sort of content you are sharing there. In this fragment of our Progress to Partner Academy Virtual Masterclass “How to win work in only…

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 to come out of your partners’ shadow in a pitch
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How to come out of your partners’ shadow in a pitch

Are you fed up of being a mute spare wheel in pitch meetings? Are you sick of being stuck behind your partners’ shadow? Do you wish you could exude charisma and gravitas so that you stand out for once? Many professionals looking for tips on pitching have asked us these questions, but what they didn’t…

How to create your own client following
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How to create your own client following

How do I create my own client following? I’m often asked this question on a webinar. The truth is, it’s hard. But it’s not impossible. Time can be a constant enemy or an ally when it comes to networking. So the real question is, how do you create your own client following and still have…

How to increase your profile in your firm (without becoming inauthentic or annoying)
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How to increase your profile in your firm (without becoming inauthentic or annoying)

How do you increase your profile at in your firm? Very often you’ll hear and you’ll be told that to make partner, you have to raise your profile. But how do you do it? You might say, “Oh, let’s just have the results do the talking”. But the truth is, it doesn’t really work that…

How to make sure you get the referral rather than your partner
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How to make sure you get the referral rather than your partner

There’s nothing worse than putting in the work and the hours only to get overlooked for a referral. It’s a crushing feeling, especially when it goes to your partner instead. What did they do that you didn’t? While it might feel like you did everything you could, you may be missing a few key areas…

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…

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