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The ultimate guide to putting together your networking strategy to save you time (and heart ache)

Probably the biggest waste of time I see lawyers, accountants and consultants do with their business development, is to network without a clear purpose or strategy. It isn’t helped by many firms asking their people to sub in for another person at the drop of a hat either.  Having a personal networking strategy that you …

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8 tips to help you spend less time networking but more time winning business

If you want to make partner you need to show you can win business. It is often the lack of a client following that stops so many talented professionals from making the step up to partner. One of the biggest barriers I hear potential partners tell me about is actually finding and making the time …

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The 4 Best Business Networking Books for Lawyers and Accountants

Both networking and self-improvement are crucial to successful business development, but with so many sources of information and so little time, many business owners don’t know where to start. Do you need help with networking? Perhaps you’re an introvert and you tend to avoid it or you’re a social butterfly and you want to know …

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6 reasons why you must not neglect your internal network if you want to get to partner

When you think about networking, I bet you think about going OUT to an event, where you shake hands and meet strangers OR trying to do something on LinkedIN.  Over the years. many partners have told me that the number one reason why professionals like you find your careers stalling is that you neglect your …

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Why internal networking could be your secret weapon to getting promoted in your firm

When accountants, lawyers, and consultants think of networking, they think of the events that they attend after work. Oftentimes, they think of lunches, coffees or the activities that they do off the clock. Many don’t even consider that they are sitting on a goldmine of opportunity every single day. Here is why internal networking, and …

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How to set up a referral network of your own, even if you don’t know where to start

How do you set up a referral network of your own? Whether you’re a lawyer and accountant, one of the easiest ways to get into that partnership track is to have that network of introducers or a referral network. But how do you set up a referral network? I’ve put together a short video to …

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How to build a solid networking plan to save time when networking (in just 5 steps!)

Do you feel like your networking efforts are just meaningful conversations which go absolutely nowhere? Do you know how each networking event will help you achieve your personal and professional goals? Do you know how to use social media to win work and make valuable connections? The key to networking effectively is to have a …

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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 …

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Business networking tips for accountants (7 ways to save you heaps of time!)

Ahh…networking. It’s both the key to success yet one of the biggest drains on time, time that most professionals don’t have to spare. So what are your choices: put networking off to spend time on tasks that give you an instant return on investment or dedicate the necessary time to deepening existing connections and creating …

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