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10 tips to ace your presentation to your partnership selection panel

Part of your firm’s partnership admission process in your journey to make partner will probably involve a presentation of your business case and personal case for partnership to a selection of partners. These partners are typically some of the most influential in the partnership. Nerve-wracking stuff! This blog post will give you ten tips to …

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What’s the emotional part of my business case for partnership?

There are two parts to your business case, and as mentioned in ‘what do you need to put in your business case for partnership‘, there is the rational, logical part and then the emotional part – which isn’t written down. If you are going to make partner, you will need to focus on both parts …

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5 common mistakes aspiring partners make when going for partnership

There are many reasons why your application for partnership is not accepted. Here are the five most common mistakes aspiring partners make when they apply for admission to the partnership. 1. Not building up a fan base in the partnership Until you are a partner you do not have the right to sit at the …

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4 clues to identify where the new partners will be needed in your firm

In this article, I share with you the clues which you need to be looking for to understand what the partners will require from the future firm’s partners. Regardless of whether you are a lawyer, accountant or consultant, these clues will form part of your personal and business case for partnership. This blog post was taken …

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8 ways of building up your fan base with your partners – Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog post on what you need to do before you start writing your personal business case for partnership, we are now considering in the last part of this 2 part blog post, (Part 1 here) a vital step to making partner – building up your fan base with the partners in …

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8 ways of building up your fan base with your partners – Part 1

Following on from last week’s blog post on what you need to do before you start writing your personal business case for partnership, we are now considering in this 2 part blog post, a vital step to making partner and achieving this last hurdle – building up your fan base with the partners in your …

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What to do BEFORE starting to write your personal and business case for partnership

We have previously considered what you need to put in your personal and business case for partnership, and why you should not get fixated on your technical ability in your personal business case. In today’s post we are going to focus on what you need to do BEFORE you actually start writing your business case …

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What do you need to put in your business case for partnership?

It depends. (Not really helpful – I know!) Every firm is different in it’s process for admitting new partners into the partnership. Some partnerships will have this formally written down, with a very structured approach for candidates for admission to the partnership. Other, often the small partnerships, will have a very informal process. However, each …

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