3 avoidable but very common mistakes that speakers make which reduce their impact
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3 avoidable but very common mistakes that speakers make which reduce their impact

In the last of a series of 5 extracts from an interview I did with Errol Williamson, I talk about the 3 most common mistakes professionals make when delivering speeches and presentations. EW: You’ve heard many business speakers deliver speeches and presentations, some have been great and some have been not so great, but what…

How to construct a speech which inspires a team to improve its performance
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How to construct a speech which inspires a team to improve its performance

Motivating your team, particularly when the going is tough, is hard work. In this extract from an interview with Errol Williamson in Spring 2015, I talk about how to get your team onside and motivate them to higher levels of performance. EW:     In your book ‘How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life’, Part…

How to respond to impromptu questions at networking events
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How to respond to impromptu questions at networking events

Attending networking events and talking to strangers is a way of life for many accountants, lawyers and consultants. Being able to keep a conversation going with a stranger is an art form. In this extract from an interview with Errol Williamson in Spring 2015, I answer the question about how to respond to an impromptu…

3 ways successful candidates balance their time to make it through the partnership track
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3 ways successful candidates balance their time to make it through the partnership track

In October 2014, I ran a webinar with Tara Fennessy on how to shortcut your way to partner. It was particularly aimed at people who are 0-3 years out from making partner in a mid-tier, Big 4 or large law firm. This is an extract from the webinar; Tara you’re on record for saying that…

How to give the best presentation of your life when pitching your business case at your partnership panel interview
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How to give the best presentation of your life when pitching your business case at your partnership panel interview

This is an extract of an interview that I gave to Errol Williamson in Spring 2015. In this extract I discuss how to make sure that you truly ace your presentation of your business case at your partnership panel interview. EW:     First question, your recent blog ‘How to make partner.com’ on your website provided five…

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