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Business Development Habit | Are You Ready To Make Partner?

Why is Business Development Habit so important to your future career progression? Winning business is not about big gestures. It’s about regularly turning up and staying top of mind with your introducers, existing clients and potential clients. It’s about doing a little bit of business development each day, regardless of how much work you have…

Fighting the “I don’t have time for this”. How to create daily habits for business development.
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Fighting the “I don’t have time for this”. How to create daily habits for business development.

‘That’s just too hard!’, ‘I don’t know where to start!’, ‘How to find the time for business development?’, ‘…but I’m a good technician…I don’t need to win new businesses’. Sound familiar? Quite frankly, the biggest thing that holds so many great lawyers, accountants, and consultants from progressing their career is knowing how to find the…

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…

The missing ingredient in why we struggle to make the time for business development
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The missing ingredient in why we struggle to make the time for business development

It’s too hard! I don’t know where to start! How to find the time for business development? I’m a good technician…I won’t do it. Sound familiar? If I am honest, the biggest thing that holds so many great lawyers, accountants and consultants from progressing their career is knowing how to find the time for business…

8 tried and tested tips to keep the faith with your business development efforts
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8 tried and tested tips to keep the faith with your business development efforts

So many working in professional service firms are shocked when they realise that they are expected to go out and win work. They don’t consider themselves as working in “sales” and can’t work out how to fit it in. If you want to progress your career, you need to get over these thoughts and start…

9 tried and tested tips to keep the faith with your business development efforts
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9 tried and tested tips to keep the faith with your business development efforts

I’m sure we’ve all been in that stomach-churning position of wondering just exactly where our next new decent client is coming from, especially if we’ve recently taken a leap of faith to start winning our own clients. It’s truly gut-wrenching, particularly when you’ve been actively getting your name out there and supposedly doing the right…

7 deadly business development mistakes – which ones are you making?
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7 deadly business development mistakes – which ones are you making?

The days when you could get to partnership as a brilliant technician are long gone… Even if you only work on very big-ticket items, to get to be a Magic Circle, Big Law, Big 4 partner or partner at a large firm you still need to have proved your ability to win work and be…

How to make time for business development and still have a life outside of work
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How to make time for business development and still have a life outside of work

How do you make time for business development when you have a full day – especially if you are a lawyer? As you start to go up the ladder, on the way to making partner, your responsibilities get bigger. And with a full day, how do you ensure that your career still moves forward and…

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