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How to move from being seen as “a safe pair of hands” to future partner material

Look around you in the office. How many people can you see who just stand out as a future partner? Let me guess they are not the people who you would necessarily call ‘a safe pair of hands’? Being seen as a “safe pair of hands” is a bit of a double-edged sword. On the …

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Changing a poor reputation: how much time should you invest?

In one of our regular “How To Become A Member Of The Club” webinars, John Moss and I were asked a fantastic question about how much time you should invest in changing a poor reputation before moving onto a different firm? Here is how John and I responded: Changing a poor reputation?  How big is the …

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How to return to work after caring for children or aging parents

John Moss and I were asked a cracking question in one of our regular “How To Become A Member Of The Club” webinars. “I was at a senior level (not yet partner) at work before taking time away looking after children and an elderly parent. How should I handle my return to work?” It’s an …

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4 simple ways juniors can outshine their peers to get the promotion

Professional service firms are full of bright, hard-working ambitious people.  All your peers who are working at the same level as you are all ambitious to get promoted. How can you get yourself noticed amongst all this talent? Here are 4 pieces of advice to really think about, and act on if you want to …

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It is not who you know any more, but how they got to know you…

I had a long conversation recently with a managing partner of a mid-tier law firm. In our conversation he lamented the fact he was struggling to get some of his partners to embrace the fact that client’s buying habits had now changed. The problem was that many of his partners had previously been very successful …

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How to build your reputation as ‘one to watch’ right from the early days in your firm

In last week’s post I introduced the concept of ‘Partnership Potential’. In today’s post, I am going to explore more the concept of partnership potential, by looking at how the reputation you develop for yourself drives the likelihood of you becoming seen as partnership potential. The advice in this blog post will help progress your career …

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How to learn to blow your own trumpet without having to blow your own trumpet

It’s widely accepted that here in the UK, unlike our friends across in america, that culturally you don’t blow your own trumpet. However, if you are ever going to get noticed for your partners for the right reasons, how do you subtly blow your own trumpet – without being seen as pushy or arrogant. This …

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