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3 proven ways to hack your brain to embrace change

Want to know how to embrace change in the workplace? Embracing change is one of the most important skills to have in this fast-paced, rapidly changing world. It’s not easy though, as we all like to do things our own way and resist outside influence or advice from others. As you can imagine, this is …

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3 ways to look after your staff’s wellbeing during COVID-19

As most working professionals spend a third of their time at work, it’s been a massive adjustment for the masses to start working from home. It’s hard enough just working from home without the added stress of looking after children and the constant financial and health worries stewing in the background, so it’s no wonder …

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Your ultimate guide to leading your team during COVID-19 (even if you are all working virtually for the first time)

In the last 3 years, I have grown a virtual team of people and worked from my home office. I never thought that my expertise in leading a virtual team would be so in demand right now as Europe and the US goes into lockdown due to the COVID-19. Therefore, in this article I have …

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7 tips to build a team you can rely on and trust

Imagine this scenario – you have just won a juicy piece of work that will help accelerate you along the partnership track. Great news! What’s not so great, however, is that you don’t have a team of people who you can reliably delegate down to and trust that they will deliver to the required standard …

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What is the biggest priority as a team leader? You may be surprised

  It is possible to make partner just by your own merits. However, if you want to successfully take the step up to a full equity partner, then you will need to have built a team behind you. Even if you are in a law firm! With this team, there is one thing, above all, …

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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 …

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Inheriting a new team – how to decide which team members to keep?

When you get made up to partner, either through a promotion or a lateral move, it is not uncommon to inherit a new team, or a dysfunctional group of people who happen – more because of a HR structure chart – to belong to the same team. Your long term success as partner is driven …

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