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Law Firm Leaders | September 2017


Analytics

ANALYTICS CAN MAKE YOUR FIRM MORE PROFITABLE AND MORE COMPETITIVE

Successful managers have always used information gathered from past results to inform future decisions. “Analytics” takes that good business practice a little deeper, makes it a little more systemic, and produces results for the managers who pay attention to the conclusions it draws. Read on for more.


Set up your people to succeed

SET YOUR PEOPLE UP TO SUCCEED – EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM

A law firm exists to serve the needs of clients, no question. But it is also an employer of staff with their own needs and goals. The latter needn’t get lost in the service of the former – in fact, when done right, having staff who are encouragedcba to be all that they can be can also be a boon for clients. Read on for more.


Leader performance

THE CHALLENGES INHERENT IN ASSESSING FIRM LEADER PERFORMANCE

Managing partners can have a list of job duties a mile long, but chances are pretty good they won’t have a job description. And chances are even better that there’s no mechanism within the firm to let them know how they’re doing. Read on for more.


Leader performance

LAW FIRM LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2017

This year’s Law Firm Leadership Conference will take place Nov. 2 in Toronto. It features an agenda packed with sessions focusing on some of the main issues facing managing and senior partners, as well as a lunchtime speech by Toronto Argonauts President and CEO Michael Copeland, and a talk with Norman Bacal, the former co-managing partner of Heenan Blaikie, about lessons learned in that firm’s downfall. Check the website for more details.

 

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