Law Firm People Management

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3 Keys to Building Accountable Legal Teams That Get Things Done

Debbie Foster | The more effort you invest in building an effective and accountable team, the less time you’ll spend focusing on barriers to your firm's goals.

Debbie Foster - January 14, 2021
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Empathy and Innovation: Highlights from ‘Future of Legal Services’ Panel

Susan Kostal | The pandemic has demanded empathy, flexibility, innovation and, in some cases, increased transparency. The future of legal services delivery demands the same.

Susan Kostal - January 4, 2021
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Think Holistically About Your Workspace for Better Office Health

Law firms are scrambling to reconfigure workspaces for the new reality. Approaching renovations holistically allows opportunities for positive changes.

Amy Bradac - November 12, 2020
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The Haunted Office! Simple Tricks for Keeping Spirits Bright

Working with both in-person and remote teams may conjure a cauldron of frightful scenarios! Here are ideas to help you dispel malevolent forces and perk up the people on your team.

Richard Fendler - October 29, 2020
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Three Strategies to Stop Unconsciously Undermining Relationships at Work

Carson Tate | To build strong, authentic relationships in this new world of work, use the Platinum Rule, identify your colleagues’ workstyles, and tailor your communication to co-workers’ preferences.

Carson Tate - October 14, 2020
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Facetime: What Will the Post-Pandemic Law Office Look Like?

Susan Hodges | What will the post-pandemic law firm look like? Will it be totally virtual? And will that be truly effective? Will I even still want to practice law?

Susan Hodges - October 8, 2020
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Starting a Law Practice: 10 Lessons for Becoming a Successful Business Owner

Dan Christensen | When starting your own law firm, you must think beyond what it means to be a successful lawyer and consider what it takes to be a successful business owner.

Dan Christensen - September 17, 2020

Law Firms: Ditch the Hierarchy and Embrace Culture for All

Eric Farber, attorney and author of the bestseller "Culture For All," says law firms must get rid of the caste system that makes staff feel replaceable.

Eric Farber - June 3, 2020
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Loneliness: Five Signs a Client Is Suffering

Chronic loneliness is a problem not only for lawyers but also for their clients. Here are ways to identify and better assist a chronically lonely client, from lawyer and psychologist J.W. Freiberg.

J.W. Freiberg - April 3, 2020
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What Can You Delegate?

The first step in delegating is knowing what to delegate. Use this matrix to help determine what type of legal work you can (and should) assign to others, and what you can keep.

Yuliya LaRoe - February 13, 2020
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