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People Management

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

Strategies to Make Your Lawyer Recruiting Process More Inviting

To win the talent war, don't overlook your firm's recruiting process. Advice from law firm recruiter Steve Nelson.

Steve Nelson - February 10, 2020

Three New Ways to Increase Diversity in Law Firms and Legal Departments

Julie Savarino points to three new ways diversity can be measurably improved in law firms and legal departments.

Julie Savarino - January 9, 2020

The Truth About Remote Working

We're humans, not robots. Here's advice on managing yourself as a remote worker from the author of "People Powered."

Jono Bacon - November 22, 2019

There’s Power in a Little Thank You

Simply saying “thank you” can go a long way toward improving morale, retaining valuable staff members and keeping your clients coming back.

Cindy McGovern - October 1, 2019
What Is a Next-Gen Law Firm

What Is a Next-Gen Law Firm?

If it feels like the business of practicing law is getting harder every year, you may be right. Kristin Tyler has a road map for a new law firm business model for 2020 and beyond.

Kristin Tyler - September 19, 2019
TALENT WAR

Strategies to Win the Escalating War for Law Firm Talent

Legal recruiter Steve Nelson has eight strategies firms can use to improve their odds of winning the law firm talent wars.

Steve Nelson - August 12, 2019
feedback

Giving Good Feedback

Feedback is the fastest, least expensive way to change behavior quickly in the workplace. Here's how to do it.

Dina Eisenberg - July 12, 2019
mentor

New Lawyers Should Have More Than One Mentor

Wouldn't it be nice to have a board of directors to guide your career?

Amy Timmer - May 1, 2019

Five Tips for Facing Non-Performing Partners Head-On

Few firms deal with non-performing partners proactively. Instead, most opt to "wait and see" — reducing the lawyer's compensation year after year while she flounders. In my opinion, this is the coward’s way out.

Tea Hoffmann - March 25, 2019