Enhancing Your Personal Leadership Skills: Influence and Persuasion

03.06.19 | Posted By: Susan Duncan
Traditionally, firm leaders used a top-down, authoritarian style. Change initiatives, strategic and operational objectives and new policies were announced using a “command and control” approach, dictating what needed to be done and by when. Decisions and outcomes often were predetermined by the managing partner or an executive committee and imposed upon others at the firm. … Read more "Enhancing Your Personal Leadership Skills: Influence and Persuasion"

Part 2 of 3: The Next Normal – What Talent and Skills Will Progressive Law Firms Need?

07.02.14 | Posted By: Susan Duncan
In Part 1 of 3: The Next Normal – Will the Traditional Law Firm Model Survive?, we suggested that the traditional firm model will not survive in the future (or perhaps even the present for many.) The law firm or legal service organization of the future will employ numerous types of people who have various skills, … Read more "Part 2 of 3: The Next Normal – What Talent and Skills Will Progressive Law Firms Need?"

The Future is Here: 10 Trends and What Your Firm Should be Asking Itself

07.11.13 | Posted By: Susan Duncan
Two things are clear right now. First, dramatic changes have already occurred and will continue to occur in the legal profession (actually, most are affecting all sectors of the economy.) Second, these and other new changes will be permanent, i.e., this is not a pendulum swing that will swing back. The marketplace is driving these … Read more "The Future is Here: 10 Trends and What Your Firm Should be Asking Itself"