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Leadership in law firms

Investing in leadership can enable people at all levels of an organisation to bring about change and make progress. While it is essential that there is buy-in and participation at the highest level, real change will occur when leadership development is spread across the whole organisation. Read more... 

You’re not just in practice, you’re in business

Entrepreneurial success is less about your knowledge of the law, but is more closely aligned with attitudes and approaches. Building a more entrepreneurial approach is about embracing failures, not wasting time and being open to exploring new opportunities as they arise. Read more...  

What makes a good partner?

Bruno Bordignon (Business Mentors New Zealand mentor and Duncan Cotterill partner) and Ross Buckley (KPMG executive chairman) list the skills they consider make a good partner. Read more...

The art of partnership

Often partners/directors are so buried in practising law they don't take enough time out to think about how they manage their business. Good partners/directors will recognise the skills required to lead, and invest in these to create clarity for the direction of the business. Read more... 

Enhance your culture through learning and development

Creating a learning and development plan is essential for continually building your practice’s capabilities. Investing in this correlates closely with enhanced financial performance and a stronger workplace culture. Read more...

Secure the health of your practice through a customer service focus

In a world where digital communication is the norm, adding personal touches to your interactions will improve your business relationships. From the receptionist to the senior partner, having knowledge of who your clients are is a great way of building your business. Read more... 

Traversing cultural barriers

Being prepared to traverse cultural barriers is essential for the modern business, especially given 25% of kiwis are born overseas. Building healthy cross-cultural practises will assist in maintaining the best possible service for clients. Read more...  

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Last updated on the 18th May 2016