If you have a small team and think they should be doing better, you’re not alone. Here’s 5 steps to help you get more work from them, in a more effective way.
Like many Lawyers with their own firm, you've probably got a handful of employees. This article is about how to improve your team.
Maybe your team are struggling and you’re not doing as well as you’d like.
It can feel frustrating, things are getting missed, not being done, maybe they don’t really talk to each other…Read More
I’ve long been an advocate of some form of incentive schemes in small firms, and I have seen some results.
I’ve seen bonuses motivate some teams, despite personally have never really been motivated by financial incentives!
OK, that’s not the same as saying an unexpected bonus, hasn’t made me feel appreciated by my boss! Although at the same time, bonuses given to others who (in my opinion) performed worse than me has in fact left me…Read More
Have you ever been caught out by a client wanting their matters dealt with urgently. So much so that you’ve had to drop something else? I know several lawyers in small firms that have been.
I guess, like the ones I know, you’ve muttered under your breath, been unhappy about it and got on with it? So the question is, whose fault is it - yours or the clients?
From what I see this is quite common for some small firms, causing chaos with the schedule (or stress for the…Read More
One of the questions many lawyers running their own practice ask me is “how can I sell more”. Another is “how can I use Social Media effectively”. They’re two great questions as Social Media and selling are linked.
They are not the same thing, no more than marketing and sales are. More importantly, there is one thing that will help you close more deals, which Social Media can help you with. It’s not leads (although it can do that), it’s not email lists (it can) and it’s…Read More