Category Archives: Delegation

Use a hiring plan to hire your next law practice associate

Tweet If it’s time to make your next or first hire for a law practice associate create a hiring plan that will help you avoid making any of the following ten hiring mistakes. If you worry about making a mistake … Continue reading

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5 Effective Business Communication Skills for Lawyers

Tweet  Effective Communication for Lawyers Lawyers spend the majority of their time communicating – writing emails, briefs, letters, agreements, talking, negotiating, running or attending meetings, training,  – the list goes on. Here are five skills to help you communicate well … Continue reading

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Effective Questions Deliver Positive Results

Tweet This video of a deer hunter in a tree stand who uses a question to deflect what could have been an oh crap! kind of moment is a great way to emphasis how asking good questions can help diffuse … Continue reading

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How to set priorities in your law practice

Tweet Setting priorities in your law practice  “We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess we have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have … Continue reading

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Example of giving effective feedback to a legal assistant

Tweet To follow up on my last post here is an example of how to give feedback. The context: Sue is a legal assistant who works for three senior lawyers in the firm.  She’s been with the firm for over eight … Continue reading

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Give Feedback Effectively

Tweet Giving negative feedback to your staff and associates is a difficult, yet vital, law practice management skill. Good law firm work environments encourage learning and growth, and giving and accepting feedback must be a part of that environment to … Continue reading

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What to Delegate?

What should you delegate in your law practice? By Irene Leonard, Business Coach for Lawyers. Continue reading

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Law Practice Tip #14: Don’t make assumptions! Make inquiries

: Law Practice Tip #14: Don’t let assumptions get in your way of practicing law well. Continue reading

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Law Practice Tip # 8: Dictation will save you time!

Tweet Coaching For Lawyers Law Practice Tip # 8 Dictation Improves Efficiency Whether you use a digital voice recorder, voice recognition software, or something like www.speak-write.com you’ll find dictating instructions or documents to be extremely time efficient in your law … Continue reading

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Law Practice Tip #6: “Just Start” to Defeat Procrastination

Coaching for Lawyers Law Practice Tip #6: Defeat Procrastination in your law practice by just starting on the matter. Continue reading

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