Leadership Coaching for Lawyers
Create and sustain strategic visions
Build extraordinary teams
Inspire others beyond what they thought possible
Persuade others despite fundamental disagreement
Create new leaders to follow in your footsteps
Leadership is about having the skills, confidence and wherewithal to make your life and your career follow the trajectory and achieve the goals that you desire. Without the capacity to manage yourself, your partners, staff, and clients, you will always be at the affect of external circumstances.
I work with:
Office managing partners
Practice group leaders
Lawyers starting their own firms
General counsel and other in-house counsel
Individual lawyers trying to navigate, and make the most of, a new leadership or management role
Individual lawyers aiming to move into leadership roles in the future
Partners who recognize that leadership skills are critical to their ability to grow their individual practices
We address issues such as:
Changing firm culture
Aligning firm policies and practices with the firm’s vision
Enhancing teamwork, transparency and collegiality
Managing staff, associates and partners in the face of rapid growth
Managing staff, associates and partners in times up upheaval or crisis
Gaining support for new policies and initiatives
Enhancing one’s reputation as a leader
You may also wish to check out the leadership programs we offer in law firms. Although those programs are designed for groups, we can cover the same type of content in individual coaching.
Articles about Leadership
Nine Simple Actions to Create A Culture of Leadership
Great leaders don't perform in a vacuum. Here are tips to create other leaders to support your efforts.
Five Tips for Hiring the Best People
People are the most important factor in your firm’s success. Focusing on the hiring process in a systematic and thoughtful way increases profitability. See how.
3 Reasons Law Firm Strategy is BS & Why it Matters
Most lawyers think that “excellence” is a strategy. It is not. Discover how a real strategy can help you create a more successful and satisfying practice.
Give Me a Rock!
See how NOT to manage people, and learn ten simple steps for efficient and effective delegation.
Ode to Persistence
When is persistence worth it, and when is it time to move on? Here are some guidelines for making that decision.