When certain information does not get shared, your firm becomes a black box firm. It can be a quick and very slippery downward slope from any initial break in communication.

Responsibility needs accountability. In your business, holding yourself accountable is validated by getting more responsibility.

The remaining 40% of your success quotient is power-driven by your effectiveness.

You start with a goal that you want to reach. You then articulate and communicate your goal’s intent to your listeners.

You may prevent yourself from embracing change, because you do not see the business case for implementing change. Or you may be a strong proponent of the adage if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. Perhaps you are really challenged in making decisions. When you resist change, you hold yourself back from moving forward, experiencing opportunities, and displaying your leadership abilities. It is time to break your default tendencies to resist change and take risk.

It is a given that it can be very frustrating and disappointing not to win, whether your effort is on winning a proposal for new business, court case, leadership position, or any other goal you set to achieve.

In a necessary and long overdue need to right the balance of power and decency, a daily spotlight has been shone on the integrity of organizations, both public and private and that of individuals, regardless of celebrity status. As it should.

A law firm alliance is a collaborative innovation that has varying levels of intimacy, exclusivity, and binding allegiances.

Happy new year! And what better time than the new year to commit to investing in your associates.

Too frequently, you are reactive in your tendencies when dealing with complicated matters and rectifying situations. Your adrenalin rush to right your wrong has you acting in ways that may not be conducive to achieving your best results.