Practice makes perfect… or does it? One of the funny things about having studied languages is idioms. I’ll never forget the French lesson at university where I learned the phrase ‘ce n’est pas mes oignons’ (meaning ‘it’s none of my business’). Try explaining the phrase ‘it’s not my beeswax’ to a French person. In short,… Continue reading Practice makes perfect…
I’ve heard astronauts and Olympic medallists speak, listened to the wisdom of retail gurus, hung on the words of politicians. But, yesterday afternoon I attended an event that was genuinely among the best live speeches I have ever heard. Matthew Syed is well known for his various endeavours - his journalism, his writing, his podcasting… Continue reading Articulating a growth mindset and its importance to the future of our industry
Further analysis on gender pay reporting by major UK law firmsAs you probably know, I love data, so I was quite excited to see that The Lawyer had generously published a story this week on gender pay on all 109 UK firms that had to submit gender pay figures (i.e. those that have over 250 employees).… Continue reading Crunching the numbers on gender pay reporting
Can an algorithm which is beyond your control - affect your revenue? What can you do about it? I was eating at Caribbean Croft yesterday lunchtime - great food and great service - you should go. Tripadvisor agrees, which is how we came to be there as it had consistently ranked in the top 10 restaurants… Continue reading What you measure, you can manage: how law firms can use their data to their commercial advantage
What are the benefits of having a central PR team run your PR? Can local teams do a better job?