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
What can the legal sector learn from the music sector when it comes to changing business models? Almost everyone in the legal sector agrees that we need to change. Most also agree that change is long overdue. But, where to begin and how should we focus on what needs to change? I wondered if depersonalising… Continue reading Do you subscribe to change?
Why you need to love Google and why Google needs to love your website (aka law firm SEO) How did you find this piece? Via social media? On our website? Via email? In all probability it was via Google, because Google and law firm SEO accounts for the majority of your web traffic and ours… Continue reading How does Google affect law firm marketing?