The value of discipline (sort of)

With the New Year approaching, given the title of this post, you may be expecting a post on all he productivity benefits that can flow from self-discipline coupled with some suggestions for New Year’s resolutions. But no. I’m combining the D-word with one of my favourite words, “value”, to bring you a little morsel thatContinue reading “The value of discipline (sort of)”

Law firm elves (the missing skillsets)

As snow continues to bathe the United Kingdom in its cold fluffiness, and our transport infrastructure predictably fails to cope, I’ve had plenty of time  to think up a suitably Christmassy post for this festive week. Now Santa Claus(e) is pretty busy at this time of year, arguably busier than even the most stressed managing partner. Sure, cashContinue reading “Law firm elves (the missing skillsets)”

The beautiful ones (law firm responses to tenders)

Aware that often the third part of a trilogy can be a disappointment (think Return of the Jedi….) I want to finish my musings on how law firms respond to tenders on a high. In the previous two posts (here and here) I’ve looked at some of the mistakes I’ve seen when evaluating law firmContinue reading “The beautiful ones (law firm responses to tenders)”

The bad ones (tales from tenders part II)

Last week’s post on law firm responses to RFPs (requests for proposal) drew good numbers and prompted some interesting discussion (it’s here if you missed it). I promised I’d follow up the horror stories with some thoughts on what makes both a good and a bad response. Moving from the terrible to the merely unimpressive,Continue reading “The bad ones (tales from tenders part II)”