November/December 2014 | THE MANAGEMENT ISSUE

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Nov/Dec 2014

 

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FEATURES

From Workaholism to Work-Life Balance

Change is within reach.
By Bryan J. Dik & Matthew J. Schaap

 

Rainmakers: Born or Created?

Coaching as a strategy to build rainmaking skills. 
By Jeanne M. Picht & Andrew Elowitt

 

Life Balance for the Millennial Lawyer

Establishing and implementing a strategic plan to achieve life balance.
By Andy Clark

 

Get Out of the Office

Maintaining connection and boundaries when working remotely is key. 
By Courtney E. Ward-Reichard

 

On-the-Job Support for Attorneys With Children

The top 10 things law firm management can do.
By Kara M. Ariail

 

Life Beyond BigLaw

A conversation about why "SmallerLaw" is a preferred option for some.
By John D. Bowers

 

 

THANKS TO OUR ISSUE TEAM

Team Leaders: Jeanne Picht & Lance Johnson
Team Members: Courtney Ward-Reichard & Andrew Elowitt

 

 

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Note 

Easing Your Head Out of the Sand
Add some new items to your professional development checklist.
By John D. Bowers

 

Perspectives

Using Social Media for Client Development
Building relationships through social media.
By Bob Young

 

 

FRONTLINES

Highlights

Justice Entrepreneurs Bridging the Gap
Finding innovative ways to provide legal services to low-income communities.
By Taylor Hammond

 

Simple Steps

Developing Daily and Weekly Plans
Accomplishing big-picture goals, one day at a time.
By Allison C. Shields

 

Ethics 

When Can a Lawyer Cease Representing a Troublesome Client?
The ethics behind ceasing representation.
By Michael Downey

 

News & Events 

An LP Model of ABA Collaboration and Outreach
Highlighting the Women's Rainmaker Committee. 
By Pamela McDevitt

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

Product Watch 

What's New at NetDocuments and WordRake, Plus a Bonus Look at Snagit
New features to help with cloud storage, editing and screen captures.
By George E. Leloudis

 

Hot Buttons 

The Elusive Search for Quality Legal Tech Education
Organize your own Taste of TECHSHOW event.
By Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek

 

Web 2.0 

Supercharging the Humble To-Do List
A look at five task managers.
By Tom Mighell

 

 

BUSINESS

Managing 

Change, Uncertainty and Law Firm Management
How to be a leader in tumultuous times. 
By Thomas C. Grella

 

Career Steps 

Determining Your Boundaries
Making the choice of when and where to be connected.
By Wendy L. Werner

 

Marketing 

Embracing the Changing Face of PR
Maximizing new PR strategies.
By Micah Buchdahl

 

Finance 

Litigation Financing: A Business Development Opportunity
Navigating commercial litigation financing. 
By Charles M. Agee III

 

Practice Management Advice 

"Hire Slow, Fire Fast," or "Hire Smarter, Fire Less" ?
Improving interviewing and skills for a better hiring process.
By Jim Calloway

 

Taking the Lead 

Professional Development: Now More Than Ever
Why mentoring associates is beneficial for everyone.
By Linda Klein

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