September/October 2015 | THE LEADERSHIP ISSUE

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FEATURES


Adaptive Leadership

A new way of viewing and exercising leadership as lawyers.
By Katy Goshtasbi


Four Necessary Leadership Skills

How focusing on paying attention, developing networks, expanding influence and igniting change leads to high-performance firms.
By Mark Beese


The Power of Leading an Engagement Effectively

Creating a context in which clients understand their needs are being met. 
By Stewart Levine


The Mind of the Lawyer Leader

The psychological consequences of change, the lawyer personality, and five key practices for leading in times of change.
By Dr. Larry Richard

Staying Ahead of Your Client's Service Expectations

How to define and implement great service.
By Patrick Lamb


Need More Resources? Seven Leadership Books for Law Firms

The right leadership tools to help you and your organization survive and thrive.
By Debra Bruce and Cynthia Thomas



THANKS TO OUR ISSUE TEAM

Team Leaders: Debra Bruce, Katy M. Goshtasbi, Cynthia Thomas
Team Members: Robert J. Ambrogi, Thomas C. Grella, Sheri Zachary

  

DEPARTMENTS


Editor’s Note 

Leading Versus Managing
By John D. Bowers


Perspectives

Building Bridges
By Tom Bolt



FRONTLINES


Highlights

Key Practices for Administering Your Firm's Retirement Plan
By Bradley Blewett


Simple Steps

Guarding Against Cyber Attacks and Other Security Breaches
By Allison C. Shields


Ethics 

Are You Handling Client Credit Card Payments Properly?
By Michael Downey


News & Events 

Forging Ahead into Fall
By Joshua Poje



TECHNOLOGY


Product Watch 

Adobe Acrobat's New Version Puts Your PDFs into the Cloud
By Robert J. Ambrogi


Hot Buttons 

The Scourge of Law Firms: Ransomware That Encrypts Your Data
By Sharon D. Nelson & John W. Simek


Web 2.0 

Live Streaming is Now Cheap and Easy. Should Lawyers Use It?
By Tom Mighell



BUSINESS


Managing 

Finish Well
By Thomas C. Grella


Career Steps 

The Voice as a Model for Selection and Coaching
By Wendy L. Werner


Marketing 

Tapping the Referral Resources of Your Past and Current Clients
By Greg Siskind


Finance 

Marketing is Investing in Your Future
By Tea Hoffmann


Practice Management Advice 

Efficient Client Intake and the Rise of Firm Pricers
By Jim Calloway


Taking the Lead 

Touch Points for Leaders
By Karen MacKay

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