Tag Archives: top tips

Raising your professional profile with journalists

Many PSLs are responsible for their department’s knowledge-based marketing, which often focuses on written articles about technical aspects of the law, but should you be improving your relationship with journalists? If so, how do you know what they want from … Continue reading

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Want to spend a year living knowledgeably?

The proof of the proof is checked and is ready to be turned into a book – “A Year of Living Knowledgeably: 12 KM Projects for Law Firms” is off to the printers! When I wrote “KM Handbook” for the … Continue reading

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LinkedIn – 6 handy resources

I’ve been updating my LinkedIn training resources for a new client. Nothing beats setting aside an hour or two just to wander around LinkedIn and look at the different groups, different profiles and company pages and see what people are … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Masterclass

The next Knowledge Network West meeting will be a LinkedIn Masterclass, looking at using LinkedIn for knowledge-sharing – connecting with experts in your field of expertise, collaborating and sharing knowledge with them – and using it to build your personal … Continue reading

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Review of Knowledge Management Handbook

A review of my KM Handbook for the Law Society, is now available here. “Down-to-earth advice” “Readable, easy to follow and practical” “This title has real repeat visit value” “Golden nuggets of advice” Learn more about “Knowledge Management Handbook” here … Continue reading

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Do something to improve knowledge-sharing… do anything… just do something.

When I started my knowledge-sharing group in 2008, one of the first topics members wanted to discuss was “top tips for improving knowledge-sharing”. After the discussion had been going for a while, one of the members said how interesting it … Continue reading

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Getting started with KM

Are you a partner in a medium-sized or smaller firm, who knows KM could help you in improving your firm’s effectiveness, but is unsure where to start?  These are a few ideas which I hope will help overcome the inertia. … Continue reading

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Measuring successfully – 5 ideas

Someone asked me recently how they could improve the ways that they proved the worth of their KM work to the rest of the law firm.  Money is tight in many firms and KM can appear to some people to … Continue reading

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Be the best at the basics

It is so easy to be seduced by the latest management fad or the topic of the day, but if your firm doesn’t have a solid grounding in the basics, it’ll struggle to fly. If I had to list 5 … Continue reading

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Starting out

If your firm has recently increased in size or needs to be more efficient to satisfy its clients, you may be wondering whether Knowledge Management tools can help.  This post is for solicitors like you.  It aims to be a … Continue reading

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