Letter from Latin America

April is the cruelest Latin America month. This month has taken and is taking me to Santiago, Chile, Bogota, Colombia, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, traveling with Adam Smith, Esq.’s Director in Latin America, Antonio Leal Holguin. (Antonio splits his time between Santiago... read more +

Your Firm’s Single Most Useful Website (Or Is It?)

In the Paleolithic Era of the Internet, one of my favorite destinations was "Really Useful Sites."  Here one found an updated-daily list of sites where one could actually accomplish something—from an online thesaurus to (shock and awe!) being able... read more +

Re-Evaluating the Associate Lockstep

Is there another profession or business that adheres to the "lockstep" promotion of new hires and apprentices (a/k/a associates)?  Certainly no Fortune 500—nor Big Four firm, nor management consultancy, ad agency, architecture firm, etc.,... read more +

“Great Groups” and “Obsessive Brio”

Regular readers will know that Warren Bennis, the USC business professor and Chairman of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership, is IMHO one of the few people in the world who actually has anything to say about leadership.  (OK, Jim Collins of "Good to... read more +

IT 101

What’s on the minds of major law firms’ IT directors?  LegalWeek did a survey and the results are sometimes predictable and sometimes not. For example, "resiliency" of the network ranks first, followed by data security.  But what are... read more +

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