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Cultivating a balanced approach to leadership across your firm

By Sue Beavil, Learning and Organisational Development Manager, Slater & Gordon

9 June 2014

Increasingly, employees at all levels of a firm are being encouraged to demonstrate personal leadership, which relates to personal accountability and being prepared to offer solutions, not just to present problems.

In some firms, however, the leaders are perceived to be practice group heads or the managing partners only. This is an outdated view of leadership in modern business practice and every effort needs to be made for partners across the spectrum of influence and seniority within a firm to exercise their leadership muscles and work at achieving that delicate balance of great leadership behaviours.

Anyone can help to create, communicate and share a goal or a set of objectives. All team members have a responsibility for building and maintaining high levels of team performance. Helping to translate ideas using men...

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