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Author Archive : Joseph Altonji

Posted In: Featured

A Time to Be Thankful…

Thanksgiving is here again – just a bit earlier this year than usual.   As I sit in Chicago looking out at the dark

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Posted In: Strategy

Facing the Inevitable:  Succession Management is Today’s Leadership Challenge

Read Joe Altonji’s most recent blog on Succession Management at The National Law Review.  

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Posted In: Strategy

Strategy and the 4th Quarter:  Can Law Firms Use This Time to Advance the Strategic Agenda?

It’s hard to believe but it’s here – the fourth quarter.  The time when most law firms become intensely focused on the immediate,

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Posted In: Client Development, Compensation, Crisis Management, Leadership Support, LPM, Strategy

What a Difference a Decade Makes…

It’s hard to believe the inflection point that marked the beginning of so much change in the legal world occurred ten years ago

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Posted In: Strategy

Is Disruptive Innovation in Law Even Possible?

The debates about innovation at law firms can sometimes seem a cacophonous, and discordant, confusion of themes.  On the one hand, virtually every

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Posted In: Leadership Development, Leadership Training

Lessons in Leadership from Commencement Season…

“A leader’s greatest challenge is not leading – it is making others great.” Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama, May 6th, 2017 The

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Posted In: Client Development, Strategy

What Job is Your Client Hiring You to Do?

  My wife and I had a recent real estate experience that illustrates an underlying challenge for law firms when it comes to

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Posted In: Client Development, Strategy

Client Satisfaction is Dead…

Client satisfaction is dead – or you may be, if that is your primary focus as an organization.  This seemingly radical statement is

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Posted In: Development, Implementation, Strategy

2017 – The Year to Try Something New?

2017 has arrived, and already the year is looking like one of change outside the narrow bounds of the legal profession:  The Cubs

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Posted In: Leadership Training, Organizational Structure, Strategy

The World Really is Different: Realizing that Change is Okay

A few weeks ago, while facilitating an All-Lawyer retreat, I had an interesting ah-hah moment. This was an unusual retreat. In the course

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