Good lawyers. Good leaders. Are they mutually exclusive?


Now more than ever, law firms of all sizes need good leadership in order to thrive. The characteristics that traditionally make a good practicing lawyer, however, are quite different from the characteristics that make a good leader -- or a good follower. It's time to change that tradition.

This article is a synopsis of a presentation on leadership at law firms made by Mark Beese of Leadership for Lawyers to the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association, Sept. 8, 2009.

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