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Coaching: helping you navigate the Path to Partnership
In our most recent Illumin8 blog article, we shared a checklist of areas to think about in trying to achieve the lofty heights of partnership, whether as an internal promotion or external lateral hire. Having played a part in seeing so many senior lawyers transition to partnership, and facilitate so many lateral hires, we believe what can separate the best from the rest is self-belief and having a clear idea about where you're going and how you're going to get there. In this article we called on one of the leading executive coaches to the legal industry, Ian Charlton, to explain how coaching can help you navigate the path to partnership.
Path to partnershipSo you've decided you want to be a Partner and are positioning yourself internally or externally for that next natural progression. The process of getting there can often seem opaque and when you're heavily focused on supporting your supervising partners, it can be hard to find the time to achieve the key milestones. Technical skills are only part of the equation.
Are people your business?
What better way to explain the subtle contrast between a search consultant and a contingent recruiter than through an analogy. In this case, when people are your business, and your number one asset, not just a commodity - do you want a tailor or the department store?