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How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life The Smart Way to Get to and Stay at the Top

by Heather Townsend, Jo Larbie

How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life The Smart Way to Get to and Stay at the Top Synopsis

Becoming a partner in a professional services firm is for many ambitious fee-earners the ultimate goal. But in this challenging industry, with long hours, high pressure and even higher expectations, how do you stand out from the crowd? How do you build the most effective relationships? And how do you find the time to do all of this and still have a fulfilling personal life? Now in its third edition, How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life equips individuals at the start of their career through to partner with the skills needed to reach and succeed at the leadership level. How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life details the expectations and realities of being a partner and outlines how you can continue to achieve once you have obtained the much-coveted role. This edition is updated with guidance on developing the right mindset for success and the importance of mentoring and sponsorship. There is a specific focus on women and BAME professionals and the challenges faced by individuals coming from non-traditional or under-represented backgrounds. Heather Townsend and Jo Larbie provide a guide to help you tackle common obstacles and work smarter - not harder - to reach the top. Start your journey to partnership and still have the time for a life outside of work.

How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life The Smart Way to Get to and Stay at the Top Press Reviews

How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life is a must read for anyone wanting to be a partner in a professional practice. This thought provoking book helps you navigate your own route to partnership and also offers guidance on how to succeed once you've reached your goal. Each chapter is packed full of practical advice and real-life examples. I have found this book invaluable and I'd highly recommend it. --Hollie Gallagher, Partner Bircham Dyson Bell LLP (about previous edition) This book tells you what often nobody does about making partner - from considering if it's right for you through to practical advice to help you get there. It is extremely well written, being both informative and insightful in a 'human' and engaging way. Thoroughly recommend! --Joanna Gaudoin, Personal & Corporate Image Expert (about previous edition) The journey to making partner in a professional services firm can be challenging, confusing and time-consuming. This book will help you prepare yourself for that challenge, help you demystify the confusion and ensure you spend your precious time wisely. It will help you to build a strong business and personal case and provides you with the tools to help you decide if you are up for the challenge of making partner, for which the rewards can be great! --Paul Welling, Director Activ8 Development Limited (about previous edition) This is the go-to resource for anyone with ambitions of making Partner. Superbly written and bursting with practical tips, tools and advice, this is without doubt the definitive resource for any current or future Partner. --Drew Moss, Head of Learning and Organisational Development, BDO Australia (about previous edition)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749498368
Publication date: 3rd December 2019
Author: Heather Townsend, Jo Larbie
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Advice on careers & achieving success, Industrial or vocational training,

About Heather Townsend, Jo Larbie

Heather Townsend has worked with over 100 partners and coached and developed 1000+ professionals in the world's most ambitious professional practices. She is an in-demand international professional speaker and best-selling author of six books. Jo Larbie is an executive coach specialising in inclusion. She coaches women and BAME professionals to develop the strategies they need to survive and succeed into senior and leadership roles. She brings experience gained from a successful career in leading international professional service firms including DLA Piper,, BDO LLP, Eversheds, and Arthur Andersen.

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