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If you are an accountant, lawyer, consultant, architect, surveyor or consulting engineer working in a partnership, this site has been designed to help you progress your career. 

I know your free time is limited and your work time literally costs money, so I’ve spent curated this list of resources so that you don’t have to.

Grow your practice

Business development tips and 'how-to's

In these 200+ FREE articles discover:
1) Simple steps to build your profile
2) How to market and sell yourself with ease and confidence
3) Techniques to make clients come to you
4) Easy ways to generate referrals via your network

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FREE Business development guides, plans, checklists from The Career Kitbag

The Career Kitbag contains:
1) 5 step-by-step and easy-to-understand guides for inexperienced or unconfident business developers
2) 15 tried-and-tested templates, worksheets, plans and checklists to help improve your effectiveness at business development
3) 3+ templates and guides to help you write a LinkedIn profile which does the selling for you

Includes: Guide to building your marketing plan, Guide to building your personal networking strategy, relationship plan template, prospect qualification checklist...

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The Go-To Expert

The Go-To Expert provides no-nonsense advice on managing your transition into a well-known and trusted name within your industry. 

Discover:
1) Simple steps to build your profile 
2) How to market and sell yourself with ease and confidence  
3) Techniques to make your clients come to you

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The FT Guide To Business Networking

The Financial Times Guide to Business Networking is your definitive introduction to a joined-up networking strategy that really works.

This award-winning book has now been fully updated to include new chapters on generating referrals and boosting your confidence when networking, as well as the latest advice on social networking sites. 

You'll learn how to:
1) Successfully combine online and offline networking techniques 
2) Develop the best networking approaches and behaviours 
3) Make a great first impression, build rapport and generate strong business relationships 
4) Talk to the right people, have productive conversations and effectively work a room

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Create your Business Case

Tips, articles and best-practice advice 

In these 50+ FREE articles you will find everything you need to create and write a brilliant business case for partnership, no matter how confident you are about your commercial acumen. 

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FREE Guide To Creating A Business Case 

1) Includes extracts from real successful business cases for partnership.
2) An easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide written for accountants, consultants, lawyers and engineers on partnership track
3) Use this guide to help you articulate and create a persuasive business case for partnership

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Poised for Partnership: How to create a cast-iron business and personal case to make partner in any firm

Making the transition from senior employee to partner in a professional services firm is the hardest career move you will ever make. 

This book explains how others did it and how you can too. 

If you buy this book you'll learn: 
1) Tried and tested strategies to successfully make it through partner track and the partnership admissions process to partner 
2) How to create a cast-iron Business Case and Personal Case for partnership, even if you don't have any previous experience of selling services 
3) How to pace yourself so you don't get burnt out on the gruelling final steps to partnership 
4) How to find enough time to start to consistently win your own work, even if your billable time targets are sky high.

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How to make partner AND still have a life

The burning question on every ambitious fee-earner's lips is: 'how do I make partner at this firm?'

This book is your route map to making it to the top in a professional services firm.

It shows you how to stand out, be in the right place at the right time and build your kitbag of skills to overcome the many hurdles and reach the Holy Grail of becoming partner.

This book reveals what it really takes to make it, and what it will involve once you're there. It helps you make an informed decision on whether or not this is the right step for you. It guides you on how to make partner and still have a life of your own. Heather Townsend and Jo Larbie show you the rules of the game, laying bare exactly what you need to do to take the ultimate step.

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Building your team and managing yourself

Tips, articles and best-practice advice on building a team

Over 25 FREE articles to help you lead, develop and manage a high performing team.

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Tips, articles and best-practice advice to increase your productivity at work

Over 100 FREE articles to help you:
1) Build your confidence
2) Stop procrasting
3) Minimise distractions
4) Reduce your stress levels and avoid burnout

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FREE Guides and plans from the Career Kitbag to help you manage others and your time more effectively

The FREE Career Kitbag includes:
1) Over 5 step-by-step, easy-to-understand guides to help you manage yourself and others. 
2) 17 confidence boosters
3) 3 self-assessment tools, including a self-assessment to see if you are 'Partnership Potential'
4) Weekly planners and 'to-do' tools

Guides include:
1) How to make the most of your relationship with your mentor
2) How to successfully navigate your firm's politics 
3) How to run a successful team day

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How to make partner and still have a life

The burning question on every ambitious fee-earner's lips is: 'how do I make partner at this firm?' 

This book is your route map to making it to the top in a professional services firm.

It shows you how to stand out, be in the right place at the right time and build your kitbag of skills to overcome the many hurdles and reach the Holy Grail of becoming partner. 

​This book reveals what it really takes to make it, and what it will involve once you're there. It helps you make an informed decision on whether or not this is the right step for you. It guides you on how to make partner and still have a life of your own. Heather Townsend and Jo Larbie show you the rules of the game, laying bare exactly what you need to do to take the ultimate step.

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