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4 foolproof tips to help you make it from being on partnership track to Big 4 partner

What happens when you put two strong straight-talking women in a room? Who both help talented professionals make partner at the Big 4 (as well as other firms!) The sparks flew…. …as the world was put to rights! During my lengthy conversation with  Tara  (Leadership and Personal Impact Specialist who has helped 100s of Big 4 directors […]

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How to make partner at a Big 4 firm? (part 2)

Why do professionals want to be a Big 4 partner? Becoming a Big 4 partner is generally seen as the pinnacle of excellence and achievement for any accountant or consultant. In this second of a series of blog posts, we will discuss what you need to do to be a Big 4 partner, and the […]

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How do I become a partner at the Big 4? (part 1)

Why do people want to be a Big 4 partner? Becoming a Big 4 partner is generally seen as the pinnacle of excellence and achievement for any accountant or consultant. Over the next few blog articles, we will discuss what you need to do to be a Big 4 partner, and the differences between getting […]

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4 different types of sales questions which will turn you into the firm’s rainmaker

In this blog post, fresh after talking about how to use your personality to convert more sales, Jon Baker explains the different types of sales questions for accountants (as well as lawyers and consultants) Sales questions for accountants Questions play a powerful role in getting prospective clients to sign up. Yet the common complaint I […]

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9 fool-proof sales tips to help every accountant convert more business

In this blog post, Jon (who once trained all of BP’s sales teams across Europe) shares eight sales tips for accountants. Sales tips for accountants If you want to sell more, then remember that people need to buy into you before your firm. So, it’s time to think about what they want to buy into […]

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Relationology: How your relationships will help you make partner

For those of you who have read a few of my blog posts will know how much emphasis I place on the importance of relationships to build a bedrock for your future career success. This is why I am delighted to share an extract from a new book called ‘Relationology: 101 secrets to grow your […]

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3 super tips to help you get through your final interview for partnership

Imagine this, you’ve got through to the last interview to become a senior partner in a big 4 firm. The last interview is with the CEO of the big 4 firm. How would you prepare for this interview? This was the question that arrived in my inbox this morning. Here is a longer version of […]

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5 top tips for being a happier, healthier lawyer

In today’s guest blog, Alison Gill a freelance lawyer with Lawyers On Demand, and owner of Workout @ Work, shines a light on her top tips to make your life in law happier and healthier.  Over to you Alison:  1. Be mindful Try a short meditation routine each morning in your home or on the […]

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5 often forgotten ways to get back up to speed after a holiday

As the first of September rapidly approaches, many of us are returning from our annual summer break. As I found out personally, getting back up to speed after a week out isn’t as easy as it may seem. Here are a few tips to help you keep your post-holiday relaxed state for just that little bit […]