Small law firms with strong start up and mid-sized growing clients have catapulted into star status in the eyes of mid -sized as well as national and global law firms that seek to infuse their practices with clients and talent for tomorrow.
Welcome to EOLIS!
Established in 1967, as the inventor of the legal search industry, EOLIS stands today as a pre-eminent leader in legal consulting; attorney searches, outside counsel reviews,collaborative career management, and leadership coaching. The New York Times has reported, "EOLIS connections tie together the legal fraternity," and the NYT has also featured EOLIS centerstage on its business page for "innovative negotiating strategies." EOLIS looks to founder Wendeen H. Eolis, for ongoing inspiration and proudly supports her public service.
MOBILITY FROM LAW TO BUSINESS EXPANDS: More law firm senior partners are being recruited for C-Suite positions, with emphasis on leadership roles that focus on governance issues...
EOLIS Speaker Box
Children perform the PEP Principle--probe, evaluate and then perform without thinking about it frequently blurt out whatever questions come into their heads; and often unnerving adults by their brash simplicity. Adults do well with the same orderly method of decision making--with common sense and thoughtfulness in the foreground. The PEP Principle relies upon asking basic questions designed to understand facts, and context with queries that like “Why are you asking?” and “What do you mean?”
WPT President Pliska and Wendeen; links to social thinker Alvin Toffler.
Did our clients benefit from our advice in 2008 or are they sitting ducks for another cataclysmic event just around the corner? We warned in September 2008, and warned again today: plan on working on extra hour each day and allocate the time specifically to new client development, and then breathe a little easier!
In a series of phone calls to senior partners of national law firms around the country earlier this week, few lawyers feel comfortable without a handsome book of business these days. The world of law is a business, development of clients is a sales activity, and the art of holding them lies in the skills of a soft spoken advisor who can manipulate hot buttons.