Category Archives: Career strategy and planning

What are your career KPIs and do they matter?

Preparing for a recent career event has made me think about career key performance indicators or KPIs; an often cited phrase for measuring performance. Lawyers, for example, are measured in 6 minute units of fee earning time, a key KPI, … Continue reading

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What’s your career capital?

Career capital is the value of competencies, knowledge and individual personality attributes and other career assets that you have to produce economic value. Your career assets combined = your career capital; the sum total of your time, talent and potential. … Continue reading

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What is your career risk?

In an uncertain and fast changing world, career risk is a very important factor to consider. One person’s attitude to risk is very different to another’s which is why self-awareness is essential with career strategy and planning. “Life is inherently … Continue reading

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The Food Judge – Nicky Richmond #2

This is part 2 of a 3 part guest blog by Nicky Richmond. Nicky combines being a joint managing partner for Brecher with being a restaurant critic, and is a property and property finance lawyer with over 25 years’ experience. … Continue reading

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Simon Strong’s portfolio career #1

This is the first in a series of 6 blog posts by Simon Strong about his portfolio career. Reading how people have created their own portfolio career can be useful to inspire you to create one yourself. The rest of … Continue reading

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Could a portfolio career make you dance?

More and more people are doing a portfolio career. Could you be one of them? This blog shares what a portfolio career is, the components and why they are growing. What is a portfolio career? A mixture of different strands … Continue reading

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Big data or big questions?

Big questions are a useful tool to mine insights and utilize the capacities of our minds to analyse big data, solve problems and think better. Open self-reflective questions or ‘self-coaching’ costs nothing, can be done anywhere and usefully, your mind … Continue reading

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