Making partner is has always been the goal of ambitious young lawyers, accountants and other professionals.
Fully updated with the latest insights to tackle all the most current challenges in this fast developing industry, this 2nd edition of How to Make Partner and Still Have a Life offers advice on how to stand out, be in the right place at the right time and build skills to overcome all hurdles on the path to partnership. Townsend and Larbie, both experienced coaches, help associates make informed decisions on whether or not making partner is the right step for them; if it is, they'll guide them to take the promotion while having a life of their own. They coverthe different routes to partnership, building a reputation to outshine peers, time management, developing relationships, keeping control of career and personal life, creating and writing a career plan, and what to do after the promotion. They have also added new information on what being a partner in the 21st century means, the importance of sponsorship, how to tackle gender bias and enforce gender diversity, and overcoming the final hurdles of being made partner.