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Creating Dominance
Dominance is an integral aspect of strategy. Strategy, whether in war, sports or business, is about how one can place themselves in a competitive position that gives them an advantage over competitors. If that position can be made so overwhelming by one competitor that others are effectively taken out of effective competition, that competitor is dominant. Dominance wins. The game is over. Everyone else is playing for second place or lower. Creating Dominance describes how successful law firms have gone about dominating their marketplaces - be they a practice area, a city or an industry. The book begins by describing the characteristics that identify a dominant firm and the precise strategies law firms can use to put themselves in a position of dominance.
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Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers
Many lawyers use FacebookŪ, the world's most popular social networking platform, to communicate with friends and family across the globe. But lawyers are missing a major opportunity if they do not consider the business possibilities of their FacebookŪ accounts. With a few simple steps, lawyers can harness FacebookŪ to market their services, grow their practices, and expand their legal network--all by using the same methods they already use to communicate with friends and family. FacebookŪ in One Hour for Lawyers will show any attorney--from FacebookŪ novices to advanced users--how to use this powerful tool for both professional and personal purposes. In just one hour, you will learn to:
  • Set up a FacebookŪ account
  • Optimize privacy and other settings
  • Create a profile and manage your timeline
  • Find, organize, and manage friends
  • Use FacebookŪ search and navigation
  • Participate on FacebookŪ with updates, comments, likes, and timelines
  • Send messages, join groups, and subscribe to feeds
  • Establish a business page
  • Monitor your FacebookŪ network
  • Develop a FacebookŪ strategy to grow your legal network
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Getting to Yes
Suggested CLM(SM) Reference Negotiation and compromise are two great tools to end conflict and reach consensus. Learn how to lead your firm through difficult discussions and achieve an environment that is supportive and efficient. Author: R. Fisher and W. Ury. 200 pages.
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Good Strategy Bad Strategy
Good Strategy/Bad Strategy uses fascinating examples from business, nonprofit, and military affairs to bring its original and pragmatic ideas to life. Reflecting an astonishing grasp and integration of economics, finance, technology, history, and the brilliance and foibles of the human character, Good Strategy/Bad Strategy stems from Richard Rumelt's decades of digging beyond the superficial to address hard questions with honesty and integrity.

Rumelt argues that the heart of a good strategy is insight-into the true nature of the situation, into the hidden power in a situation, and into an appropriate response. He shows you how insight can be cultivated with a wide variety of tools for guiding your own thinking.

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy will show you:
  • How to clear out the mumbo jumbo and muddled thinking underlying too many strategies
  • A clear way to create and implement a powerful action-oriented strategy for the real world
  • Rumelt's nine sources of power-ranging from using leverage to effectively focusing on growth-are eye-opening yet pragmatic tools that can be put to work on Monday morning
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Hiring for Attitude
Did you know that 46% of all new hires fail within their first 18 months? The real shocker is that 89% of these fail for attitudinal reasons – not skills. Attitude is what makes employees give 100 percent effort and turns customers into raving fans. Attitude sets your company apart from the competition. In Hiring for Attitude, top leadership strategist Mark Murphy shows you:
  • The five biggest reasons why new hires fail
  • Two quick and easy tests to discover the attitudinal characteristics that you need for your unique culture
  • The five-part interview question that gets candidates to reveal the truth about what their last boss really thinks of them
  • Where great companies really find their best candidates
  • The six words most interviewers add to the end of behavioral interview questions that destroy their effectiveness
Hiring for Attitude includes case studies from Microchip, Southwest Airlines, The Ritz-Carlton, Google, and other companies that drive great results by hiring for attitude.

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Human Resource Management, 14th Edition
Suggested CLM(SM) Reference BACKORDERED

Covering everything from hiring and developing employees to executive compensation to employee safety and security, Human Resource Management is cited as suggested reading in preparing for the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM examination. Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson. 608 pages.
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iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers
At last count, there were more than 80,000 apps available for the iPad. Finding the best apps often can be an overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating process. iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers provides the "best of the best" apps that are essential for any law practice. In just one hour, you will learn about the apps most worthy of your time and attention.

This book will describe how to buy, install, and update iPad apps, and help you:
  • Find apps to get organized and improve your productivity
  • Create, manage, and store documents on your iPad
  • Choose the best apps for your law office, including litigation and billing apps
  • Find the best news, reading, and reference apps
  • Take your iPad on the road with apps for travelers
  • Maximize your social networking power
  • Have some fun with game and entertainment apps during your relaxation time
  • Have some fun with game and entertainment apps during your relaxation time
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iPad in One Hour for Lawyers
The bestselling ABA book iPad in One Hour for Lawyers has helped thousands of attorneys learn to use the iPad in their law practices. Fully revised and updated to reflect the newest versions of the iPad and the latest apps available, iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Third Edition, will help attorneys get more out of their iPad. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed fast, this acclaimed book presents the essentials so you don't get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps. In just six, short lessons, you'll learn how to:
  • Quickly Navigate and Use the Latest Versions of the iPad
  • Set Up Mail, Calendar, and Contacts
  • Create and Use Folders to Multitask and Manage Apps
  • Add Files to Your iPad, and Sync Them
  • View and Manage Pleadings, Case Law, Contracts, and other Legal Documents
  • Use Your iPad to Take Notes and Create Documents
  • Use Legal-Specific Apps at Trial or in Doing Research
Also included: a listing of the top ten apps for lawyers, security advice, dozens of keyboard and browser tips and shortcuts, and much more! Author: Tom Mighell. 106 pages. Paperback
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Law Firm Accounting and Financial Management, Fifth Edition
Suggested CLM(SM) Reference Get Fast Answers. Expert Analysis. Key Concepts and Case Law. Plus, no accounting experience required! Whether you are a partner in a law firm or a law firm CFO, you can profit from financial reporting techniques and strategies designed specifically for law firms. Author: John P. Quinn, Joseph A. Bailey, David E. Gaulin and Stanley Kolodziejczak. 1000 pages.
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Law Firm Human Resources: HR Professionals on Offering Competitive Benefits and Compensation, Developing Effective Recruiting Strategies, and Evaluating Employee Satisfaction (Inside the Minds)
This title provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for successful law firm human resources and recruiting strategies. Featuring human resources directors from some of the nation's leading firms, it guides the reader through the responsibilities of the human resources executive, including benefits administration, compensation, recruiting, and training, and discusses what makes these responsibilities unique in the law firm setting. It explains aspects of the role human resources plays in recruiting and developing talent, creating competitive compensation packages, and ensuring that safety and government compliance concerns are met.
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