This post was written by Cordell Parvin: "If you take the advice I gave yesterday and start a coaching program in your firm, the senior lawyers who will be coaching need to know as much as possible about the lawyers they will coach. I am starting with a new coaching group today. Before my first session with them I sent these coaching questions to help me better understand their practice.
What kind of work do you do? Be specific.
Describe your target market (e.g. who do you want to hire you?)
What do you want the target market to hire you or your firm to do?
What do you consider to be your major strengths as a lawyer (e.g why should your target market hire you or your firm rather than the competition?)
What areas of your client development would you most like to improve in the coaching program?...
Even if your firm does not start a coaching program, these questions are good ones for you to answer to better understand your own practice and the steps you can take to enhance your efforts."
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