Learn to read your firm’s ‘cultural blueprint.’
By Martin Bissett
Passport to Partnership
What conclusions can you draw from your knowledge of how the promotion system works in your firm that you need to keep in mind?
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In terms of firm culture, you need to understand the four navigational points of the compass:
- Who do I need to stay on the right side of?
- What are the unwritten rules in my firm?
- Whose opinions can be trusted?
- What really impresses the partners?
And here’s a five-part analysis to see how you measure up: