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People usually don't change after you hire them, so make sure their strengths are a good fit for the job.
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Are your bank colleagues not referring business your way? Guess whose fault that is? It's not your boss's job, or anyone else's for that matter, to fix this situation.
Keep new leads coming in by branding yourself as a transition specialist.
Improve your practice by drilling down on your innate skills.
You have a minute to explain to a busy prosepective client why your firm deserves the business.
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