Past success does not guarantee survival.

Today the Law Society Gazette reports that a well-regarded century-old Sheffield law firm, Ashton Morton Slack, LLP , has failed. The firm had five equity partners and 67 staff, and was a general service law firm. The firm cites falling fee revenues and rising overheads as the major causes of a fatal...

Required Viewing: Paddy Ashdown on the “Global Power Shift”

My colleagues at Walker Clark and I frequently stress the critical importance of informed strategic planning. Part of that information should include an in-depth understanding of the major trends that are shaping our changing world. Although global in scope, such forces have powerful effects on national...