partnership: competence is just the foot in the door

businessman in an umbrella sails in storm in the nightsailing through the 7 c’s to partnership may be harder than you think.

by martin bissett
passport to partnership

staffers aspiring to be partners must learn the key characteristics of successful partners. they also must learn how to develop their own personal plans to achieve partnership. firms and staffers alike need a clear set of procedures, processes and milestones for turning top talent into the next generation of firm leadership.

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there are seven critically important criteria by which partners assess partners-to-be. i call them:

the seven c’s