The 2017 Managing Partner (MP) Survey - Confidential
1.

What one thing do you wish someone told you when you became MP about the reality of partner motivation, and the best way to approach it?

 

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2.

What one thing do you wish someone told you when you became MP about aligning the firm behind a common vision?

 

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3.

How do you balance gaining consensus from the partner group with the need to make decisions quickly?

 

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4.

What are two of your biggest frustrations with the partner group?

 

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5.

 In your opinion, what is the hardest part of the role?

 

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6.
 In your opinion, what's the best part of the role?
 

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7.

Do you feel that trust among the partner group is an issue? If so, why?

 

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8.

What is your biggest fear / concern about leaving the MP position?

 

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9.

What is your biggest fear / concern about transitioning a new successor?

 

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10.

What one piece of advice did you receive about being MP that didn't turn out to be true?

 

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11.

What's the most valuable piece of advice you would share with a newly elected MP?

 

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12.

 How would you change the firm structure, if at all?

 

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