Proactive Supervision

Proactive Supervision

Learn why monitoring the work is essential to effective supervision, and gain tools and techniques to help you track progress and provide the right support for the assignments you delegate, while keeping the delegation monkeys off your back.


In law firms, supervision comes in all shapes and sizes. Some supervisors are very hands-off, disappearing entirely between the delegation briefing and the review deadline. Others are more reactive; they believe an open-door policy, with an optional warm smile, is all they need. Still others, the successful supervisors, are much more proactive. They understand that proactive supervision:

produces high-quality work on time and within budget, which abates risk and satisfies clients;

  • develops...