Regular reading is a common habit of successful people. Demonstrate your firm’s commitment to the personal and professional development of your team by allowing them paid time to read at the start of each day.
Founded by Chet Buchman, managing partner of Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Lloyd, the First 15 reading program has the potential to improve office morale, foster a culture that embraces lifelong learning, and improve firm production and revenue!
Check out the resources below to read the founding firm’s success story and learn how to implement the program in your firm. Get started with The First 15, and start reaping the benefits today!
First 15 Reading Program Testimonials
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Access individual tools below or download all of the toolkit resources in one zip file.
The First 15 Reading Program Tools
Read on to find out more about The First 15 Reading Program and the benefits of supporting a reading program in your firm.
Kick-off Email Template
Use this email template to provide need to know information and kick off The First 15 Reading Program in your firm.
This library builder will assist your firm assemble it’s First 15 Reading Program library over time with books suggested by Chet Buchman, creator of the program.
Monthly Update Email Template
Use this email template to provide monthly updates on The First 15 Reading Program including total books and pages read together as a firm.
Do you have more questions on The First 15 Reading Program? Read these Frequently Asked Questions for more information and ideas!