GenY Lawyer Interviews Mark Beese on Millennial Leadership

GenY Lawyer Interviews Mark Beese on Millennial Leadership

Nicole Abboud interviews Mark on how law firms need to adapt to a new generation of leaders.  Check out the podcast here:Millennial Leadership and Constructing Effective TeamsI love leadership! That’s why I’m glad to have our guest, Mark Beese, on the show...

read more
Susskind on “outcome-thinking” for lawyers

Susskind on “outcome-thinking” for lawyers

Richard Susskind argues that working practices must ultimately serve the needs of customers, not the workers in this British Academy Review article.  When innovating, we need to be focused on the client (or customer, or user, or human, or whomever is...

read more
Eversheds Launches App to Drive Innovation

Eversheds Launches App to Drive Innovation

Eversheds Sutherland has launched IdeaDrop, a web-based crowdsourcing application to harness ideas from its lawyers and employees.Lee Ranson, Eversheds’ co-chief executive and former managing partner, said: “As our scale and reach grows we want to continue...

read more
Leading Change

Leading Change

Coming up with an innovative solution is only the first step.  Leaders need to lead initiatives that change culture and processes.   Here is a great resource by Jon R. Katzenbach on how leaders lead change in organizations.Real Change LeadersSource:...

read more
Why Design Thinking Works (HBR)

Why Design Thinking Works (HBR)

This is a great article on why design thinking works not only to develop innovative solutions to knotty problems, but also to engage people to implement the change initiative.  Check it out:Why Design Thinking Works

read more
Five Stages of Design Thinking

Five Stages of Design Thinking

Lawyers on Demand published a very simple and helpful guide to Legal Design Thinking in a 15 page e-book.  Get it here. "Lawyers have a tendency to want everything to be perfect (and ideally risk free) before it is released to the world.  Design Thinking...

read more
Meet Legal Designer Meera Sivanathan

Meet Legal Designer Meera Sivanathan

What is a legal designer?  What does she do? Check out this interview of Meera Sivanathan, Lead Legal Designer at Dottir Attorneys.  Here is her definition of "Legal Design": Legal design is the application of design-thinking principles to the practice of...

read more