Leading Legal Organizations During the Corona Crisis

In this article, I outline what the near future will look like for law firms and legal departments, what people want from leaders during times of crisis, and four commitments leaders need to address as they plan to lead through a crisis.   What the next two to three...

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12 Productivity Tips When Working from Home

As I write this, many firms are shutting down their physical offices and having professional staff work from home.  While most of us have done work from home before, often late at night or on a weekend, many professionals had not worked full time from a home office...

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Improve Your Vision in 2020

Why being a visionary leader is critical in times of dynamic change “What leaders struggle with most is communicating an image of the future that draws others in – that speaks to what others see and feel.” – James M. Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of “The Leadership...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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