Starting 2018 with a Big Bang and a Cold Splash: Lessons in innovation

Dr. Floortje Blindenbach-Driessen writes “I had the fortune to celebrate New Year’s Eve with my family in the Netherlands. Traditions make that the Dutch end the year with a big bang and start the new year with a cold splash.” This is a memorable story of a Dutch tradition which Floortje uses to convey a profound message about innovation. 
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The Clearspire Story

The Clearspire Story describes why Clearspire holds a special place in the evolution of the legal services industry. It is remembered as a transformative legal delivery company as well as “the next big thing” that failed to achieve its potential disruptive impact. The Clearspire Story is told by founder, Mark Cohen.

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Before you innovate, fix your business model

It sounds very cool to say you are an innovator, writes Ken Grady in ‘Before you innovate, fix your business model‘. As always from Ken, innovation is a topical issue for BigLaw business model firms. Read what he has to say…..

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How Counter Tax is fostering friendly NewLaw world domination

How Counter Tax is fostering friendly NewLaw world domination is a post with a difference. It’s based on the catchy story-telling style of Counter Tax Lawyers of Canada.

When Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold of Counter Tax Lawyers interviewed me back in February last year, I asked myself “Will this neat idea do any more than capture some attention?” Well, as the series and this episode–in which Peter and Natalie interview fellow Canadian, Peter Carayiannis, founder Conduit Law–show the tales are topical and well-told.

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Deloitte, KPMG & PwC all agree: Is law listening?

Back in October 2015, the inimitable Michael Mills, chief strategy officer and co-founder of Neota Logic, wrote this clever article on LinkedIn: Deloitte, KPMG & PwC all agree: Is law listening? With the rising interest (and concern amongst many BigLaw firms), I am pleased to re-post Deloitte, KPMG & PwC all agree: Is law listening? on The Dialogue.

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Shift thinking and BigLaw firms

My post on Shift thinking and BigLaw firms is written for those readers who are not familiar with Mark Bonchek’s writing – and also for those who relish another dose of Mark’s brilliant expositions on shift thinking.

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