In a time of economic and political upheaval, we need a better understanding of how and why people change. Traditional change management initiatives are not enough. The secret to successful change is engaging the elephant.
KM Time Capsule
What can a time capsule from 2008 tells us about progress in law firm knowledge management?
Working with constant interruption and too little sleep has an impact on the body similar to alcohol and substance addiction. It also results in bad work product and workplaces. Partners must step up to lead change.
Working Under the Influence
Lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals who are impaired at work are a major risk for firms. But what if the firms themselves are exacerbating this impairment?
A Brave New World with ChatGPT
Thanks to OpenAI, I may have found a guest blogger who is reasonably knowledgeable and isn't a shill. What do you think?
Slow Down Little Grasshopper
In-person ideation is not always better than virtual ideation. There are other factors that matter as much, if not more, than location.
The Comfort Delusion
The last few years have been hard. But returning to the office will not automatically restore your comfort. We are different people post-lockdown. Our offices and work expectations must adapt.
Becoming a Robot
Your employer has a secret fantasy: they wish you were a robot. But what if a robot can't do your job right now? Then expect your employer to use software tools and techniques to prod you to behave more like a robot and less like a human.
For years, doctors have advised patients to move more in order to enhance their physical health. Perhaps we should be giving this advice to employees to enhance their financial health, career prospects, and wellbeing.
Over the years, Richard Susskind has provided a great deal of forward-thinking advice for the legal industry. But beyond his work, he also provides a shining example for Father's Day.