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Law Firms Need to Use More ‘Nemawashi’

The Japanese can teach us about decision-making and successfully implementing change. They use an approach called Nemawashi, which roughly translates as ‘smoothing around the roots before planting’. Toyota has pioneered the use of nemawashi (see http://blog.toyota.co.uk/nemawashi-toyota-production-system). Basically the nemawashi approach … Continue reading

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The Essence of Strategy is Choosing What NOT to Do

These wise words came from the great strategist Michael E Porter. Look at it this way: Can you spend even more hours in the office? Are you only operating at 70% brainpower, with some spare neurons you can call on? … Continue reading

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To Those in Management Roles Running Law Firms – Some Support!

First of all let’s acknowledge the challenges and frustrations inherent in your role. You knew it wasn’t going to be easy – but this? There are good days and bad days but it’s a tough role. More than anybody else … Continue reading

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