This is the fifth in a series of nine postings about successful innovation in law firms. Today we look at the third secret of successful innovation.
Write a conservative plan.
Conservative - even skeptical - planning might seem to be antithetical to concepts of energetic innovation; but it is actually one of the best ways to improve the chances of success.
The phrase write a conservative plan is packed with meaning.
Innovation is not a matter of making a wish and waving a magic wand. Law firms that are successful know that it is a disciplined business process. Without thorough planning, you will never be able to:
That last point is particularly important. To borrow the old advertising slogan, to be successful your innovation must be "new and improved."
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