When old cultural assumptions are challenged, innovations are not seen as mere novelties but as a social ill, a critical moral infection, and attacked as such by the upholders of tradition.
Philip Slater, The Chrysalis Effect.
Remember, the day before something is truly a breakthrough it is a crazy idea. If it wasn't crazy idea, it would be an incremental improvement.
Peter Diamandis, HeroX
Good innovators typically think very big and they think very small. New ideas are sometimes found in the most granular details . . . and some are found when you are doing your most abstract and philosophical thinking."
Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise, 2012
"When asked why their firms aren't going more to change the way they deliver legal services, 59% of firm leaders say clients aren't asking for it and 56% say they aren't feeling enough economic pain to motivate more significant.
The biggest impediment to change . . . is that partners resist most change efforts . . . Only 4% of law firm leaders rated their partners as highly adaptable to change."
2016 Law Firms in Transition; An Altman Weil Flash Survey
“It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
“Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness.”
"The ability to move quickly and decisively, using speed in two dimensions: planning speed and execution speed."
Jeffrey Philiips and Alex Verjovsky
OUTMANEUVER: OutThink, Don't OutSpend (2016)
"The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow."
"Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."
Brune Brown, The Power of Vulnerability
"If you don’t see the course of history changing our profession, then you’ll be in the dustbin along with the dinosaurs.”
President State Bar of Michigan