Legal Business Development: The Warning Signs of Defending The Status Quo


To continue the discussion we started on Tuesday... Do you need an attitude adjustment? Today I want to talk about a post I read by Seth Godin: The warning signs of defending the status quo.

As always Seth calls it out. Here are a few thoughts that get to the heart of the matter for lawyers when it comes to business development. Think about them...

"When confronted with a new idea, do you:

1. Consider the cost of switching before you consider the benefits?

2. Highlight the pain to a few instead of the benefits to many?

3. Exaggerate how good things are now in order to reduce you fear of change?

4. Undercut the credibility, authority or experience of people behind the change?

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