My old boss Steve Barrett shared this story with me many, many years ago. It was meant to illustrate how lawyers really don’t like change. Considering the 8:45 a.m. phone call I got this morning, all I can say is, ten years later, the story still has merit:

The Banana Story

Start with a cage

“Leadership is the art of setting direction for others and getting them to move in that direction with competence and commitment.” — Elliott Jacques and Stephen Clement

Speaking truth to power: Now is the time for managers to lead and leaders to emerge in law firms of all sizes. Power is spread among individuals in

Change is in the air. Change is all about us. And change is hard. But hang in there. Don’t close your eyes to the light at the end of the tunnel.

This is the year that TV changes from analog to digital. Is your TV ready? Did you know that the U.S. government has spent