Lisa Leong and her business partner, Tristan Forrester, escape Melbourne and travel to San Francisco, to record this special Future Law Podcast bonus episode. They track down Richard Hsu – the Managing Director of the Partner Practice Group of recruitment firm Major Lindsey & Africa. Richard is the host and producer of an ABA award winning podcast HsuUntied– and author of the LMA award winning blog HsuTube. Oh, and he was a lawyer! (Amongst other legal roles, he was an IP partner at Shearman & Stirling). Richard spoke about creativity, being trained as an Engineer – and how his HsuTube offering came to be.
Lisa, Dan, and Mike take a tour through strategies for initiating innovation and change, for people who don’t have “innovating” in their professional portfolios – and who may not have budgets. They have case studies to share, from their own experiences In law firms, companies, and law schools. Anyone can put themselves in a position to innovate. Here’s how to get started.
Lisa Leong and her business partner Tristan Forrester spent some time hanging out with the delightful Professor Dan Klein from Stanford University.
In this full interview, you will learn:
– how to think like an Improviser and why it is important for cultivating an innovation mindset
– how improv can encourage lawyer creativity
– a few simple improv games like sound ball, and word-at-a-time proverb.
Lisa Leong introduces us to her friend Professor Dan Klein from Stanford University aka “Dan the Improv Man”. In this episode our three co-hosts, Dean Dan, Lethal Lisa and Most Interesting Mike explore how improvisation exercises can help lawyers develop an innovation mindset.
Have you tried using improv to unlock lawyer creativity? Add to the conversation at http://thefuturelawpodcast.com/
Introducing Lisa Leong, the diminutive disruptor, and Prof Dan Hunter, Dean of Swinburne Law School.
Lisa reminisces about how they met – and then they chat about what this podcast is about, who it is for and why we started it. This episode explores Experience Design – and why, to them, innovation is not “just about the technology.”
Join us to find out how to move beyond “innovation cabaret” in law.