Australian law firms wise up to the power of thought leadership

This article first appeared in the Law Society for NSW online newsletter. It was written by Leading Thought co-founder Craig Badings   Five years ago I conducted one-on-one research with the top six Australian law firms on their views of thought leadership and how they were using it. Most were grappling with it and the […]

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Overcoming the three hurdles to thought leadership that truly works – case study  

  In a previous post my colleague, Dr Liz Alexander, identified the three hurdles brands or individuals face when identifying or taking their thought leadership point of view to market. These included: Not focusing too far into the future – people want information that can help them implement or make changes today. Focusing on the positive […]

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3 Reasons Thought Leadership Dies

  Is it possible to think too far out of the box? was a question our friends over the pond at Source for Consulting asked recently. Source found that, rather than explore issues they’d never considered, 83% of executives surveyed said they read thought leadership on topics they were already thinking about, and preferred this […]

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How thought leadership changed a firm and the valuable lessons learned

Karen Evans-Cullen is no ordinary merger and acquisition (M&A) lawyer. For four years she and her team have built the most comprehensive Australian database of mergers and acquisitions for deals over $50million. She and the Clayton Utz team now have at their fingertips a feast of M&A data.  But it is what they are doing […]

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Clayton Utz delivers ‘THE REAL DEAL’ on thought leadership

Many of the Magic Circle law firms in the UK have been practicing excellent thought leadership for some time but in the main law firms in other countries have been slow to follow.  But it’s changing rapidly and we are starting to see pockets of excellent thought leadership coming out of some of the Australian […]

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