Getting ‘Off the Island’: Diary of a Corporate Innovation Masterclass in New York City (Part 1)

By Verity Checklist / July 17, 2019

Off the Island report: Corporate Innovation Masterclass in NYC 3 action-packed days of hands-on corporate innovation masterclass in New York with Giant Innovation 15 participants from large, diverse companies including Walmart, Ericsson, Citi Group, Rogers Communications, The Hershey Company, CNA Insurance, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. and more! 20 hours of Master Class coursework 3 corporate

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Ep12 – Legal Intrapreneur Basics – Live recording from Legal Innovation & Tech Fest (Sydney, 2018)

By Verity Checklist / May 13, 2019

Time to make your contract process more productive In this special episode, we go the Sydney 2018 Legal Innovation and Tech Fest where Verity Presented on Legal Intrapreneur Basics. You can listen and follow along with the presentation pack  and other resources from the presentation here at This presentation covered a range of ideas

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Plain Language and Government Contracts

By Verity Checklist / April 1, 2019

Dealing with a tricky government contract you want to simplify? Government lawyers pushing back on your updates to their agreement? Whilst the preferred term is Plain Language (because it’s more inclusive)…the Office of Parliamentary Counsel’s Plain English Manual is filled with gems on explaining terms to clients, phrases to avoid with examples on clear writing,

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How to Build a Winning Business Case for Legal Innovation

By Verity Checklist / February 4, 2019

Creating a business case for legal innovation can be a major stumbling block for many legal professionals. In fact, it’s the one step of the legal innovation process that causes most people to come unstuck, not because it’s particularly difficult or time consuming, it’s a problem of translation. “Assume no one has time and no

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Legal Innovation on a shoestring: How to innovate on a budget

By Verity Checklist / August 5, 2018

Legal teams must cut costs. But how can you innovate with no time and no money? In this article, I share some ideas and tips on how to innovate your legal work with little to no extra funding. The article originally appeared in The Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 28, Issue 2 (Winter 2018). This post has all

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Speeding up innovation: Four ways to increase innovation take up?

By Verity Checklist / July 24, 2017

The rate of innovation adoption is ‘an attribute that can be altered through planning and effort‘ – Bill Henderson For a while, I have struggled with how to get others as excited by new ideas as I get. I have second guessed myself, perhaps thinking I am too naïve or overly optimistic about innovations’ ability to improve

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