Sales & Marketing -> Smart List

The Sign You've Been Looking For image courtesy of Austin Chan: Unsplash


Legal + Business Podcasts -> Smart List

Leading Legal + Business Podcasts + Videos to help you navigate the perpetually shifting ocean of change that is #NewLaw


Blue Ocean Law Group℠ -> Reading Smart List

Cover image: The Following Does Not Constitute Legal Advice -> Permission kindly granted by the author Justin Sprogis


Enterprise Artistry -> Smart List

Inspired by the term Enterprise Artistry coined by Mykel Dixon. In the age of the machine: the key differentiator will be the things that make us uniquely human!


Corporate Governance -> Smart List

A curated Smart List to inform + guide Corporate Governance Renewal beyond best practice


The rise of the curatorial -> Smart List

Eg., Brain Pickings human-powered discovery engine for interestingness


B Corp -> Smart List

Has your company considered becoming a B Corp?


Retro-Innovation -> Smart List

Ideas that mimic an experience of the past in order to transport the user back into a bygone era, or use a new format to meet an old, sentimental need Tim Leberecht: The Business Romantic


The Generalist v. Specialist Debate -> Smart List

Jack of All Trades, Master of None, OR True Renaissance Person? Image: Eric TERRADE Disclaimer: By providing links to other websites Blue Ocean Law Group℠ does not guarantee, approve or endorse them


The Theranos Story -> Smart List

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by two-time Pullitzer Prize winner and investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal -> John Carreyrou


Vested -> Smart List

What Is Vested? Vested® is a business model, methodology, mindset and movement for creating highly collaborative business relationships that enable true win-win relationships in which both parties...

After-action review

An after action review (AAR) is a structured review or de-brief (debriefing) process for analyzing what happened, why it happened, and how it can be done better by the participants and those responsible for the project or event. After-action reviews in the formal sense were originally developed by the U.S. Army. Formal AARs are used by all US military services and by many other non-US organizations. Their use has extended to business as a knowledge management tool and a way to build a culture of accountability.

Key Person of Influence measurement tool -> Report Guide Download

Why is this report Valuable? In every industry there are three groups of people: Newbies These people are just starting out in their industry and developing their skills. They are usually inspired by a Key Person of Influence who they have seen but are unaware of the hard work to come. Worker-bees These people are skilled at what they do but often go unrecognised and unrewarded. Often their enthusiasm starts to diminish as they spend years doing more mundane tasks than they are capable of. Key People of Influence They earn more money, have more fun and attract more opportunity. They are seen as highly credible, visible and valuable in their niche. They have a renewed sense of vitality for their industry because they are involved in high-value activities.


Subscribed [The New Subscription Economy] -> Smart List

Blue Ocean Law Group seeks businesses to subscribe to our Buccaneers Beta™ trial -> Create your own quality Legal Docs so fast you'll think you're a pirate! Arrrh Make your lawyers walk the plank!

Atlassian Team Playbook - Team Building Activities that Work

Forget trust falls and ropes courses. These are activities for building your team's Get $#!τ Done muscle and working better together.


The Business Romantic -> Smart List

Inspired by the book of the same name by Tim Leberecht [2015]

Adam Grant: Are you a giver or a taker?

In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.


Florence Guild -> Smart List [Inspired by the Renaissance city-state]

Est. @ Work Club, the Florence Guild Event Series features our brightest thinkers -> valuable insights to help members [including Blue Ocean Law Group℠ + our clients] thrive in tomorrow’s world.

Blinkist: Serving curious minds.

Blinkist lets you read the key lessons from 2500 nonfiction books in 15 min or less...

Plain English Foundation

Training people: We run plain English writing training for all workplace professionals. Editing documents: We edit content to be engaging and effective. Our expert editors can: -edit complex material in depth -develop templates, such as for briefing notes -evaluate individual documents, sets of reports or whole websites. Building our community: We champion transparent and ethical public language.

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