It may seem counter-intuitive to cosy up to the competition, but being collaborative and learning from others is likely to bring exponential rewards.
The value of a positive knowledge-sharing culture is not new. Studies investigating the relationship between knowledge sharing and performance have demonstrated how donating or receiving knowledge can have a positive influence on innovation.
Certainly, this is borne out by our latest research with the mid-size law firms that comprise the membership of our non-profit network.
Participants said they were focused on the big issues in their businesses and ranked opportunities to learn the latest leadership thinking from outside the legal sector as most ...