Okay, first off … you got us. There are no hard-and-fast “rules” for innovation. But we get asked all the time by people within firms that want to create an innovation effort but aren’t sure where to start. In our ~16 years within law firms – instilling innovative mindsets, building cross-disciplinary teams, and generally making change – we have some high-level takeaways. They don’t give you a handbook when you start an innovation effort within a firm. This is the stuff we had to learn. Let us give you a head start.