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Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White

Verity White, Corporate Lawyer and Contract Produc

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Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White

Verity White, Corporate Lawyer and Contract Produc

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Checklist Legal is a blog, a podcast, & an eBook all designed to help you as a lawyer or legal professional:- craft contracts your clients love- design innovative tools to increase access to justice- develop new skills as a T-shaped professional- and super-charge your personal and professional productivityVerity White is a Corporate Lawyer and Contract Productivity Enthusiast using digital thinking to make contracts more productive.Checklist Legal - Digital thinking for lawyers.Show notes, links, templates and resources: https://checklistlegal.com/podcast

Latest Episodes

Legal Intrapreneur Basics - SPECIAL Live episode - Legal Innovation & Tech Fest

Ep12 - Legal Intrapreneur Basics - Live recording from Legal Innovation & Tech Fest (Sydney, 2018) Mindset: Will you go to the movies with me? In this special episode, we go the Sydney 2018 Legal Innovation and Tech Fest where Verity Presented on Legal Intrapreneur Basics. We learn You can listen and follow along with the presentation pack and other resources from the presentation here at: https://www.checklistlegal.com/legaltechfest This presentation covered a range of ideas on moving from innovation idea, to testing to roll out including: > How to structure and prioritise innovation ideas for testing > 3 simple ways to run user testing > How to build a basic, board table ready business case you can use to show your value at an end of year Performance review and slow potential reform on investment in new tech > Take up tactics to help get colleagues, managers and clients interested in your new idea > Take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation… …even if it is just trying...

47 MINMAY 13
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Legal Intrapreneur Basics - SPECIAL Live episode - Legal Innovation & Tech Fest

Episode 011 Making a Reverse Sandwich Contract and what's next for the Checklist Legal Podcast

>>> Mindset: Making productive magic happen This is the episode that puts together all the previous episodes and ideas into one full process overview… · We run through the four big Secrets of Productive Contracts · We step through six steps of how to make a Reverse Sandwich Contract which makes use of those four contract secrets In Episode 01 (Productive Contracts: Reverse Sandwich Contracts), we met our productivity powerhouse, the Reverse Sandwich Contract. We learnt the basic concept and structure of a Reverse Sandwich Contract and why it makes for a tasty contracting experience. In Episode 02 (A contract is not a bit of paper), we started thinking digitally about how we work with contracts and contract users. By Episode 03 (Be a lazy lawyer) and Episode 04 (Delegate like Beyonce), we were starting to think like a lazy lawyer and keep a look out for minions so we can delegate like Beyonce. From Episode 05 (Triple O Productivity) all the way to Episode 10 (How to map a contract...

13 MINMAY 1
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Episode 011 Making a Reverse Sandwich Contract and what's next for the Checklist Legal Podcast

Ep10 How to map a contract for productivity

Mindset: IT’S COMPLICATED (But it doesn’t have to be) This episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast covers: • How to create a mind map and my favourite application for creating mind maps • How to create Swimlane process maps for more complicated contracts with lots of moving parts Head to the website https://www.checklistlegal.com/podcast and click on episode 10 for: • an example mind map for a basic contract process, from application form to approval, contract execution and welcome pack. • a basic swim lane diagram template you can use. Key Takeaways • Find out who owns the contract process steps that are slowing everyone down • Check in process step owners and ask how can you make life easier or speed things up for them. • Reduce the number of people in the process. • Gather clear and accurate information as early as possible • Try to link in with an existing customer database to reduce data entry (which people find boring and often put off). • Make it a firm requirement...

16 MIN2018 OCT 8
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Ep10 How to map a contract for productivity

Ep09 Triple O Productivity for your contract process - Make your contracting process more productive

Episode 09: Triple O Productivity for your contract process - How to make your contracting process more productive MINDSET: GET CURIOUS On this episode, we do a ‘why’ oveview of contract process mapping. We lay out the broad way to use Triple O Prodcutivity to improve your contract process productivity. The next episode delves deeper into the ‘how’ of contract process mapping. • Why you have to get your contract process in sync with your contract document • An example of an out of sync, slow process and how process mapping fixed it. • Why a visual map of a process is so important *Key Takeaways* For a contract to operate at optimum productivity, all the users of a contract must row together with complete trust in each other, the contract document and the contract process. Ask the 3 key contract process Triple O Productivity questions…. 1. Obliterate: Do we need this step in the process? Can we do something else so this step isn’t needed? 2. Optimise: Now we are left with on...

17 MIN2018 SEP 17
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Ep09 Triple O Productivity for your contract process - Make your contracting process more productive

Ep08 Is it time lawyers lose the legalese?

Episode 08: Is it time lawyers lose the legalese? MINDSET: LESS LEGALESE, MORE TRUST On this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast: • Scientific proof clients hate legalese • Why lawyers should hate legalese too • Why (as Prof Joe Kimble says) the law is no serious obstacle to writing clearly and plainly • How you can sound smarter (hint: use plain language) • 3 legalese words to banish from your contracts. Key Takeaways Steer clear of legalese. Do the work to understand your reader and write for readability to gain trust. Complex texts are difficult to read. Write clearly and simply if you can, and you’ll be more likely to be thought of as intelligent. Ask for feedback… identify complicated wordy words in your contracts and other writing and look them up on word swap lists to find Actionable Challenge Do a “find replace” on your contracts for the following words… Utilise (or utilize)… swap for… Use Subsequent… swap for…Later, next Pursuant to…swap for… By, followin...

9 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Ep08 Is it time lawyers lose the legalese?

Ep07: The SLAPP test for productive contracts

Mindset: FINE TUNE DOCUMENT PERFORMANCE On this episode, we look at the SLAPP test. Key tactics we can use to improve the productivity of the contract document. We'll cover: • Academic studies showing the effectiveness of visual contract elements • The picture superiority effect • Why easy to read is easy to like • Contract formatting tips The SLAPP test: http://bit.ly/CLL_SLAPP <<< Key Takeaways >>> Step 1 (Structure)- Is your contract structured like a Reverse Sandwich so it’s useful & usable? Step 2 (Likeable)- Does your contract look good? Step 3 (Automated)- Is your contract ready for low-code automation? Step 4 (Plain language )- How easy is your contract to read & understand? Step 5 (Pictures)- Do you use pictures, flowcharts, graphics, icons, tables & other visuals to break up text? <<< Actionable Challenge >>> ‘But I am simple in my communications!’ I hear you say. Well, there is an easy way to check. Go to your Sent email folder. Find the last email you sent which h...

16 MIN2018 MAY 14
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Ep07: The SLAPP test for productive contracts

Ep 06 Triple O Productivity for Contract Documents

Episode 06: Triple O Productivity for your contract document - How to make your contract document more productive Mindset: WRITE FOR READABILITY On this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast, we are covering the Triple O Productivity way to approach your contract docucument. This means systematically looking at the document and: 1. Obliterating the things in our contract we don’t need, 2. Optimising the things in the contract we do need, and then identifying what in the contract we can 3. Outsource to others to make document writing and preparation faster Key Takeaways • Get rid of any part of the contract help support the main purpose of the contract • Optimise your contract for speed and readability by structuring it like a Reverse Sandwich - pull things that change to the front or back. This contract hacking process of Triple O Productivity will has key questions for each stage: 1. Obliterate - Key Question: Does this part of the contract support the main purpose of the contr...

13 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Ep 06 Triple O Productivity for Contract Documents

Ep05 Triple O Productivity introduction - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Episode 05: Introduction to Triple O Productitivty Mindset: Systematise productivity hacking In this episode of the Checklist Legal podcast: • Why you need to systematise your productivity hacking • An overview of the Triple O productivity system • How this productivity system applies to contract documents & contract processes • 3 key tactics to tick off before you start ripping into documents **Key Takeaways** • If you haven’t already, read 'Getting Things Done' by James Allen. This book is an amazing way to think about productivity & processes. • Remember how important it is to tackle a productivity problem in the right order… there’s no point optimising something you could obliterate because it doesn’t really need to be done at all… don’t try outsourcing something which you haven’t fully optimized yet… you’ll be handballing the inefficiencies to others. • Start with the aspect you have the most control over… if that’s the contract, start there, if it’s the proc...

13 MIN2018 APR 30
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Ep05 Triple O Productivity introduction - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Ep04 How lawyers can delegate like Beyonce - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Episode 04 - how to delegate like Beyoncé Mindset: Delegate like a diva Today’s show is all about the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' checklist **Key Takeaways** > You can download a PDF copy of the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' list from https://www.checklistlegal.com/resources > Nozbe checklist: https://nozbe.how/Hnm7x **Actionable Challenge** Download the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' checklist. Think of a task that you really dislike doing at work or at home. Using the checklist, run through each item thinking specifically about that task and see if you can find different minions to delegate tasks to. **Links** Head to https://www.checklistlegal.com/podcast for show notes, resources links, and templates. Nozbe checklist: https://nozbe.how/Hnm7x Music: 'Sway this way' by @SilentPartner

6 MIN2018 APR 23
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Ep04 How lawyers can delegate like Beyonce - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Ep 03 Be a lazy lawyer | Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White

Episode 03 – Be a lazy lawyer MINDSET: Keep a look out for minions In this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast… • Why minions is not a dirty word • We look at the different types of minions available to you • Examples of some basic Robot Minions to try • Tactics for approaching minions • What to do if you have no minions KEY TAKEAWAYS • It's great to delegate! • Minions come in all shapes, sizes, and seniority levels • Look out for Minion Minions, Robot Minions, Contract Owner Minions and Other Party Minions • When you have no minions and you're in the 'Contractual Pit of Despair', make it fun with temptation bundling and track your metrics to get more efficient. LINKS • Send an email to Verity@checklistlegal.com and you’ll see an example of an automated email responder. • Learn about sneaky, hidden, pre-filled email code: https://www.checklistlegal.com/2018/03/sneaky-hidden-prefilled-email-html-code-for-absolute-beginners/ Automated Letter Builders • A letter to e...

15 MIN2018 APR 16
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Ep 03 Be a lazy lawyer | Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White

Latest Episodes

Legal Intrapreneur Basics - SPECIAL Live episode - Legal Innovation & Tech Fest

Ep12 - Legal Intrapreneur Basics - Live recording from Legal Innovation & Tech Fest (Sydney, 2018) Mindset: Will you go to the movies with me? In this special episode, we go the Sydney 2018 Legal Innovation and Tech Fest where Verity Presented on Legal Intrapreneur Basics. We learn You can listen and follow along with the presentation pack and other resources from the presentation here at: https://www.checklistlegal.com/legaltechfest This presentation covered a range of ideas on moving from innovation idea, to testing to roll out including: > How to structure and prioritise innovation ideas for testing > 3 simple ways to run user testing > How to build a basic, board table ready business case you can use to show your value at an end of year Performance review and slow potential reform on investment in new tech > Take up tactics to help get colleagues, managers and clients interested in your new idea > Take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation… …even if it is just trying...

47 MINMAY 13
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Legal Intrapreneur Basics - SPECIAL Live episode - Legal Innovation & Tech Fest

Episode 011 Making a Reverse Sandwich Contract and what's next for the Checklist Legal Podcast

>>> Mindset: Making productive magic happen This is the episode that puts together all the previous episodes and ideas into one full process overview… · We run through the four big Secrets of Productive Contracts · We step through six steps of how to make a Reverse Sandwich Contract which makes use of those four contract secrets In Episode 01 (Productive Contracts: Reverse Sandwich Contracts), we met our productivity powerhouse, the Reverse Sandwich Contract. We learnt the basic concept and structure of a Reverse Sandwich Contract and why it makes for a tasty contracting experience. In Episode 02 (A contract is not a bit of paper), we started thinking digitally about how we work with contracts and contract users. By Episode 03 (Be a lazy lawyer) and Episode 04 (Delegate like Beyonce), we were starting to think like a lazy lawyer and keep a look out for minions so we can delegate like Beyonce. From Episode 05 (Triple O Productivity) all the way to Episode 10 (How to map a contract...

13 MINMAY 1
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Episode 011 Making a Reverse Sandwich Contract and what's next for the Checklist Legal Podcast

Ep10 How to map a contract for productivity

Mindset: IT’S COMPLICATED (But it doesn’t have to be) This episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast covers: • How to create a mind map and my favourite application for creating mind maps • How to create Swimlane process maps for more complicated contracts with lots of moving parts Head to the website https://www.checklistlegal.com/podcast and click on episode 10 for: • an example mind map for a basic contract process, from application form to approval, contract execution and welcome pack. • a basic swim lane diagram template you can use. Key Takeaways • Find out who owns the contract process steps that are slowing everyone down • Check in process step owners and ask how can you make life easier or speed things up for them. • Reduce the number of people in the process. • Gather clear and accurate information as early as possible • Try to link in with an existing customer database to reduce data entry (which people find boring and often put off). • Make it a firm requirement...

16 MIN2018 OCT 8
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Ep10 How to map a contract for productivity

Ep09 Triple O Productivity for your contract process - Make your contracting process more productive

Episode 09: Triple O Productivity for your contract process - How to make your contracting process more productive MINDSET: GET CURIOUS On this episode, we do a ‘why’ oveview of contract process mapping. We lay out the broad way to use Triple O Prodcutivity to improve your contract process productivity. The next episode delves deeper into the ‘how’ of contract process mapping. • Why you have to get your contract process in sync with your contract document • An example of an out of sync, slow process and how process mapping fixed it. • Why a visual map of a process is so important *Key Takeaways* For a contract to operate at optimum productivity, all the users of a contract must row together with complete trust in each other, the contract document and the contract process. Ask the 3 key contract process Triple O Productivity questions…. 1. Obliterate: Do we need this step in the process? Can we do something else so this step isn’t needed? 2. Optimise: Now we are left with on...

17 MIN2018 SEP 17
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Ep09 Triple O Productivity for your contract process - Make your contracting process more productive

Ep08 Is it time lawyers lose the legalese?

Episode 08: Is it time lawyers lose the legalese? MINDSET: LESS LEGALESE, MORE TRUST On this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast: • Scientific proof clients hate legalese • Why lawyers should hate legalese too • Why (as Prof Joe Kimble says) the law is no serious obstacle to writing clearly and plainly • How you can sound smarter (hint: use plain language) • 3 legalese words to banish from your contracts. Key Takeaways Steer clear of legalese. Do the work to understand your reader and write for readability to gain trust. Complex texts are difficult to read. Write clearly and simply if you can, and you’ll be more likely to be thought of as intelligent. Ask for feedback… identify complicated wordy words in your contracts and other writing and look them up on word swap lists to find Actionable Challenge Do a “find replace” on your contracts for the following words… Utilise (or utilize)… swap for… Use Subsequent… swap for…Later, next Pursuant to…swap for… By, followin...

9 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Ep08 Is it time lawyers lose the legalese?

Ep07: The SLAPP test for productive contracts

Mindset: FINE TUNE DOCUMENT PERFORMANCE On this episode, we look at the SLAPP test. Key tactics we can use to improve the productivity of the contract document. We'll cover: • Academic studies showing the effectiveness of visual contract elements • The picture superiority effect • Why easy to read is easy to like • Contract formatting tips The SLAPP test: http://bit.ly/CLL_SLAPP <<< Key Takeaways >>> Step 1 (Structure)- Is your contract structured like a Reverse Sandwich so it’s useful & usable? Step 2 (Likeable)- Does your contract look good? Step 3 (Automated)- Is your contract ready for low-code automation? Step 4 (Plain language )- How easy is your contract to read & understand? Step 5 (Pictures)- Do you use pictures, flowcharts, graphics, icons, tables & other visuals to break up text? <<< Actionable Challenge >>> ‘But I am simple in my communications!’ I hear you say. Well, there is an easy way to check. Go to your Sent email folder. Find the last email you sent which h...

16 MIN2018 MAY 14
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Ep07: The SLAPP test for productive contracts

Ep 06 Triple O Productivity for Contract Documents

Episode 06: Triple O Productivity for your contract document - How to make your contract document more productive Mindset: WRITE FOR READABILITY On this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast, we are covering the Triple O Productivity way to approach your contract docucument. This means systematically looking at the document and: 1. Obliterating the things in our contract we don’t need, 2. Optimising the things in the contract we do need, and then identifying what in the contract we can 3. Outsource to others to make document writing and preparation faster Key Takeaways • Get rid of any part of the contract help support the main purpose of the contract • Optimise your contract for speed and readability by structuring it like a Reverse Sandwich - pull things that change to the front or back. This contract hacking process of Triple O Productivity will has key questions for each stage: 1. Obliterate - Key Question: Does this part of the contract support the main purpose of the contr...

13 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Ep 06 Triple O Productivity for Contract Documents

Ep05 Triple O Productivity introduction - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Episode 05: Introduction to Triple O Productitivty Mindset: Systematise productivity hacking In this episode of the Checklist Legal podcast: • Why you need to systematise your productivity hacking • An overview of the Triple O productivity system • How this productivity system applies to contract documents & contract processes • 3 key tactics to tick off before you start ripping into documents **Key Takeaways** • If you haven’t already, read 'Getting Things Done' by James Allen. This book is an amazing way to think about productivity & processes. • Remember how important it is to tackle a productivity problem in the right order… there’s no point optimising something you could obliterate because it doesn’t really need to be done at all… don’t try outsourcing something which you haven’t fully optimized yet… you’ll be handballing the inefficiencies to others. • Start with the aspect you have the most control over… if that’s the contract, start there, if it’s the proc...

13 MIN2018 APR 30
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Ep05 Triple O Productivity introduction - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Ep04 How lawyers can delegate like Beyonce - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Episode 04 - how to delegate like Beyoncé Mindset: Delegate like a diva Today’s show is all about the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' checklist **Key Takeaways** > You can download a PDF copy of the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' list from https://www.checklistlegal.com/resources > Nozbe checklist: https://nozbe.how/Hnm7x **Actionable Challenge** Download the 'Delegate like Beyoncé' checklist. Think of a task that you really dislike doing at work or at home. Using the checklist, run through each item thinking specifically about that task and see if you can find different minions to delegate tasks to. **Links** Head to https://www.checklistlegal.com/podcast for show notes, resources links, and templates. Nozbe checklist: https://nozbe.how/Hnm7x Music: 'Sway this way' by @SilentPartner

6 MIN2018 APR 23
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Ep04 How lawyers can delegate like Beyonce - Checklist Legal the Podcast

Ep 03 Be a lazy lawyer | Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White

Episode 03 – Be a lazy lawyer MINDSET: Keep a look out for minions In this episode of the Checklist Legal Podcast… • Why minions is not a dirty word • We look at the different types of minions available to you • Examples of some basic Robot Minions to try • Tactics for approaching minions • What to do if you have no minions KEY TAKEAWAYS • It's great to delegate! • Minions come in all shapes, sizes, and seniority levels • Look out for Minion Minions, Robot Minions, Contract Owner Minions and Other Party Minions • When you have no minions and you're in the 'Contractual Pit of Despair', make it fun with temptation bundling and track your metrics to get more efficient. LINKS • Send an email to Verity@checklistlegal.com and you’ll see an example of an automated email responder. • Learn about sneaky, hidden, pre-filled email code: https://www.checklistlegal.com/2018/03/sneaky-hidden-prefilled-email-html-code-for-absolute-beginners/ Automated Letter Builders • A letter to e...

15 MIN2018 APR 16
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Ep 03 Be a lazy lawyer | Checklist Legal Podcast with Verity White
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