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Jim Delkousis - PERSUIT: Curing the Billable Hour Innovative Legal Leadership

    • Business

The billable hour is infamous for its toll on mental health in the legal field. Rather than promote innovation and inclusion, billable hours create undue stress by influencing unrealistic quotas and meaningless labor.

By abolishing old behaviors, firms can attract talented and diverse associates who are eager to make a difference through out-come driven results.

Nathan Collier, Director of Content Marketing at PERSUIT, joins Jim Delkousis for a candid conversation about billable hours and their negative impact on the industry.

Join us as we discuss:

- Mental health statistics for the legal field (6:29)

- What an outcome-driven model looks like (32:21)

- Why the billable hour is the enemy of diversity (48:07)

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

- Nathan Collier

- PERSUIT

Further reading on this topic:

- The CDC’s 2016 Report on Professional Suicide Rates

Hear more stories by following Innovative Legal Leadership on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast platform.

Listening on a desktop & can’t see the links? Just search for Innovative Legal Leadership in your favorite podcast player.

The billable hour is infamous for its toll on mental health in the legal field. Rather than promote innovation and inclusion, billable hours create undue stress by influencing unrealistic quotas and meaningless labor.

By abolishing old behaviors, firms can attract talented and diverse associates who are eager to make a difference through out-come driven results.

Nathan Collier, Director of Content Marketing at PERSUIT, joins Jim Delkousis for a candid conversation about billable hours and their negative impact on the industry.

Join us as we discuss:

- Mental health statistics for the legal field (6:29)

- What an outcome-driven model looks like (32:21)

- Why the billable hour is the enemy of diversity (48:07)

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

- Nathan Collier

- PERSUIT

Further reading on this topic:

- The CDC’s 2016 Report on Professional Suicide Rates

Hear more stories by following Innovative Legal Leadership on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast platform.

Listening on a desktop & can’t see the links? Just search for Innovative Legal Leadership in your favorite podcast player.

1 hr

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