If your firm has a Strategic Plan that is collecting dust, then this is the article for you. One of my favorites by David Maister, this article gives every executive committee or board of directors the road map they need to have actionable discussions about the purpose and direction of their firm.
If you look ahead 5 or 10 years, do you think your firm would hire a non-lawyer CEO? This is a hot debate and I would imagine most US firms have strong opinions on this topic. This is a trend that’s taking off in the UK. Whatever side of this debate you are on, you might want to read this article.