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CREATIVE
MORNINGS
TORONTO
JON LAX TEEHAN+LAX
Feb 28, 2014
FREDRICK
TAYLOR
1856 –1915
HENRY
GANTT
1861–1919
“The service the lawyer renders
is his professional knowledge
and skill, but the commodity he
sells is time”
- Reginald He...
“the habitual charging of fees less
than those established in
suggested or recommended fee
schedules… may be evidence of
u...
David Ogilvy
I pioneered the fee system, but
I no longer care how I get paid,
provided I make a reasonable
profit.
– David Ogilvy
IRON ORE PRICES
(2011 $/DRY METRIC TON)
“The last buggy whip factory was
no doubt a model of efficiency….
There is nothing so useless as
doing efficiently that whic...
CREDITS
Tegan Mierle - Illustration
Ronald Baker - verasage.com
FURTHER
READING
The One Best Way: Frederick Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency - Robert
Changes
Measure What Matters - Ron...
THANK YOU
@jlax	

@teehanlax	

www.teehanlax.com
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)
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I gave this talk on the history of the billable hour at Creative Mornings Toronto Feb 28, 2014. There was a baby in the audience.

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The History of the Billable Hour: Creative Mornings Toronto (without speaker notes)

  1. 1. CREATIVE MORNINGS TORONTO JON LAX TEEHAN+LAX Feb 28, 2014
  2. 2. FREDRICK TAYLOR 1856 –1915
  3. 3. HENRY GANTT 1861–1919
  4. 4. “The service the lawyer renders is his professional knowledge and skill, but the commodity he sells is time” - Reginald Heber Smith, INVENTOR OF THE BILLABLE HOUR
  5. 5. “the habitual charging of fees less than those established in suggested or recommended fee schedules… may be evidence of unethical conduct.” – ABA Comm. on Professional Ethics Opinions (1961)
  6. 6. David Ogilvy
  7. 7. I pioneered the fee system, but I no longer care how I get paid, provided I make a reasonable profit. – David Ogilvy
  8. 8. IRON ORE PRICES (2011 $/DRY METRIC TON)
  9. 9. “The last buggy whip factory was no doubt a model of efficiency…. There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ― Peter F. Drucker
  10. 10. CREDITS Tegan Mierle - Illustration Ronald Baker - verasage.com
  11. 11. FURTHER READING The One Best Way: Frederick Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency - Robert Changes Measure What Matters - Ronald Baker The Billable Hour Must Die - Scott Turow
  12. 12. THANK YOU @jlax @teehanlax www.teehanlax.com

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