Not any longer. Developing a strategic plan for your legal function will help you to chart a course for success while demonstrating the value and contributions of the legal function and ultimately making it easier to justify resources.
- Start with a baseline understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to understand the delta between the current situation and where you need to focus in order to take the legal function forward.
- Establish realistic goals and consider building team engagement with accountability and align projects against individual performance plans
- Make sure that your key internal stakeholders understand your goals and how you are progressing against those.