Many observers are predicting that the changes to the professional services industries over the next 3 years will be unprecedented.
A ‘perfect storm’ across issues such as digital disruption, de-leveraging and new entrants mean that the only certainty will be change.
The key question for every professional is–what do we do?
This question should be asked in the context that the answer has already crystallised for many.
Matthew can deliver on a range of critical topics as a keynote speaker, half day and full day programs as well as hosting and facilitating planning retreats.
With over 20 years of experience assisting businesses in his legal specialisation, in more recent years Matthew has been acknowledged for this groundbreaking innovations in the delivery of intergrated legal services.
While technology is playing an integral role in driving change across the professions, the reality for industries such as financial planning, accounting and the law is that the technology is only ever an enabler.
The cause of the cannibalisation of the business model for incumbent firms is the complete abandonment of heritage thinking.
This means that the very things that make an incumbent, dominant market leader strong can in fact be their greatest weaknesses when facing a new solution provider who does not play by the rules.
To learn more about what this means for all professional service providers, download your free copy of the white paper by Matthew Burgess ‘It’s the end of the professions as we know them (and I feel fine)’ –
The Dream Enabler series of business books are used as the inspiration for much of the content of Matthew’s presentations.
For those who prefer web-based learning all Matthew’s business disruption topics can be presented virtually.
There is also a separate webinar series titled ‘Foundations for the Future’ – to learn more, click here
Matthew Burgess founded specialist law firm View in 2014.
For the previous 17 years, he was a lawyer and partner of one of Australia’s leading independent law firms and in 2002 was one of the firm’s youngest ever partner appointments.
In part leveraging off the skills he has developed in strategically advising a range of extremely successful businesses, Matthew Burgess has been the catalyst in developing a number of innovative legal solutions; including establishing what is widely regarded as Australia’s first virtual law firm.
Building on the lessons Matthew has taken while personally advising a significant percentage of the members of Australia’s unofficial ‘Rich List’ for the last decade, Matthew wrote the ‘The Dream Enabler’ business book series. The principles explained in this book were applied in founding View.
Among other awards, Matthew has historically been named on the prestigious Legal Innovation Index announced by LexisNexis and Janders Dean.
Matthew has been recognised as a thought leader in this area by peers, industry commentators and competitors. Matthew is in a unique position to deliver credible business remodelling insights to other professional service providers, partly due to the fact that he is the only practising lawyer in Australia who is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). This is a designation conferred by the Professional Speakers Australia (PSA), the industry’s leading organisation. The CSP is likewise the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform competence.
Matthew is counted among the rare 12 percent of professional speakers worldwide who currently hold this credential.