Daily Dispatch


The Friday Five

Online Shopping? Five Security Tips

By | Dec.19.14 | No Comments

Even if your firm has a policy against it, there’s a chance that online shopping is happening in your office — especially during the height of the holidays. Why be concerned? For one, hackers are actively working …Continue reading »


Talking Back

How to Ask for Feedback

By | Dec.18.14 | 1 Comment

If you’ve ever had someone say to you, “Come in here and shut the door,” because you “need some feedback” on that project you just finished, you may have an instant aversion to the word …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Bar Member? Be Your Own Advocate

By | Dec.17.14 | 1 Comment

Forgive me, but I’m going to jump on my soapbox today. I’m a licensed attorney in Arizona and we have a mandatory bar, so all of us have to pay to play. In 2014, I paid …Continue reading »


Curmudgeon's Perspective

Best Way to Deal with a Jerk?

By | Dec.16.14 | 4 Comments

The associate walked into my office clearly upset and asked if we could talk. She closed the door and let loose: “George is such an asshole! He makes my life miserable and now he’s given me a bad …Continue reading »


Ask the Experts

I Hate Public Speaking! Is It Worth the Effort?

By | Dec.15.14 | 4 Comments

Question: I hate public speaking, but I do it because I’m told it’s good marketing. But when I take days to prepare for a single speech that brings me no new business, I’m inclined to …Continue reading »


The Friday 49 BONUS DOWNLOAD

Tips for the New Lawyer

By | Dec.12.14 | No Comments

This is not your usual Friday Five. Who among us couldn’t use some good advice? An encouraging little nudge or two in the right direction, or a timely kick under the conference table? And who …Continue reading »