Daily Dispatch


New Balance: Finding the Dividing Line Between Life and Work

By | Jul.24.14 | 4 Comments

Sometime before the Great Recession (Depression?), there existed a quaint notion that people could stop working — at least some of the time. Over the course of recent years, howe[...]

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Productivity

Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal

By | Jul.23.14 | 1 Comment

If you’ve never sat bolt upright in bed at 3:17 a.m. convinced that you’ve missed a critical deadline, congratulations. You should bottle your secret and sell it to the rest of[...]

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Timekeeping & Billing

Three Ways to Better Billing

By | Jul.22.14 | No Comments

Billing. It’s not something we like to talk about, but it is something lawyers have to do regularly, so it deserves some attention. Making sure you capture all of your billable t[...]

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Play to Win

More Business Development Tips for Associates

By | Jul.21.14 | No Comments

More and more young lawyers are actively seeking ways to get involved in marketing and business development. In some cases, their firms encourage it; in others, the associates rec[...]

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The Friday Five

Rainmaking Steps: Skirting the Social Dilemma

By | Jul.18.14 | 2 Comments

As we enter the heart of summer, pleasant weather ramps up the frequency of cookouts and other casual events. We find ourselves spending less time with business contacts and more w[...]

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Writing Tips from Gary Kinder

Words Matter: Ways to Unmuddle Your Prose

By | Jul.17.14 | 3 Comments

In their written communications, lawyers need to use the right words and the right number of words in the right way. If you circumvent your content, malign your meaning, dangle you[...]

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