Office Overhead Savings

Five Things to Look for in Shared Office Space

By | Oct.07.15 | 1 Comment

Law firms have long been known for sprawling offices, where even the most junior associates get their own private workspace. While that’s changing as larger firms adopt standard-size offices, open floor plans and clustered workstations, …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Best Collaboration Tool? It All Depends

By | Sep.18.15 | 1 Comment

There are so many ways to collaborate now, with a plethora of helpful technology tools to choose from, based on your needs or wants. However, I default to email and phone calls if I don’t …Continue reading »

Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tools

By | Aug.28.15 | 1 Comment

In Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we invite law practice management and technology experts to share their favorite tips and tricks for tackling everyday quandaries that can prevent you from keeping your practice humming along smoothly. In the …Continue reading »

Decision-Making Skills

Helping Others to Choose Well

By | May.19.15 | 1 Comment

An important client texts you for advice on a critical decision, apologizing that circumstances don’t permit a better means of communication. You can’t see or hear each other, and time is of the essence. The …Continue reading »

Technology Tips

Productivity vs. Security: Getting Document Collaboration Right

By | Mar.12.15 | 1 Comment

Collaboration is more mobile than ever, and as the IT director at an international law firm, I’ve seen firsthand its impact on the organization. It’s not always positive. People tend to opt for file-sharing applications …Continue reading »

Companionate Love, Part Two

10 Strategies for Bringing More Love into the Law

By | Feb.24.15 | No Comments

Last week, Christy Cassisa introduced us to the concept of “companionate love” in the workplace. It’s a type of emotional culture in which relationships are based on warmth, caring and connection — and, as Christy …Continue reading »

Banish Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt

Making the Case for Love in Your Law Firm

By | Feb.17.15 | 3 Comments

Okay, don’t get your knickers in a knot. We’re not talking about illicit affairs steaming up the supply closet, or after-hours trysts with clients. Today, in the first of a two-part series, Christy Cassisa is talking about …Continue reading »

Tech Tips

Power Up the Free Google Calendar

By | Feb.11.13 | 2 Comments

Google Calendar, available with a free Google account and also bundled with the fee-based Google Apps productivity suite, is an interesting product. While it is not exactly revolutionary in the way it handles online calendar …Continue reading »

This Business of Clients

Becoming Extraordinarily Accessible

By | Jun.13.12 | 1 Comment

In a week of posts devoted to “This Business of Clients,” Law 21 blogger Jordan Furlong encourages some out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to being available to meet your clients’ needs. Be the World’s Most …Continue reading »

Use Project Management Apps to Manage People, Part Two

Project Management and Your Law Practice Management Software

By | May.02.12 | 6 Comments

In part one of this series on how to use project management software to manage people, Brett Owens started simple with some easy-to-use, off-the-shelf apps—Workflowy and Basecamp. In part two, Brett shows us how delegation and …Continue reading »