Collaboration


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 »


PART ONE

Use Project Management Apps to Manage People

By | Apr.25.12 | 5 Comments

Sure there are plenty of project management apps to keep us on task, personally. But can project management software be used for managing others, too? In “Project Management: Easy as 1-2-3,” Brett Owens highlighted products to help …Continue reading »


Project Management Software: Easy as 1-2-3

By | Feb.27.12 | 3 Comments

Legal project management has become a bit of a buzz term in recent years, but what exactly does “LPM” entail? Do you really need a stable of Gantt charts to run your law practice efficiently, …Continue reading »


Drop Your Data Into Dropbox

By | Nov.07.11 | 3 Comments

For better or worse, we’ve become ‘always-on’ professionals. We want access to all our data, all the time and we want it now. In the past, data housed on an office network or personal computer could be …Continue reading »