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Evernote Can Remember Every Business Card You Collect

By | Feb.26.14 | 12 Comments

No matter how technologically advanced we are as a society, we still follow a tradition that goes all the way back to the 1600s, when calling cards made their debut. Over the next centuries, calling …Continue reading »

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Sticking with Evernote: Post-its and Paper, Oh My!

By | Jan.14.14 | 3 Comments

Evernote was designed, as its tagline touts, to help you “remember everything.” In moving you toward that goal, Evernote’s biggest asset is its agility — its ability to do whatever you want it to do …Continue reading »

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Restart Your Productivity System without the Stress

By | Aug.13.13 | 1 Comment

Between deadlines, billable-hours requirements, responsibility for bringing in clients and so much more, we all know the legal profession can be taxing. Add to that responsibilities for family and any associations or boards you may belong …Continue reading »

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Redefine Productivity and Do More of What Matters

By | May.07.13 | 4 Comments

In the midst of a recent conversation about how to leverage Evernote to become a more productive lawyer, I was asked a simple yet thought-provoking question: “Daniel, how do you define productivity?” My definition may …Continue reading »

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Automate Your Productivity with IFTTT and Evernote

By | Apr.04.13 | 7 Comments

Studying for the LSAT, more years ago than I care to count, I recall learning about “if this, then that” statements. These were questions geared toward testing our understanding of logical concepts and our analytical …Continue reading »

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Three Ingenious Tools to Capture Ideas with Evernote

By | Mar.04.13 | 8 Comments

In my previous post, I talked about the importance of capturing your sparks of genius in one centralized repository so you can organize, review and then act on them. Now let’s look at three lesser-known …Continue reading »

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Save Random Sparks of Genius

By | Feb.05.13 | 10 Comments

I’ve talked about how to become a more productive and successful lawyer (and person) by leveraging David Allen’s time management system, Getting Things Done, and either Evernote or Springpad. In this post I am going …Continue reading »

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Five Ways to Have a Much Better Day

By | Jan.10.13 | 1 Comment

What you do (or don’t do) to begin your day can determine how you feel for the rest of the day—whether you’re focused or distracted, energized or tired, positive or grumpy. That’s why it’s so …Continue reading »

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Five Ways to Control Your Inbox

By | Dec.10.12 | 9 Comments

In my first two posts (“How We Get Things Done” and “Boost Your Productivity: The Five Phases of GTD”), I talked about how to gain more time in your day and become more productive by leveraging …Continue reading »

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Boost Your Productivity: The Five Phases of GTD

By | Nov.05.12 | 7 Comments

Daniel Gold, our “Get It Done” columnist, writes about great ways to amp up your daily productivity—in a big way! Last time he overviewed a time management system that has taken on a bit of a cult-like following: Getting …Continue reading »