Productivity


The Friday Five

Five Quick Steps to Auto-Handle Email in Outlook

By | Jun.19.15 | No Comments

If you’re using one of the Ribbon versions of Microsoft Outlook, you’ve probably overlooked one feature right on the Home tab: Quick Steps. Quick Steps are like macros — they string together several actions and …Continue reading »


Digital Dictation Tips

Be More Productive with Digital Dictation 

By | Jun.17.15 | No Comments

In “Getting Things Done,” productivity guru David Allen says dictation is one way to get what’s in your head out, and make it useable. I agree. Dictation can help get more stuff done with less effort. …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Declutter Your Email Inbox: Tips from the Pros

By | May.29.15 | No Comments

Merlin Mann, inventor of “inbox zero,” says his philosophy for effectively managing email isn’t necessarily about a number — it’s about getting your head out of your inbox and on to other, more fruitful things. For this month’s Friday …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Five Ways to Build True Fitness into Your Day

By | May.22.15 | 1 Comment

Fitness, according to Merriam-Webster, is “the quality or state of being fit.” So what, then, is “fit”? Therein lies the key to true fitness. As Merriam-Webster explains, “fit” means “sound physically and mentally.” Here are five ways …Continue reading »


Four Brain Games

Be Smart, Take Breaks for Peak Performance

By | May.04.15 | No Comments

The mind is not a marathon runner. It’s a sprinter. When you push it too long, decision fatigue sets in and performance suffers. Filling the mental energy tank back up is easy. Just take a break. Think …Continue reading »


Technology In Practice

Five Tips for Running a Lean Law Practice

By | Mar.24.15 | No Comments

We’ve all seen how technology can help level the playing field, allowing smaller firms and solos to compete with larger rivals and scale quickly to meet clients’ needs. That’s good news for small firms and clients …Continue reading »



The Friday Five

Five Ways to Leverage Silence

By | Feb.13.15 | 2 Comments

The modern world is a raucous symphony of noise. The squawks and pings of mobile devices are only the latest additions to a cacophony of rings, bells, announcements, conversations and other noises producing distractions, even …Continue reading »


Mental Health

Do Yourself a Favor

By | Jan.29.15 | 1 Comment

Do you ever feel like everything you do is for someone else — be it clients, colleagues, staff, family members, the kid at the door selling candy bars to fund his class trip — when, truth …Continue reading »


Run a Lean and Agile Law Practice

By | Nov.14.14 | No Comments

Forgive me for pointing out the obvious, but we live in a time of great uncertainty. Across the board, industries are being turned upside down, and it’s happening to law as well. Technology is altering …Continue reading »