Productivity


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Tech Tips for Teams: Smart Collaboration Tools

By | Aug.28.15 | No Comments

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 »


Productivity Tips

Distraction Junkie? Managing Your Worst Time Bandit

By | Aug.25.15 | No Comments

In his recent book “The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had,” Edward G. Brown presents a step-by-step lesson in recovering lost time — including how to prevent interruptions from sapping your …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Sources for Professional Help in a Pinch

By | Aug.14.15 | No Comments

When you’re pressed for time, you may feel there aren’t enough people or hours to get everything done. You can’t do it all — but whether it’s administrative, marketing or legal work, professional help is available …Continue reading »


Productivity Tip

The Simplest Steps to Beat Back Email

By | Aug.13.15 | No Comments

Email use continues its upward climb. The Radicati Group recently reported that email use is growing at 5 percent per year and will do so through 2019. Though growth is slowing, the existing volume makes …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Overwhelmed? Time Management Tips

By | Jul.31.15 | No Comments

What steps can you take to better manage your time so you’re truly more productive and less overwhelmed? For this month’s Friday 5+ Tech Tips, we asked the practice management experts for their best time management tip: a teensy tweak or trick …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Five Ways to Say ‘Me First’

By | Jul.17.15 | 2 Comments

Why is it that we take care of everyone and everything else before we take care of ourselves? Why do we neglect our needs in ways we would never tolerate from another person? Why do we accept …Continue reading »


SUMMER HOW-TO SERIES

Practice Management Tips: Easy as 1-2-3

By | Jul.16.15 | No Comments

Okay, we’re a bit obsessed with numbers at Attorney at Work. (You have seen “The Friday 5,” right?) As of July 1, we figure our expert contributors have written more than 1,150 original posts since our 2011 launch. That’s “one really good idea …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

The Great Email Clean Out 2015

By | Jul.14.15 | 2 Comments

One of the downsides of traveling is that email keeps coming in while you’re gone. Although I had an awesome time doing The Undeniable Tour earlier this year and speaking at the Ungagged conference in London, my inbox turned …Continue reading »


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 »