Getting a Grip, Part 2
A law practice in chaos is nearly every lawyer’s biggest fear. (As if you need to be told, right?) In the first post in his three-part series “Getting a Grip,” Dustin Cole explained how a …Continue reading »
Connect the Dots!
Last spring at ABA TECHSHOW 2015, Philippe Doyle Gray presented his method for using Evernote to manage contacts, especially during events. We asked him for an update on how to do that — and here …Continue reading »
More Money Next Year
Lawyers typically hate numbers like cats hate water (or cucumbers). Business words like “profit” are often shied away from, too, due to the decorum and ethics of the legal profession. Folks, I beg you. We have to end …Continue reading »
The Friday Five
Your firm’s main phone line rings and you reach to pick it up. It’s force of habit. But if you’re a partner, it can lead to lower profits for your firm. The difference between a thriving …Continue reading »
Show Us Your Desk!
By now you’ve probably seen the video The Evolution of the Desk. It got us thinking (and looking askance at our own desks!). If this is the space where we spend our days, it says so …Continue reading »
Good ideas come from all sorts of unlikely places. A Walgreens insert in a recent Sunday paper contained a list of ways to make our brains healthier and more productive. A few of the recommendations …Continue reading »
Nothing But The Ruth
How did we decide our days would be broken up into “weekdays” and “weekends” and “business hours” and “personal time?” If you are someone’s employee, these concepts make sense. But not necessarily if you’re an …Continue reading »
Nothing But the Ruth!
Earlier this year, I listened to an episode of the podcast “Invisible Office Hours,” where the hosts, entrepreneurs Paul Jarvis and Jason Zook, shared their morning routines. They don’t begin their days by checking email and …Continue reading »