Productivity


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 »


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Overworked? The First Step to Delegating

By | Sep.24.14 | 1 Comment

“I found myself in a rut of doing work … then more work … and feeling stuck in the day-to-day of never seeing past tomorrow,” says Josh Brown, a solo attorney who deals primarily in …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Techy Tips to Protect Your Time

By | Sep.12.14 | No Comments

Time is money. We all know it. But the fact is, we all have the same 24 hours each day, and it’s just not enough. And like everyone else, when the day ends, it seems like more has …Continue reading »


Technology Tips

Four More Ways to Use Digital Dictation

By | Aug.13.14 | No Comments

The use of dictation has evolved as an active part of a productive law practice. In many cases, dictation tools are both easily available to a lawyer and completely intuitive as apps for smartphones or …Continue reading »


Writing Tips from Gary Kinder

Words Matter: Writing the First Three Sentences

By | Aug.05.14 | 2 Comments

Lawyer, writer and writing instructor Gary Kinder wants lawyers to get to the point quickly in their communications with clients. “Too often lawyers write a letter to the client and won’t tell them the answer to the …Continue reading »


Productivity

Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal

By | Jul.23.14 | 1 Comment

If you’ve never sat bolt upright in bed at 3:17 a.m. convinced that you’ve missed a critical deadline, congratulations. You should bottle your secret and sell it to the rest of us — along with …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth

Want to Be More Efficient? Unplug!

By | Jul.14.14 | 2 Comments

Let me tell you a secret — the biggest distraction in my life is me. No, I’m not wasting time playing Angry Birds or watching Netflix. My challenge? I’m so well-trained to react the moment …Continue reading »


Productivity Tips

E-signature Questions Beating Your Paperless Plans?

By | Jul.10.14 | 2 Comments

So you made the decision to go paperless. You’ve grasped the concepts and technology you need and your systems are mostly set. But when you need someone’s signature on a document, your best-laid plans come to a screeching …Continue reading »