The Friday Five


Friday Fit Five

Five Ways to Say ‘Me First’

By | Jul.17.15 | No 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 »


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Stake Your Claim as a Legal Thought Leader

By | Jul.10.15 | No Comments

Go to law school. Work hard. Get a job at a big firm. The road map for becoming a successful lawyer used to be fairly predictable. But these days, many talented lawyers, uninspired by the …Continue reading »


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Publish on LinkedIn Pulse to Establish Expertise

By | Jul.03.15 | No Comments

Lawyers often lament: “I’ve been on LinkedIn for years, but I’ve never experienced any benefit from it.” What most mean is: “I’ve never gotten any work from it.” Lack of LinkedIn success is due to …Continue reading »


Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Apps That Saved My … Vacation

By | Jun.26.15 | No Comments

With summer finally in full swing, we asked our legal technology dream team, “Which apps have saved your … vacation?” They’re telling their best tips for making travel less stressful, whether for work or play, so you …Continue reading »


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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 »


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Five Stories to Get Your Name in the Press

By | Jun.12.15 | No Comments

Go rob a bank. No, wait, that’s too easy. Plus, you may run into ethical issues with the local bar association. Seriously, folks, getting what we call “earned (free) media” is a little tougher to get. …Continue reading »


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Sneak Preview: Denney’s What’s Hot and What’s Not

By | Jun.05.15 | No Comments

Bob Denney’s big fourth-quarter report on What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession always keeps us on top of the most important business trends. But no need to wait for year’s end to feel a little smarter about …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 »


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Not Just for Women: Kick Your Power Up a Notch

By | May.15.15 | 1 Comment

Sometimes women let circumstances and self-imposed obligations get between themselves and their big dreams, says Nancy O’Reilly, editor of the new book “Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life.” She believes the key …Continue reading »