Time Management


Tax Time Tips

Essential Financial Management for Lawyer Entrepreneurs

By | Feb.18.15 | 1 Comment

If you are an attorney in your own firm, you have made the leap — you are an entrepreneur. You probably started your firm because you wanted that feeling of autonomy and control — you wanted to call …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 »


The Billable Hour

Capture More Billable Time and Stress Less

By | Jan.19.15 | 1 Comment

Filling out a daily timesheet or inputting time into your firm’s billing software can certainly be aggravating, even stressful. The annoying timer. The big blank timesheet. The blinking cursor on the computer screen that greets you every morning. It …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 »


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 »


Balance

Smart Lawyers Take Microbreaks

By | Oct.07.13 | 20 Comments

Scientific studies show that taking a 30-second microbreak periodically during the day can reduce stress and increase productivity. One microbreak technique, in 30 seconds, will cause you to be more centered (C), aware (A) and resourceful …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Books to Get Your Clock Ticking

By | Sep.06.13 | 3 Comments

Yes, we know, you live and die by the clock, and you’re already pretty savvy about time management. That said, a tune-up never hurts. Especially when getting the most out of every chunk of time may make the …Continue reading »


Get it Done!

Restart Your Productivity System without the Stress

By | Aug.13.13 | 1 Comment

Between deadlines, billable-hours requirements, responsibility for bringing in clients and so much more, we all know the legal profession can be taxing. Add to that responsibilities for family and any associations or boards you may belong …Continue reading »