Time Management


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 »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Disregarding the Traditional Workweek

By | Aug.18.15 | 2 Comments

When did we decide that the “workweek” should be defined as Monday through Friday,  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.? (Okay, I know a good many lawyers work a lot more than that, but you know what I’m saying.) Lately …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 »


Four Brain Games

Be Smart, Take Breaks for Peak Performance

By | May.04.15 | No Comments

The mind is not a marathon runner. It’s a sprinter. When you push it too long, decision fatigue sets in and performance suffers. Filling the mental energy tank back up is easy. Just take a break. Think …Continue reading »


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 | 2 Comments

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 »