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End the ‘I Don’t Have Time for That!’ Problem

By | Nov.03.16 | No Comments

In the Broadway musical “Rent,” there is this great lyric: “In five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes — how do you measure a year in the life?” It has always stuck with me. Why? Every single …Continue reading »


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Pull It Together: Defining Projects and Next Action Items

By | Oct.10.16 | No Comments

You spend the whole day in court, or in meetings and conferences with clients. And what do you have to show for it? A legal pad filled with scribbles, a few random thoughts on sticky …Continue reading »


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Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?

By | Sep.13.16 | 4 Comments

Launched in 2008, Evernote gained popularity because it solved a major constraint in our productivity — recognizing the changes in the way we actually work, access information and communicate. We no longer work on just a …Continue reading »


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Your Note-Taking and To-Do Apps: Are They Secure?

By | Aug.15.16 | 1 Comment

As a result of the flood of innovation in note-taking and task-centric apps since Evernote’s inception, there’s a large concern for lawyers in storing attorney-client and privileged information. While I know a lot of lawyers …Continue reading »


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Understand Your Goal and Work Backward

By | Jul.21.16 | 4 Comments

One of my all-time favorite quotes is from Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” I mention this quote every time I speak, no matter the topic. Why? Because it applies …Continue reading »


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Evernote Can Remember Every Business Card You Collect

By | Feb.26.14 | 12 Comments

No matter how technologically advanced we are as a society, we still follow a tradition that goes all the way back to the 1600s, when calling cards made their debut. Over the next centuries, calling …Continue reading »


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Sticking with Evernote: Post-its and Paper, Oh My!

By | Jan.14.14 | 3 Comments

Evernote was designed, as its tagline touts, to help you “remember everything.” In moving you toward that goal, Evernote’s biggest asset is its agility — its ability to do whatever you want it to do …Continue reading »


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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 »


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Using Master Checklists in Evernote to Be a More Productive Lawyer

By | Jun.05.13 | 6 Comments

In previous posts, I’ve covered how Evernote helps to get things done more efficiently and with ease. In this post, I’ll focus on using checklists in Evernote to help you become an even more productive …Continue reading »


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Redefine Productivity and Do More of What Matters

By | May.07.13 | 4 Comments

In the midst of a recent conversation about how to leverage Evernote to become a more productive lawyer, I was asked a simple yet thought-provoking question: “Daniel, how do you define productivity?” My definition may …Continue reading »