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Nothing But The Ruth!

Coping With Stress: Trudging Through the Drudgery

By | Nov.17.16 | No Comments

“How do you cope with stress?” That was this month’s question from my Attorney at Work editors. At first, I laughed at the question, but the gentlest response I can give is, “Not gracefully.” I’ve been open …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Take It to the Wall: Be Organized

By | Oct.19.16 | No Comments

“My life sucks.” That’s what I said during the weekly video call with my mastermind group a few weeks ago. My life is actually awesome, but it’s challenging with the amount of work I’ve heaped on my …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth!

Blogging Advice from the Experts

By | Sep.21.16 | No Comments

I’m just back from Content Marketing World — a weeklong conference featuring hundreds of leading experts in social media marketing and blogging. I was there to speak on social media law and to learn how to be more …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Swag Made for Your Audience

By | Aug.11.16 | 3 Comments

When I was a solo practitioner, I attended a swag expo. You can put your law firm’s name and logo on an impressive number of things — pens, mugs, magnets and toys are just the tip …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Provide Maximum Value When You Speak at Conferences

By | Jul.18.16 | No Comments

Last month, I was asked to speak at BlogPaws, a national conference for pet bloggers. (Yes, I got to take Rosie the basset hound with me.) I was part of a panel that presented a …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth

Productivity Challenge: Two To-Do Lists

By | Jun.22.16 | 2 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I’m freakishly busy. I welcome any life hacks that let me be more efficient. I recently met Paula Rizzo through my mastermind group for entrepreneurs. She’s an Emmy Award-winning …Continue reading »


Read the Classics!

Update: Five Ways to Receive Credit Card Payments

By | Jun.08.16 | 2 Comments

This week at Attorney at Work, we’ve collected some of our most popular posts — the “classics” that get quoted, reprinted and shared over and over — to kick off your summer and ignite some creative …Continue reading »


Learning

Expand Your Mind: Go to Mainstream Conferences

By | May.17.16 | 2 Comments

If you are a solo practitioner, of counsel, or a partner at a law firm, you have at least two roles: attorney and entrepreneur. Your time and energy are split between performing client work and …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Motivator: ‘By Next Week I Will …’

By | Apr.18.16 | No Comments

I am the queen of lists. At the end of every month, I write a list of goals for the following month. I have a running to-do list for every day. When I get to …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth

Depression: A Lawyer Pandemic

By | Mar.17.16 | 2 Comments

Arizona was hit hard by illness this winter. Several people at my law firm came down with cold and flu-type illnesses. Even I got sick; but thankfully, for my colleagues’ sake, I’m not contagious. I have …Continue reading »