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Analog Attorney

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Handwritten Notes Help Build Real Relationships

I got a handwritten note in the mail the other day from a colleague. We live in the same neighborhood in Chicago, text about 30 times a week, and see each other at least once a month. However, we play Words With Friends with ferocity and two ...

Bull Garlington - April 9, 2018

Pocket Notebooks: The Productivity App You Need

David Allen’s Getting Things Done productivity method has been wildly popular since its debut in 2001. "Capture" is one of the most important steps in the GTD process, and nothing captures ideas faster than pocket notebooks. I know, Evernote ...

Bull Garlington - February 15, 2018
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Perfect Gifts for the Analog Attorney in Your Life

Buying gifts for the analog-leaning attorney in your life might seem like an impossible task. In a digital-forward gadget universe, finding something cool that doesn't need batteries or a software update is kind of maddening. Get one of these ...

Bull Garlington - December 8, 2017
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The Perfect Pencil, the Perfect Pen

Like you, I take a lot of notes in my professional life. Over the years I’ve developed silly obsessions with the quality of Ampad legal pads and National Brand 33-004 notebooks. But I never thought much about pens. I tended to use whatever cheap ...

Bull Garlington - October 28, 2017
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Boost Productivity by Slowing Down a Little

You’re an unstoppable legal machine. You churn through a hundred pages of briefs and legal research every day. You’re running two phones, a tablet, a laptop and a portable fax machine off a light pole at the airport. Your inbox is an email ...

Bull Garlington - October 4, 2017

Doodle to Boost Productivity

In the following, I hope to convince deeply professional, widely respected, well-educated, multi-degreed grown-ups to doodle. Doodling may be the very last activity you'd look to for improving your productivity, uncorking your creative genii ...

Bull Garlington - September 9, 2017
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Beyond the Bullet Journal: How to Hack Your BuJo

Since Ryder Carroll put his original Bullet Journal video on YouTube, his technique for using a running, minimal, bullet-point-based paper notebook has taken over the web. There are countless dedicated groups on Facebook, Instagram and ...

Bull Garlington - August 5, 2017
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Trending: Ditching Apps for Analog

Though it may seem like a trend among artists and hipsters, it’s not. The resurgence of old-school tools in the professional workspace is growing. People are choosing a pen, choosing a paper notebook, choosing to write a letter — not because ...

Bull Garlington - July 21, 2017