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Nothing But The Ruth!

Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Organization Strategy: Spreadsheeting My Professional Life

Ruth Carter explains how a simple upgrade to her organization strategy makes her feel more in control of her projects and her day.

Ruth Carter - July 15, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Side Hustle for Lawyers: I Created an Online Course for People Who Will Never Hire an Attorney

Ruth Carter says having other streams of income helps provide financial stability in the unstable, often stressful world of solo practice. Her new side hustle targets people who won't pay a lawyer, but will buy an online course with legal information.

Ruth Carter - June 16, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Staying Productive While Sheltering in Place

I wanted to learn what other attorneys are doing to weather this storm, so I created a quick survey. Here are some of the responses.

Ruth Carter - May 13, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Working From Home While Introverted

Introverts were born for social distancing. Still, there are plenty of challenges. Read Ruth Carter's ways to stay productive during COVID-19.

Ruth Carter - April 21, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Public Speaking: How to Be a Better CLE Panelist

Panelists have an obligation to educate and to entertain. Try Ruth Carter's list of dos and don'ts to keep your presentations from boring the audience.

Ruth Carter - March 11, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

DIY Unique Graphics Substantially Improve Law Firm Marketing

Ruth Carter explains how a $4.99 app helps her create engaging graphics for her law firm marketing. Don't freak out. It isn't hard.

Ruth Carter - February 5, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

What Lawyers Need to Know About CCPA, California’s New Privacy Law

Do lawyers need to comply with CCPA? Ruth Carter explains — and has a list of questions we should be asking about privacy and data security.

Ruth Carter - January 8, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Wheaton’s Law

Whether you’re dealing with your opposing counsel, a colleague at your firm or any other professional, Wheaton’s Law should always apply. Coined by Wil Wheaton, who you may know from his work on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," the law is ...

Ruth Carter - December 27, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Getting Paid: The Power of Following Up

What do you say to clients when their bills are way past due? Ruth Carter tries a new tactic.

Ruth Carter - December 5, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Taking a Break From Lawyer Life

Ruth Carter asks, "What do you do to get away from the pressure and expectations of lawyer life?"

Ruth Carter - November 14, 2019