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Productivity

Running the Day Productively

Five suggestions from Paul Burton to help you stay focused and make the most of your time today.

Paul H. Burton - October 2, 2018

How to Be Productive When You’re a Depressed Lawyer

The demands of work don’t stop when you are depressed. Dan Lukasik, of LawyersWithDepression.com, on the struggle to get things done when you're a depressed lawyer.

Dan Lukasik - September 6, 2018

Productivity Tips for the Modern Workplace

In Part One of his series on productivity in the modern global workplace, Paul Burton shares six strategies for leveraging distributed work environments.

Paul H. Burton - September 5, 2018

Using Autocorrect Settings to Prevent Common Errors

HIPPA? HiPAA? HIPPO? Simple steps for teaching autocorrect settings to catch your most common spelling mistakes — and save you time.

Jeremy W. Richter - August 31, 2018

Run Your Practice More Mindfully on a Legal Pad

A legal pad makes an excellent coaster — and, yes, you're using one to level your desk right now. But it might be the secret weapon for running your firm.

Bull Garlington - August 28, 2018
How to Do More of What You Love and Manage Your Practice Better

How to Do More of What You Love and Manage Your Practice Better

Sponsored | Watch the on-demand webinar "7 Time Management Tools for Legal Professionals," presented by Cynthia Sharp.

Thomson Reuters - August 17, 2018
virtual legal assistants VLA

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Working with a Virtual Legal Assistant

Maintaining a healthy relationship with your assistant is not an easy job. But, if you avoid these mistakes, a VLA can become an invaluable resource. With proper direction, they can baby-sit your law office in your absence.

Niraj Ranjan Rout - August 3, 2018

Streamline Your Workflow Three Ways

I need to start by getting a chip off my shoulder: I am not Mrs. Wiggins, nor am I some out-of-work secretary looking for crotchety old-school attorneys to bark into a recorder and wait for me to type their words. Back in my bricks-and-mortar ...

Andrea Cannavina - July 27, 2018

Creating Purpose: What Are You Doing Today?

In his book “Make Today Count,” John C. Maxwell famously said that every person needs to strive to make that happen. It is a wonderful way to live if practiced correctly. Making today count requires discipline — it requires understanding and ...

Daniel Gold - July 26, 2018
Using Styles to Create an Automated Table of Contents

Using Styles to Create an Automated Table of Contents

Using the Heading Styles in a Word document instead of directly formatting all your headings gives you access to a lot of functionality, including the ability to include a fully automated Table of Contents in your document with just a few clicks.

Deborah Savadra - July 10, 2018