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Stress Less, Control More With 3 Proven Strategies

Stress will wear you out if you give it a chance. Heather Moulder recommends three techniques to put stress in its place and gain control of your focus.

Heather Moulder - November 4, 2020
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Handling Conflicts With Your Colleagues

Despite most people’s desire to avoid them, conflicts are normal. In fact, most conflicts are not even a bad thing and can lead to positive change. Here are four steps for handling conflicts in a positive way.

Shawn Healy - November 3, 2020
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Beware the Four Most Dangerous Outlook Features

Of all the Microsoft Office applications in law offices, Outlook is hands-down the most frequently used. After all, who doesn’t need to handle email every day? Here are four features that trip up even seasoned Microsoft Outlook users.

Deborah Savadra - November 1, 2020
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The Haunted Office! Simple Tricks for Keeping Spirits Bright

Working with both in-person and remote teams may conjure a cauldron of frightful scenarios! Here are ideas to help you dispel malevolent forces and perk up the people on your team.

Richard Fendler - October 29, 2020
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Five (More) Things to Consider When Drafting Fee Agreements, Pt. 2

Megan Zavieh | Part 2 of this series on fee agreements addresses why to include terms of termination, liens on recovery, dispute resolution, client obligations, and potential changes in the law.

Megan Zavieh - October 26, 2020
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Advocacy Without Assholery

Nothing But the Ruth! | I asked non-jerk lawyers: How do you manage to be an effective advocate without acting like an ass — even when dealing with opposing counsel who are?

Ruth Carter - October 20, 2020
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Leading Remote Teams: Tips for Improving Effectiveness

Mark Beese | I predict that remote teams are here to stay, at least in some form. In turn, leaders will need to learn how to effectively lead interdependent, yet physically dispersed teams.

Mark Beese - October 19, 2020
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The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - October 16, 2020
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Three Strategies to Stop Unconsciously Undermining Relationships at Work

Carson Tate | To build strong, authentic relationships in this new world of work, use the Platinum Rule, identify your colleagues’ workstyles, and tailor your communication to co-workers’ preferences.

Carson Tate - October 14, 2020
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Free Marketing Is Always the Place to Start When Building Your Law Firm

Book Preview | Attorney Ali Katz explains the three things you need to use free marketing, so you can build your practice without spending too much money.

Ali Katz - October 5, 2020