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Time to Waste

Oh, come on. It’s almost Labor Day weekend and nothing’s going anywhere today. So you can either put your feet up on your desk and blatantly loaf … or you can do what we’re doing. Put your head down, huddle up to the computer and pretend ...

The Editors - September 2, 2011
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Laffy Taffy or Hershey Kiss?

Innovation is the cornerstone of our economy. Finding new ways to do things, unique things to sell and better ways to sell them—that’s what it's all about. How does this apply to your law practice?

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - August 24, 2011

Now for Something Completely Different

Have you noticed that nearly everyone who writes about the legal profession and practice management these days seems fixated on innovation? Either that or leadership—but mostly innovation. Here’s our theory: When people start talking about ...

The Editors - August 19, 2011

Just a Flight of Fancy

It’s Friday. (Pfew!) Time to take a time-out from tedium and flex a few fun muscles to get in shape for the weekend. Be careful, though, some of this week’s Friday Five links can suck the time right out of your work day. So here we go, from the ...

The Editors - August 12, 2011

Take Five Steps Up to Leadership

Forget politicians and presidents. We critique everyone's leadership abiity these days—from the managing partner to the new real estate practice group leader to the elderly supervisor of our kid's school lunchroom. And everyone's an expert on ...

The Editors - August 5, 2011

Lawyers: Don’t Be Late to the Google+ Party

Google+, the search engine’s recent entry in the social networking sphere, is set to make a big impact on the legal-web ecosystem. You would be wise to jump ahead of the curve and begin testing now, rather than wait to see how things pan ...

Steve Matthews - August 1, 2011

They’ve Got Something to Say

Every few weeks we try to catch up with our Attorney at Work Advisors—a sometimes difficult task with these hardworking superstars! But some of them are well-known bloggers, so for this week’s Friday Five we’re recommending that you ...

The Editors - July 29, 2011

Give Open Source a Try

Take a second and check what browser you are using. FireFox? Chrome, perhaps? Do you use WordPress for your blog, or use an Android-based smartphone? Like the "cloud,” you’ve probably been using open source applications without realizing it. ...

Gwynne Monahan - July 20, 2011

Seven Principles for Smart Decisions

On the legal gossip sites, we can watch careers—and entire firms—rise and fall and wonder, "What in the world were they thinking?" In his new book, Tough Calls from the Corner Office, Harlan Steinbaum asks just this question to ...

Harlan Steinbaum - June 22, 2011

Be the World’s Most Client-Accessible Lawyer

If a doctor can diagnose a patient’s condition without actually being in the same room, a lawyer can provide advice and services in the same way. Think about transforming the “where” and “how” of your law practice and becoming extraordinarily ...

Jordan Furlong - June 14, 2011