Organizing


The Analog Attorney

Beyond the Bullet Journal: How to Hack Your BuJo

By | Aug.05.17 | No Comments

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 internet. There are countless dedicated groups on Facebook, Instagram and …Continue reading »


Doing More

Three Steps to Increasing Law Practice Productivity

By | Mar.31.16 | 1 Comment

I bet this has happened to you. You show up at the office with the best intentions. You’re finally going to get that marketing project — or some other large project — done so you can …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

It’s Time to Clean Up That Mess!

By | Jul.13.12 | 1 Comment

In February, time management guru Paul Burton explained here why clearing peripheral clutter improves your focus. Brilliant! We all need that. So, we dutifully scooped the piles off our desk … and plopped them into tidy baskets and …Continue reading »


Packing Tips for the Anti-Packrat

By | Apr.13.12 | 1 Comment

Nobody really likes packing, lugging around and living out of a suitcase, but luggage is a necessary evil for road warriors. Luckily, there are simple tactics for preventing needless luggage-related stress. This week’s Friday Five brings you …Continue reading »


Frequent Traveler Tips for Smoother Sailing

By | Mar.21.12 | No Comments

A successful business trip is not only defined by your productivity. It’s also about staying healthy, mentally and physically, so you can actually enjoy what you’re doing and return back home ready to go. Easier said …Continue reading »


Time Management

Ditch the “I Didn’t Get it Done Today” Blues

By | Aug.08.11 | No Comments

“I have to handle the Smith motion by tomorrow.”  “I gotta get to my pre-bills this week.” “I need to get back to Marjorie with that amendment I promised her.” Sound familiar? Yes, that’s how we talk to ourselves …Continue reading »


Motivation

Check In with Yourself

By | Jul.27.11 | No Comments

Now that summer is here, do you even remember your New Year’s resolutions? Did you make any? Of course you did—or at least you thought about them. If you are like most of us, you …Continue reading »


PRODUCTIVITY

Organize Your Brain with Mind Mapping

By | Mar.24.11 | 2 Comments

Nothing makes me happier than getting my head around complicated issues and feeling mastery over my chaotic, 21st-century life. And nothing helps me organize my scattered, Internet-addled brain cells better than mind mapping. Put simply, mind …Continue reading »


TECH TIP

A Better Way to Start Your Outlook E-mail Day

By | Feb.28.11 | No Comments

It’s the morning routine. Arrive at the office, sit down at your desk, fire up your computer, load Microsoft Outlook and then look over your inbox to see what’s arrived since you left yesterday’s grind …Continue reading »


TECHNOLOGY

Developing an Online Research Workflow: Second Step, Instapaper

By | Jan.25.11 | 1 Comment

How do you get all of your online research under control when there’s just so much to find, read and capture? In this three-part series, Tom Mighell describes how he uses three Internet tools—Google Reader, Instapaper and Evernote …Continue reading »