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Beyond the Bullet Journal: How to Hack Your BuJo

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 web. There are countless dedicated groups on Facebook, Instagram and ...

Bull Garlington - August 5, 2017
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Three Steps to Increasing Law Practice Productivity

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 reap the rewards. You sit down at your desk. Your voicemail ...

Raj Jha - March 31, 2016

It’s Time to Clean Up That Mess!

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 bins ...

The Editors - July 13, 2012

Packing Tips for the Anti-Packrat

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 to prevent needless luggage-related stress. This week's Friday Five brings you packing ...

Jason Womack - April 13, 2012

Frequent Traveler Tips for Smoother Sailing

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 than done. So we asked Jason ...

Jason Womack - March 21, 2012

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

What happens if you have three important things to get done today and only two hours open on your calendar? How do you avoid feeling frustrated at the end of the day because you didn’t “finish” that motion, or your pre-bills or that amendment? ...

Bill Jawitz - August 8, 2011

Check In with Yourself

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. Why not use the mid-year point as an opportunity to focus and and make real progress toward your goals?

Vedia Jones-Richardson - July 27, 2011

Organize Your Brain with Mind Mapping

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 ...

Larry Port - March 24, 2011
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A Better Way to Start Your Outlook E-mail Day

What’s the most important e-mail you need to review this morning? It’s rarely what arrived overnight. By default, Microsoft Outlook opens to Inbox, but it doesn’t have to. Instead, you can tell Outlook to start by opening the folder of your ...

Vivian Manning - February 28, 2011

Developing an Online Research Workflow: Second Step, Instapaper

How do you get all of your online research under control when there’s just so much to find, read and capture? In part two of his three-part series, Tom Mighell describes how he uses Instapaper to manage his online research workflow.

Tom Mighell - January 25, 2011