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The Analog Attorney

Doodle to Boost Productivity

By | Sep.09.17 | 3 Comments

In the following, I hope to convince deeply professional, widely respected, well-educated, multi-degreed grown-ups to doodle. Doodling may be the very last activity you’d look to for improving your productivity, uncorking your creative genii and deepening …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss

By | Mar.17.17 | No Comments

You’re at a conference with the senior partner you want to impress. You’re meeting in the hotel bar, a swanky old-school joint. Lots of wood and brass. You’re both just supposed to go over the …Continue reading »


the water of life

Whisky vs. Whiskey: Boozy Grammar Matters

By | Mar.17.17 | No Comments

If you’re a word nerd, the use of “whisky” and “whiskey” in my recent post “How to Order Whisky for Your Boss — Like a Boss” may have given you an aneurysm. I feel ya. …Continue reading »


Holiday Parties

Firm Festivities? Don’t Make It a Drink Fest!

By | Nov.02.16 | No Comments

I’m often asked by friends and clients alike: “What advice do you have for holiday or end-of-year parties?” The first thing that comes to mind is “Don’t get drunk!” — but if you do, have …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Reasons to Come Out and Play

By | Sep.16.16 | 1 Comment

We know that free-play is important to the development of children. But it’s also really important in the life of an adult. You may think you don’t need to play, that you don’t have time …Continue reading »


No Stress

Three Tips for Becoming More Resilient

By | May.16.16 | No Comments

Resilience is the ability to persevere through adversity and come out stronger than you were before. Resilience is a skill that anyone can learn and apply to any area of their life. People are not “born …Continue reading »


Friday Fit Five

Top Five Fitness Metrics to Track

By | Apr.22.16 | No Comments

You can track nearly everything related to fitness with an app or wearable, or some smart combination of the two: sleep, steps, heart rate, calories, nutrition … the list goes on. But do you really …Continue reading »


Productivity Tips

Brain Fun: Work Smarter, Not Harder

By | Oct.14.15 | No Comments

Good ideas come from all sorts of unlikely places. A Walgreens insert in a recent Sunday paper contained a list of ways to make our brains healthier and more productive. A few of the recommendations …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Sweetheart Ideas for Valentine’s Day

By | Feb.06.15 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day. You can try to ignore it, hoping to slide right through it (after all, life isn’t all candy hearts and silly love songs), or you can dive in, wholeheartedly. At Attorney at Work, we stand …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Valentine’s Emergency?

By | Feb.14.14 | No Comments

You do remember that it’s Valentine’s Day today, right? Or have you been so busy with work, and life (and the Sochi games), you totally forgot? Maybe like some of us (gulp), you put off the …Continue reading »