Productivity


Productivity Tech Tip

Text Expansion for Fun and Profit

By | Aug.25.16 | 1 Comment

For a practicing attorney, efficiency and accuracy are key components of effective work habits. If you can get your work done more quickly, and avoid mistakes such as typos (or overlooking something you meant to …Continue reading »


Attorney at Work Classic

What Are You Prepared to Do?

By | Aug.22.16 | 1 Comment

You and Eliot Ness. The most powerful scene in The Untouchables, a movie with more than a few of them, came courtesy of Sean Connery. His character, a veteran Chicago cop, is dying in great …Continue reading »


Get It Done!

Your Note-Taking and To-Do Apps: Are They Secure?

By | Aug.15.16 | No Comments

As a result of the flood of innovation in note-taking and task-centric apps since Evernote’s inception, there’s a large concern for lawyers in storing attorney-client and privileged information. While I know a lot of lawyers …Continue reading »


Productivity

Understand Your Goal and Work Backward

By | Jul.21.16 | 1 Comment

One of my all-time favorite quotes is from Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” I mention this quote every time I speak, no matter the topic. Why? Because it applies …Continue reading »


Nothing But the Ruth

Productivity Challenge: Two To-Do Lists

By | Jun.22.16 | 1 Comment

I don’t know about you, but I’m freakishly busy. I welcome any life hacks that let me be more efficient. I recently met Paula Rizzo through my mastermind group for entrepreneurs. She’s an Emmy Award-winning …Continue reading »


Nothing But The Ruth!

Motivator: ‘By Next Week I Will …’

By | Apr.18.16 | No Comments

I am the queen of lists. At the end of every month, I write a list of goals for the following month. I have a running to-do list for every day. When I get to …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 »


Time Management

15 Minutes of Silence: Bet You Can’t!

By | Mar.29.16 | No Comments

A while back, the Wall Street Journal ran an article that posed a critical question worth considering. A CEO of a highly successful company was challenged by a friend to sit still for 15 minutes in …Continue reading »


Product Spotlight

Introducing the Law Practice Management You’ve Always Wanted: Amicus Premium 2016

By | Feb.16.16 | No Comments

Amicus Attorney, the leading developer of practice management software for lawyers, has launched Amicus Premium 2016, the latest release of one of the most widely used programs in the legal community. This release contains a multitude …Continue reading »


Getting a Grip, Part 2

Loss of Control? Four Solutions for Your Legal Business

By | Jan.14.16 | No Comments

A law practice in chaos is nearly every lawyer’s biggest fear. (As if you need to be told, right?) In the first post in his three-part series “Getting a Grip,” Dustin Cole explained how a …Continue reading »