Productivity


PracticePanther Product Spotlight

The Top 10 Tools That Set PracticePanther Apart!

By | Jan.12.18 | No Comments

PracticePanther is one of the fastest growing case management / legal practice management software providers. Thousands of attorneys in more than 35 countries have switched to PracticePanther because of how much time and money it …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

What’s an Active Workstation?

By | Jan.12.18 | 2 Comments

Remember the clickbait headline “Sitting Is the New Smoking”? One of the latest iterations of the perennial office ergonomics conversation, it helped give rise to the notion of an “active workstation.” I wish the headline …Continue reading »


Practice Management

Four Productivity Building Blocks of Effective, Efficient and Happy Lawyers

By | Dec.26.17 | 1 Comment

Recently I posed this question to lawyers: “Why are you at the office until 10 p.m.?” Working late from time to time is an unavoidable consequence of being a lawyer. Still, many lawyers fail to structure …Continue reading »


Microsoft Word Quick Tips

Video: Assigning Shortcut Keys to Symbols in Microsoft Word

By | Dec.18.17 | No Comments

Inserting symbols like paragraph (∂), section (ß) or degree (∞) doesn’t have to involve digging through the Insert Symbols dialog box every time. Instead, make a shortcut key so you can insert the symbol without …Continue reading »


Thomson Reuters Product Spotlight

How to Overcome Client Demands by Delivering Better Service

By | Dec.13.17 | No Comments

Are you challenged to meet the expectations of clients who want more value without paying for it? You’re in good company. According to the Thomson Reuters 2017 State of U.S. Small Law Firms Study, 59 …Continue reading »


Analog Attorney

Perfect Gifts for the Analog Attorney in Your Life

By | Dec.08.17 | No Comments

Buying gifts for the analog-leaning attorney in your life might seem like an impossible task. In a digital-forward gadget universe, finding something cool that doesn’t need batteries or a software update is kind of maddening. …Continue reading »


Steps to Quiet Focus

Make 2018 More Productive With This HBR Strategy

By | Dec.06.17 | No Comments

A few months back, Harvard Business Review published a terrific article titled “In a Distracted World, Solitude Is a Competitive Advantage.” The authors reference numerous sources, from Yoda (Star Wars) to Eric Schmidt (Google) to …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Best Ways to Upgrade Your Technology in 2018

By | Dec.01.17 | 2 Comments

What’s on your tech to-do list for next year? Maybe you’ve resolved to get more organized, go paperless once and for all, or move all of your practice systems to the cloud. Could be you’re dreaming …Continue reading »


Microsoft Word Quick Tips

Video: Saving Recyclable Text as Quick Parts in Microsoft Word

By | Nov.01.17 | 1 Comment

Let’s face it, a lot of the text in legal documents has been recycled from previous documents. If you’re tired of searching for then copying and pasting common elements like signature blocks or notary acknowledgments …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Project Management: Can Asana Deliver Despite Its Flaws?

By | Oct.27.17 | 1 Comment

Computer scientist Tony Hoare said, “There are two methods in software design. One is to make the program so simple, there are obviously no errors. The other is to make it so complicated, there are …Continue reading »