Productivity


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 »


5+ Tech Tips

Networking Tech Tips: How Do You Stay Connected?

By | Dec.31.15 | No Comments

This special edition of Tech Tips caps off our two-week networking series, “Connect the Dots.” Upgrading your networking skills is always a good idea, but what about your technology? We asked our legal technology and marketing …Continue reading »


Connect the Dots!

How Evernote Helps You Network in a Crowd

By | Dec.28.15 | No Comments

Last spring at ABA TECHSHOW 2015, Philippe Doyle Gray presented his method for using Evernote to manage contacts, especially during events. We asked him for an update on how to do that — and here …Continue reading »


More Money Next Year

Nine Vital Numbers for Your Law Firm’s Health

By | Dec.14.15 | 1 Comment

Lawyers typically hate numbers like cats hate water (or cucumbers). Business words like “profit” are often shied away from, too, due to the decorum and ethics of the legal profession. Folks, I beg you. We have to end …Continue reading »