Productivity


MyCase Product Spotlight

Your Free Guide to Practice Management Software for Family Law Attorneys

By | Sep.29.16 | No Comments

Life as a family law attorney is a pretty full docket. With high caseloads, too many calls to return, and yet another post on your favorite legal blog telling you everything you’re doing wrong in …Continue reading »


Productivity Tech Tip

Clipboard Managers: A Timesaving Tool for Every Lawyer

By | Sep.20.16 | No Comments

If you spend time typing, you’ve very likely found “copy and paste” to be two of your best friends, on any computer system. But if having one copied item available is good, wouldn’t more be …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 »


Get It Done!

Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?

By | Sep.13.16 | 4 Comments

Launched in 2008, Evernote gained popularity because it solved a major constraint in our productivity — recognizing the changes in the way we actually work, access information and communicate. We no longer work on just a …Continue reading »


Productivity Tech Tip

Text Expansion for Fun and Profit

By | Aug.25.16 | 3 Comments

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 | 4 Comments

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 »