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Workaholic Lawyer: Is This Lifestyle Sustainable?

Nothing But the Ruth! | Recently I've had to admit that I'm a workaholic. I sought out another lawyer who's recovered from this to share his experience.

Ruth Carter - April 27, 2021
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Who Wants Pie? Celebrating Non-Traditional Holidays at Your Law Firm

Nothing But the Ruth! | Pi Day or Talk Like a Pirate Day, perhaps more offices should celebrate non-traditional holidays.

Ruth Carter - March 16, 2021
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Remote Work Challenges: What’s Your Biggest Frustration?

David and Karen Skinner | We asked a group of over 250 legal professionals what they found hardest about working remotely. It boils down to one thing.

David Skinner and Karen Skinner - February 25, 2021
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Overcome Clutter and Hoarding in the Office: Advice from the Expert

Nothing But the Ruth! | Cory Chalmers from A&E's "Hoarders" has tips to help even the busiest, most disorganized lawyers overcome clutter in the office.

Ruth Carter - February 9, 2021
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There’s Power in a Little Thank You

Simply saying “thank you” can go a long way toward improving morale, retaining valuable staff members and keeping your clients coming back.

Cindy McGovern - February 1, 2021
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3 Keys to Building Accountable Legal Teams That Get Things Done

Debbie Foster | The more effort you invest in building an effective and accountable team, the less time you’ll spend focusing on barriers to your firm's goals.

Debbie Foster - January 14, 2021
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Empathy and Innovation: Highlights from ‘Future of Legal Services’ Panel

Susan Kostal | The pandemic has demanded empathy, flexibility, innovation and, in some cases, increased transparency. The future of legal services delivery demands the same.

Susan Kostal - January 4, 2021
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Think Holistically About Your Workspace for Better Office Health

Law firms are scrambling to reconfigure workspaces for the new reality. Approaching renovations holistically allows opportunities for positive changes.

Amy Bradac - November 12, 2020
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The Haunted Office! Simple Tricks for Keeping Spirits Bright

Working with both in-person and remote teams may conjure a cauldron of frightful scenarios! Here are ideas to help you dispel malevolent forces and perk up the people on your team.

Richard Fendler - October 29, 2020
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Three Strategies to Stop Unconsciously Undermining Relationships at Work

Carson Tate | To build strong, authentic relationships in this new world of work, use the Platinum Rule, identify your colleagues’ workstyles, and tailor your communication to co-workers’ preferences.

Carson Tate - October 14, 2020
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