Staring at briefs and motions can kill the reading love for any legal professional. And there’s evidence that if you don’t read books, but mindlessly surf the web at night, you may be diminishing your long-term ability to concentrate. Last November I listed 5 unputdownable books. That was a popular post, so here I am […]
Feeling lethargic at 3PM? Instead of snarfing down M&M’s, try these 7 simple yoga poses which will invigorate and refresh even the stiffest and crustiest of legal professionals. This instructional video takes five minutes to watch and is demonstrated by Rocket Matter’s very own Rachel Papernick (coordinated and graceful) and myself, Larry Port (uncoordinated and […]
You’re apt to lose a phone. And these days, with large amounts of data storage, functionality, and computational power on these things, that spells trouble for attorneys protecting client data.
There’s all sorts of talk out there in the world, and you’re a professional with a reputation to manage. So what measures can you take when anyone you’ve ever known, at anytime, can post whatever they want about you on Facebook?
When I ask “Is Technology Killing Lawyers,” I’m not talking about rogue cyborgsor some sort of singularity-born, time-traveling robot going around killing attorneys (though I’m not ruling out those possibilities either). Rather, I’m concerned that the very tools we use to increase our productivity and improve quality of life end up hurting us, and in […]
Work-life balance is a popular topic on our site and at our company. We all work hard, but we don’t always keep rigid hours and we don’t always work “at the office.” Instead, we leverage technology that gives us the ability to successfully collaborate while working work remotely. The technology also has the ancillary […]
You’d think as a blogger and a web software developer serving the legal industry that I’d be spending all of my time trying to get lawyers to be as connected as possible. Fat chance. Those who heard me speak at MILOFest or read my Legal Management feature know I’m a fan of getting off the […]
Readers of Legal Productivity know we’ve been hard at work on an online continuing legal education platform which we’re calling RocketCLE. It’s an extension of our educational and content philosophy embodied by this blog, our webinar series, and our Legal Productivity e-book. UPDATE: RocketCLE is now Rocket Academy. Today, RocketCLE is formally launched to the […]
Legomen Bob and George discuss the hazards of being over-connected to technology. Never putting down the smartphone is a hazard to life and limb, and can dramatically reduce productivity! If you like this mini-film, check out the rest of the hour-long video, Seven Ways to Make Your Law Firm More Efficient. In this original production, […]
Readers of this blog and anyone who’s seen me speak about living “responsibly connected” know how I feel about the smartphone leash. Now it looks like the courts may back me up.