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.
Email batching, then, is the first step to Email Nirvana. Step two is unsubscribing. Check out the article for steps three and four.
Sometimes you wanna read and get effortlessly carried away. Othertimes you might want to get your mind blown by an incredible work of non-fiction. At least I do, and judging by the success of recent books by Malcolm Gladwell and Steve Levitt, the Freakonomics guy, I’m not alone in that regard.