Legal Productivity Q&A Video Series

Why is it Important to Take a Vacation?

This is the latest edition in our quick-and-practical Q&A style videos. Questions come from social channels, keyword analysis, and readers of this blog. A transcript accompanies each video. Why is it Important to Take a Vacation? Why is it important to take a vacation? Look, taking a vacation is important. You are not a hero […]

App of the Week: Skitch- Doodle on Your Documents

It’s no secret that we love Evernote here at Legal Productivity and Rocket Matter®. We’ve even written an entire e-book about it! It is an invaluable app for note taking, managing tasks, and keeping track of pretty much everything in your life. While Evernote is extremely powerful, it makes those of us who are more […]

[Webinar Slides] SEO is Dead

Here’s the slide deck from today’s edition of our Legal Marketing webinar series: SEO is Dead: Why You Can’t Rely on Search Engine Optimization for Your Law Firm Web Marketing, by Rocket Matter’s CEO, Larry Port. The recording is in post-production and will soon be available on Rocket Academy where you’ll find a collection of […]

Four Tips for Staying Healthy and Fit at the Office

There are innumerable benefits of staying active in your daily life. If your job does not require you to work out for a living ( i.e. you’re not an Instagram model or fitness junkie with a billion followers), you may have find creative ways to keep your body moving at work. Most healthy adults need […]

Re-Learning How to Take a Full, Get-Away, Rejuvenating Vacation

We’re all about productivity in this corner of the internet, and it’s well established that seeking a work-life balance or blend, or just taking sustained breaks, help. But working in the new economy often means changing jobs, doing work for two, or hanging out a shingle. This results in reduced vacation days and fewer opportunities […]

Legal Productivity Q&A Video Series

As a Busy Professional, What Apps Do I Have on My Phone?

This is the latest edition in our quick-and-practical Q&A style videos. Questions come from social channels, keyword analysis, and readers of this blog. A transcript accompanies each video. As a Busy Professional, What Apps Do I Have on My Phone? So as a busy professional what apps do I have on my phone? First thing […]

Edit Word, Excel, Powerpoint In Google Drive Without Converting

One of the often-cited drawbacks to storing and sharing documents in Google Drive is having to convert the documents you’ve uploaded to the service to the Google Docs (or Sheets, or Slides) format if you wanted to edit the documents in the cloud. With Google’s integration of the Quickoffice technology they acquired last year, Google […]

More Great Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks Productivity Features

Even though Apple recently announced the release of their newest drool-worthy OS “Yosemite” (coming this fall), let’s not get ahead of ourselves. We should still show Mavericks some love! The current OS is chock full of amazing productivity features. So many, in fact, that we’ve devoted a second post to it. You can find our […]

Lean Thinking in the Law Office

In a recent Q&A video entitled My Projects are Hopelessly Disorganized. How Can I Get Them in Shape?, we made mention to something called “Lean Manufacturing”. This way of thinking, also known as “lean” for short, is a management philosophy derived from the Toyota Production System from the mid twentieth century. Lean thinking focuses on […]