how to reduce your anxiety about the news

How to Reduce Your Anxiety About the News

If the news was already a circus, now the tent’s on fire and the elephants and lions are running around loose.  We’re heading into an election year, there’s presidential impeachment winds a-brewin’, and politics on both shores of the Atlantic have passions running high. This can’t be good for our health, nor our work habits. […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 91: How to Not Go Crazy Listening to the News

There’s a lot going on in the news today, and for many, the news is a constant source of anxiety and stress. On this episode of The 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port gives solid pointers on how to avoid going crazy listening to the news. Don’t miss this timely (and practical) episode!

Lawyers’ Favorite Legal Podcasts in 2019

Lawyers’ Favorite Legal Podcasts in 2019

  Every year, we ask lawyers to tell us their favorite legal podcasts. This year, they offer some really great suggestions. Lots of our fans actually said The Lean Law Firm Podcast and The Ten Minute Law Firm Podcast are among their favorites! Here’s what else they recommend: “I Am the Law is an award-winning podcast from Law School Transparency that […]

bullying in law firms

Bullying in Law Firms: A Problem We Need to Discuss

  Incidents of bullying in schools are all too typical these days. We hear about it from our kids, our friends, the news…it’s everywhere. Less talked about, however, is bullying in the workplace, and more specifically, bullying in law firms. However, it certainly happens. Trust me, I know. Years ago, I was a newly seasoned […]

pets in office

Pets in the Office? Here’s What Lawyers Have to Say About That

  Want to bring your pet to work? Well, as we’ve covered recently, doing so is actually good for your health and your productivity. We spoke with lawyers about what they find most beneficial about bringing their pets to work. Here’s what they had to say: “I started bringing my pet to work from day one […]

how lawyers should answer phones

How Lawyers Should (and Shouldn’t!) Answer Phone Calls

  Early in my solo practice, before I knew anything about building a client-centered law firm, I came up with a brilliant plan. I was tired of getting interrupted by phone calls, so I decided to just send all calls to voicemail and block off time to return them at 10am and 3pm every weekday. […]

minimalism

Minimalism in the Legal World: Lawyers Share Their Experiences

  We recently reported that more and more lawyers are incorporating minimalism into their practices these days. Here, lawyers share exactly how they are taking a more minimalist approach…and why: “Research shows that multi-tasking actually leads to a decrease of productivity and creativity. I have found this to be true and have changed the way I work and […]

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Why I’m NOT Quitting Facebook

  Recently, the CEO of Rocket Matter (who just so happens to also be my husband) wrote about the many reasons why he deleted his personal Facebook account. And, I have to admit, I do see his point to some degree. But despite his enthusiasm for no longer being part of the social media giant, […]