For lawyers, getting sucked into an email morass can be a black hole for profits, considering the billable hour nature of legal work. Three sentence emails can help restore the sanity. Pass it on.
Mind maps are a form of graphical note taking that help people organize their thoughts, clear their minds of clutter, and have a pretty picture to look at afterwards that’s a lot more useful than nasty notes scribbled on paper. We created a little 3 minute video you can watch to get started.
We can look to Hollywood for some do’s and don’ts, and I’m not referring to the dresses on the red carpet.
This post is a little different from our usual content, but I thought it might be helpful to folks sharing a similar problem when trying to format data in Excel. Sometimes I find it useful myself to read how people solve tricky little Excel issues, so I offer this up in that spirit. I […]
Nationally-known speaker Lisa Solomon, Esq., explains how solos and small firms can realize several benefits from outsourcing substantive legal work to independent, US-based contract (a/k/a freelance) lawyers. Contract lawyers aren’t just for big firms anymore. In the full presentation Lisa covers what you need to know when considering this option. Namely: 1. Benefits […]
Certainly the chart rings disturbingly true, even for the most disciplined among us. How to combat its vicious cycles.
Today, a good lawyer practicing alone or with a handful of colleagues can accomplish far more than that same lawyer or team could’ve several years ago. Technology can democratize virtually anything, and the practice of law isn’t exempt.
Email is a total drag, both figuratively and literally. There you sit, before a full inbox, and heaven only knows what you’ll find. Your inbox is not just something you have to process: it contains hopes, fears, desires, and all sorts of emotions that can pop out and manipulate your psyche. Not only that, as […]
Timers, in this age of very limited time, unlimited Internet distraction, and electronic ADD, are making a roaring comeback, whether they’re simple tomato kitchen timers or fancy electronic doohickeys.
We’re excited to bring you Sean Carter’s Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: 10 Commandments For Avoiding Ethical Problems As a Lawyer.” Sean, a Harvard Law School Graduate, is a dynamic and fun speaker. You may have attended one of his sessions as each year, he travels cross-country to present more than 100 CLE […]