How to Make Your Emails More Effective

Email is a necessary part of our work lives, but it takes up a lot of our time and our readers’ time. Here are some hints to make your emails more effective. Your readers will appreciate your efforts. First, should you be using email at all? If you are communicating something sensitive or confidential, should […]

The Social Media Hangover, Legal Edition

When Facebook and Twitter started taking off in 2008 and 2009, users engaged in a mad scramble to embrace the networks, amass a bunch of followers/friends, and stay highly engaged. Now, as the dust begins to settle and we understand the utility of these tools, we have the opportunity to ask “what have social networks done for me lately” and scale back activity accordingly.

Another Reason to Turn off Your Mobile Device

One of the salient technology conversations of 2010 revolves around our newly found state of constant Internet connectivity. We love our iPhones, Droids, and Blackberries, but apparently they’re not so good for us when abused. Kind of like chocolate. Or booze. Exhibit A: A recent article in the New York Times declares Digital Devices Deprive […]