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Lawyers Working Remotely: Using Practice Management Software

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. Remote workers, including lawyers, use tools such as GoToMeeting, Skype, Trello, MindMeister, and a host of others, to collaborate and communicate with the home office and other remote workers on […]

Working Remotely: Have Computer, Will Travel

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. Working remotely isn’t limited to duplicating the office cubicle experience in your house or apartment. Take the opportunity to be creative, bold, and productive, by exploring alternative working spaces. You […]

Working Remotely: Company Culture Beyond the Office Walls

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. I read an article recently that regarded remote workers as people in other countries and locations who you hire to save money – freelancers, virtual assistants, contractors, or consultants. That’s […]

Working Remotely: Evaluating Employee Performance

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. How do you evaluate employees you don’t see or talk to every day? How do remote employees get on the radar of those responsible for evaluating their performance? The short […]

Working Remotely: Managing Time, Boundaries, and Balance

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. When designing this series, my original intent was to treat managing time, creating boundaries, and work-life balance, as three separate parts, but it’s become apparent that they’re connected and dependent […]

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Working Remotely: Managing Distractions

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. One of the major advantages of working remotely is escaping the hustle and bustle and constant interruptions in the office. But working from home presents its own unique set of […]

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Working Remotely: Communication and Collaboration

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. When communication breaks down, relationships go south, projects languish, and productivity takes a vacation. This is amplified for remote workers. Establishing proper communication practices and using the right collaboration tools […]

Working Remotely: Managing Solitude

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. Working remotely has many benefits as we’ve discussed in this series. It can also be lonely. If you’re working from home, it’s you, the computer and the four walls. Contrast […]