Productivity and Lawyer Time Management
As a busy attorney with a new law firm, it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture or the goals you set for your firm. It’s easy to go with the flow of client meetings and other tasks without considering how they connect to your firm, your career, and your life. To stay the course, you need a personal productivity system.
Personal productivity isn’t the same as case or project management. Instead, personal productivity relates to you personally—what you should work on right now, next week, next month, and beyond.
Improving your personal productivity is a front-loaded exercise. Yeah, it takes some sweat to get up and running. But, once you’ve invested that work in learning the system, it’ll become second nature, and you’ll wonder how you got anything done without it.
To get started, follow these steps: