Getting Things Done

Hacking Your Morning Routine

I see fellow members of the bar rush into court with their tie half undone and their notes in disarray on a regular basis. A regular enough basis that I assume others must be struggling to get everything done in the morning. So it is with fellow busy morning people in mind that I share this advice.

Solving the Multitasking Problem?

I have two monitors on both my home and office computers. At any given time I have 6-15 tabs open in Chrome. I talk on the phone, review my calendar, and respond to e-mail at the same time. And, apparently, it is slowly increasing my stress, demolishing my productivity, and possibly hurting my IQ. It […]

Tune Out Technology

Reduce technology usage when not at work and it will increase productivity

Find a Niche and Stick with It

Solo attorneys in a niche practice are more efficient, more confident, and more successful.

Tips for the Breastfeeding Lawyer

In belated honor of World Breastfeeding Week, here are some tips for the breastfeeding lawyer.

Design Your Law Firm Around What Works for You

Solo attorneys and small firms should design their practices around what technology, marketing plans, and practice management styles work for them.

Increase Productivity by Simplifying

How lawyers can increase productivity by eliminating distractions and simplifying what technology they use.

Harry Potter: Lessons for Lawyers

The Harry Potter books offer numerous life lessons. Several of them are spot on for any attorney.

Enhance Productivity With Intelligent Scheduling

How to enhance your productivity by intelligently scheduling tasks based on when you are most and least productive.

Top Creativity Productivity Boosters

What can you do to boost your creativity? The top two things you can do are carry a journal and turn off the television. Are you up to the challenge?

Use Taskforce with Gmail to Increase Productivity

How lawyers can use Taskforce for Gmail to increase their daily productivity.

Use Gmail Minimalist to Simplify Gmail

How lawyers can simplify Gmail to reduce distractions and increase productivity.

Address Personality Conflicts Instead of Avoiding Them

How attorneys can address personality conflicts with opposing counsel and co-workers.

Online CLEs from Rocket Matter

Why attorneys should try RocketCLE for their next online CLE.

How Attorneys Can Maximize Slow Days

How attorneys can stay productive during slow days.