Getting Things Done

This Simple Email Habit Will Make You More Productive

To get your email under control, you don’t need to read books, watch a video, buy anything, download anything, or get a fancy email app. All you have to do is start using something that is already built into your email.

Getting Things Done, for Lawyers

How to implement the Getting Things Done (GTD) productivity system in your law practice.

How to Organize Paperless Client Files

Organize paperless client files exactly how you organize paper files now.

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.

Three Lessons Lawyers Can Learn from The Muppets

Lawyers can learn a lot of valuable lessons from the new Muppets Movie. These three Muppet lessons are especially applicable to lawyers.

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.

Should Lawyers Use Getting Things Done (GTD)?

Implementing GTD might be a solid move, especially for lawyers and law firms that are finding they have issues staying on top of everything.

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?