Category : Work Flow

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Doing LESS Can Make You a MORE Productive Attorney: Here’s the Science

Aug 29, 2018

In a previous post, we began debunking the notion that an overly busy attorney is a happy attorney—let alone a successful one. Lawyers who are too busy to enjoy life, by definition, are not enjoying life. The same holds true with any profession. Yet while productivity does lead to greater fulfillment, the science clearly shows […]

Maximizing Your Law Firm’s Resources for Better Results

How to Make the Most of Your Law Firm’s Limited Resources

May 24, 2018

How often do we say to ourselves, “I wish I had more of _____,” or “If only we had ____.”? It doesn’t matter what you put in the blank. Every small to mid-sized law firm (every human!) feels the strain of limited resources from time to time, especially during the startup phase. At the end […]

3 Ways to Streamline Tedious Tasks in Your Law Firm

3 Things You’re Doing in Your Law Firm that You Can Put on Autopilot Almost Instantly

May 17, 2018

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. —William Penn Have you ever heard an attorney complain about having too much spare time? (Other than sarcastically, I mean.) The overworked lawyer has become the accepted stereotype of the profession, to the point that if you’re not too busy, people wonder what you’re […]

Clean your website: Stop these 4 Google No-Nos

Dec 31, 2015

SEO is one of those things that everyone knows a little bit about but not enough to really be effective. If you have tried to dodge the rules of Google, you can’t run and you can’t hide. Eventually your site will be penalized and the traffic you were seeking will all but dry up. Take […]

There’s still time: 6 steps to 2016 planning

Dec 21, 2015

As the year winds down, panic can begin to set in as you begin to think another year is going by without serious thought given to your 2016 planning. As with anything else of value, it isn’t going to get done unless you commit time, brain power and a serious level of importance to doing […]

When do you hire a sales person?

Jul 6, 2015

Ask yourself this question: If an unexpected opportunity arose in your life, could you take the day off to take advantage of it? If you have to answer NO to this question because taking a day off literally costs you thousands of dollars and you are the only one to “make the doughnuts” each day, […]

Do you empty the waste baskets in YOUR law firm?

Aug 20, 2014

How efficient is the workflow in your law firm? Have you ever worked for a small family business? I mention this because the subject I am going to address here is usually easier to identify in a small family business than in a larger corporate environment. It happens everywhere. It’s just easier to target in […]

The Top Three Reasons Law Firms are Repositioning to the Cloud

Jul 31, 2014

Cloud used to mean a white fluffy puff of vapor in the sky or something distractions did to block better judgment. But today, “cloud” has become a term we hear every day with reference to how individuals and businesses store their data and run their computer applications. The days of investing in larger hard drives […]

And the winner is….?

Jun 24, 2014

You may have read or heard me talk about the five senses of communication—talking about lead conversion is one of my favorite topics. The subject of five senses usually comes up when I am teaching clients about how they MUST communicate with leads until they BUY, DIE or UNSUBSCRIBE. Why only communicate in one way? […]

Are you a wallflower? Here are some tips of how to bloom!

Mar 11, 2014

Modern workplaces can make it very difficult for people who are naturally introverted to believe that they are going to be able to genuinely thrive in their work. For one thing, picking the right career in the first place is the biggest tip to achieving success at work. For introverts, this often means looking for […]

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