Tag Archives: productivity

Video: Streamline Your Practice for Greater Success

Video: Streamline Your Practice for Greater Success

In this competitive legal market, small changes in the way firms handle their business can make the difference between success and simply getting by. Productivity, efficiency and the quality of client service are key elements to profitable firms and satisfied clients. In this video, explore how firms can better manage matters to deliver optimal results. Thank You to our Sponsor. Featured ... Read More »

Video: Increasing Productivity Through Billing

Video: Increasing Productivity Through Billing

What if you could get your client bills out sooner and get paid faster? There are ways to generate bills that will improve your bottom line and increase productivity. In this webinar hosted by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center, discover how to take advantage of the many opportunities for more efficient billing practices. Thank you to our Sponsor Featured image: “High ... Read More »

Four Quick Productivity Tips for Your Practice

Four Quick Productivity Tips for Your Practice

We’re all looking for ways to save a little bit of time in our busy schedules. Whether you use that free time to do extra work, catch up on sleep, or spend time with the family is up to you. Here are four popular productivity tips we’ve been using recently: Bookmark Your PDFs Long documents can become unwieldy and difficult ... Read More »

New Year, New Resolutions:  Accomplish Your Tasks with Wunderlist

New Year, New Resolutions: Accomplish Your Tasks with Wunderlist

As a list-lover, I’ve tested a number of productivity applications with and without success.  Most recently, I began using an excellent app called Wunderlist.  Recently, the developer, 6Wunderkinder, a Berlin-based startup company with offices in China, India, and Israel, received $19 million dollars in Series B funding to expand to the United States and enhance the app.  Since its inception ... Read More »

Coming Soon: “Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers”

Coming Soon: “Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers”

Legal clients are responding to today’s unprecedented financial pressures by demanding better predictability, cost-effectiveness and communication from their outside legal service providers. They give their business to those who can manage legal work efficiently—and take it away from those who can’t or won’t. Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers provides any attorney with practical skills and methods for ... Read More »

Email Shortcuts: Faster and Safer

Email Shortcuts: Faster and Safer

Chances are good that the bulk of the email you send each week goes to a handful of the same people – your assistant, a partner, your spouse, and so forth.  The time you spend creating each email and addressing it can add up, and each new message becomes an opportunity to inadvertently type in the wrong email address. Email ... Read More »

Quick Tip: Email Folders as Productivity Tools

Quick Tip: Email Folders as Productivity Tools

We tend to look at email folders primarily as organizational tools. Depending on your personal preference or firm policy, you may have folders for each client or matter, for special projects or internal working groups, or you may even have folders arranged to mirror an existing paper file system. But email folders can also serve as incredibly simple and effective ... Read More »

Quick Tip: Combine Multiple Links

Quick Tip: Combine Multiple Links

Need to share a list of links?  Normally this is easy: just open an email or Word document and paste the links in.  But how do you share that list of links in the era of Twitter and Facebook? The obvious but less-than-desirable answer is to spam your followers with a series of posts or status updates, each of which ... Read More »

The Case for an Empty Inbox

The Case for an Empty Inbox

Excerpted and adapted from The Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010 by Ben M. Schorr, now available from LPM Publishing. The book is also available as an e-book for Apple devices on the iBookstore. Outlook, for most people, is all about e-mail, so I thought it best that we start our explorations right there. The chances are excellent that you receive a considerable volume ... Read More »