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Are You a Procrastinator? [video]

Are you a procrastinator? Do you have some items that just sit on your to-do list forever and you just never get around to them? Yesterday I was doing a presentation on productivity and one of the attendees said to me, “What do I do when I have tasks that I procrastinate on because I have anxiety about them, I’m concerned that I won’t be able to do them well, or they’re just tasks that I hate doing or tasks that I find boring?”  I have a couple of strategies that might help you if you’re in any of these situations, and I’m sure all three of these are familiar probably to all …

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Three Ways to Sabotage Time-Blocking [Video]

Hi, I’m Allison Johs, President of Legal Ease Consulting, where I help lawyers create more productive, more profitable, and more enjoyable law practices. In my last video, I talked about using a technique called time blocking to schedule time on your calendar to get important work done. I have found time blocking to be effective …

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Why I’m Not a Fan of “Best Practices” in Legal Marketing

Are you following current best practices in your marketing? Actually, I hate the term “best practices,” and here are three reasons I think lawyers should consider ignoring them – at least when it comes to their marketing. First, the term “best practices” implies that there is a one-size-fits-all approach that you should take. But the …

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Using Color to Manage Your Outlook Calendar and Email

Are you a visual person? If so, today’s productivity tip is for you! Color coding important appointments and email messages in Outlook to help you manage your calendar and that mountain of email messages we all receive every day. Watch the video, or scroll down to read more. I don’t know about you, but when …

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