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Avoiding Unplanned Phone Calls [video]

(Jump to video) Are unplanned phone calls interrupting your work? In this series of videos, I’ve been talking about distractions or interruptions and how they reduce your productivity and prevent you from focusing on your most important work. One of the most common distractions for lawyers is the telephone. I recommend that, whenever possible, you …

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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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Improve Law Firm Collaboration and Productivity with G Suite

Improve Your Law Firm’s Collaboration and Productivity with G Suite

Introduction Looking to improve workplace collaboration & productivity within your law practice? Miles Hischier, of HiView Solutions, a Google Integration Partner, authored this article for Lawyer Meltdown to share insights about how law firms can use Google G Suite for work email, project collaboration, and document storage. Learn about G Suite  and the popular features …

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Tips to Avoid Lawyer Meltdown [Interview]

I was recently interviewed by Law Firm Suites for their “Ask the Expert” series. They asked me for some tips for avoiding lawyer meltdown, as well as other tips for solo practitioners, especially new solos. The interview was a good reminder of one of the lessons I’ve learned in my practice – to quote from …

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How to Do More In Less Time Podcast

Having difficulty managing your workload? Think you could be more productive? My newest book, How to Do More In Less Time: The Complete Guide to Increasing Your Productivity and Improving Your Bottom Line may help. The first part of the book will provide you with strategies to help you manage your day to day tasks, while the …

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LinkedIn Updates and Changes Every Lawyer Should Know

LinkedIn has been busy making even more changes to its platform lately. Here’s a summary of some of the changes and updates you should know about: Skills and Endorsements LinkedIn’s previously named “Skills and Expertise” section has been re-named “Skills and Endorsements” in part due to feedback LinkedIn received from lawyers who advised that many …

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Two Time-Saving Apps for Lawyers

I hate wasting time, and I’m always on the lookout for ways to accomplish more in less time, to eliminate unnecessary steps, and generally to make my life easier so that I can concentrate on what’s most important. In this article, I cover two more of my favorite time-saving apps that help me to do …

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