I want to tell you about a great little productivity tool for lawyers (and the rest of the world). A problem most of us have is organization around our to-dos, our tasks. Attorneys especially have so many tasks to juggle, differing priorities, due dates, importance, etc. that it is difficult to manage it all. As a lawyer coach I am always on the lookout for tools to help my … [Read more...] about A Great Productivity Tool for Lawyers
You get to the the law office on Monday morning and start right to work. Reviewing files, checking email, returning calls, talking to your legal assistant, being busy. But being busy doesn't always mean that you are being productive. Imagine how much more you could accomplish (and how much more money you could make) if your time and tasks were planned as efficiently as … [Read more...] about A Law Firm Meeting with Yourself
When I ask a new lawyer coaching client the question: "What's your marketing budget?" I usually get silence back or a general statement like "Whatever it takes..." Many attorneys haven't given a marketing budget much thought. Of course most of us set budgets in other areas: secretarial expense, law books/online legal access, computers & software, etc. But, when it comes to … [Read more...] about Got a Legal Marketing Budget?
Its the New Year. You have a great opportunity to look at your law practice and decide what changes you want to make in 2011. But first you need to know what the law practice you have looks like. You may think you know but many attorneys are surprised when they do the numbers. Make a list of all of the types of files you have handled during the past year. For general … [Read more...] about The Law Practice You Have