Work Life Balance

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Koyaanisqatsi is a word in the Hopi Indian language which means “Life out of balance.”...

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Time Management

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How to go from being busy to being productive Have you had a productive day...

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The Pareto Principle

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Don't let the title stop you from reading. Simply put, the Pareto Principle states that...

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What they don’t teach you in law school – the importance of marketing

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You've got a great result in a case.  Whether it is a big verdict, or...

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Referring cases to other lawyers

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I don't handle that type of case, but you should call "_____" What to look...

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Office Manuals

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Whenever someone in my office did something wrong, they would always say, “but you didn’t...

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Declining Clients

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We all need clients to make our practices run. However, not all clients are created...

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My Favorite Things

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Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens These are a few of my favorite things...

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Disaster Planning

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What's the worst that can happen? Think it won't happen to you? Hopefully not, but...

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The Forest for the Trees – 411 and Directory Assistance

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I learned a surprising thing about my firm recently. I learned that none of my...

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Cloud computing for your law firm

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It seems like the new buzzword in lawyer technology is "The Cloud." First things first...

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Business Cards

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What does your card say about you? There used to be an American Express commercial...

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Branching Out

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Over the past years, I have often contemplated opening a satellite or branch office. I feel like I have successfully developed my practice in one geographic area and could replicate my success in a different neighborhood. Chicago and its surrounding...

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