Tag Archives: Time Management

Manage Space as Well as Time to Increase Productivity

An article entitled “10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing your Work Life” by David Lavenda, published appropriately early in the new year by Entrepreneur, offers ten tips on improving your work-life productivity. Lavenda points out that all of us have too many things demanding our time and attention, and we need to establish protocols, habits and mindsets … Continue Reading

Should Managing Partners Structure Their Days like Multimillionaires do?

In the past two years, Kelsey Humphreys, a contributing writer at Entrepreneur.com, has interviewed successful individuals from a range of fields for her podcast and video series The Pursuit. Her interviewees have included, among many others, real estate mogul and Shark Tank regular Barbara Corcoran, authors Seth Godin and Michael Hyatt, self-help guru Tony Robbins and broadcaster … Continue Reading

2012 Law Firm Strategy Lessons from the Apollo 13 Moon Mission

Your law firm’s success in 2012 may require considerable ingenuity under extreme pressure just as it did from the crew of Apollo 13 for their safe return to Earth. Apollo 13 was the third mission in the American Apollo space program intended to land on the Moon. The number 2 oxygen tank in the Service … Continue Reading

Recovering from information overload (McKinsey Quarterly)

All of the Managing Partners with whom I work are devoured by their "multitasking work environments".  "Recovering from information overload" (McKinsey Quarterly, January 2011) authors Derek Dean and Caroline Webb have succinctly laid out their take on the problems and solutions: Problems (multitasking): slows us down, hampers creativity and makes us anxious and it’s addictive) Solutions … Continue Reading

Attorney at Work Delivers Daily Ideas for Lawyers

I am honoured to be in the esteemed company of the publishers and advisors of Attorney at Work that promises “One Really Good Idea Every Day” There is no cost to subscribe and the ideas will flow starting in January. I recommend that you subscribe now Congratulations in particular to my long time friend, Merrilyn Tarlton who … Continue Reading

Finding Success in a Global Paradox (Keynote ALPMA Sydney 22 Oct 2010 — Password Protected — registered participants only)

  Download by clicking on image or HERE  Registered participants were provided with Password in session.… Continue Reading

THANK YOU Patrick Lamb for your “WOW” post

Patrick Lamb is synonymous with Valorem Law Group which is a driving force in changing how legal services are valued and acquired. After learning that Jordan Furlong was joining us, here’s (an excerpt from) what he posted: It’s like adding Wayne Gretzky in his prime to the team that already was the best team in … Continue Reading

Law Firm Email Volumes Must be Reduced

Today’s story in the Register, Server bug cripples Dublin law firms, is about Dublin law firms getting one-half million unwanted emails on top what Is likely a large volume in the first place. I contend that the usual flow of emails is crippling. So, at Edge International, we are working with pilot clients on dramatically … Continue Reading

Jim Calloway brings us The Smorgasbord Effect

“The Smorgasbord Effect. Our choices are like a smorgasbord at a restaurant, so many, that we try to take a little of each and thus overload our plates. We need to return to the restaurant model, where we make a deliberate choice, and then enjoy a fixed amount of food. It has been noted by … Continue Reading
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