Last night I lectured to the Barbieri Inn of Court – a specialty group of lawyers in the Philadelphia area who primarily handle workers’ compensation cases – about the requirement that lawyers be technologically competent. I discussed everything from cellphone security to ransomware.
But today I realized that for some lawyers the bar for technological competence is much, much lower, perhaps below ground level.… Read the rest
When Allison Shields and I authored How to Do More in Less Time: The Complete Guide to Increasing Your Productivity and Improving Your Bottom Line, we included tips for being more productive in how lawyers manage our days, and our staff, etc. We also included tips for improving a lawyer’s (and really anyone’s) use of technology. After all to be productive, we all must manage our time.… Read the rest
For years, I have written and lectured about the bump-up in productivity that results when you use a large monitor. But, like many people, I’m not a big fan of dual screens, and the price difference between 22/23 inch and larger monitors has been dramatic. But not anymore. I just purchased a 27 inch Samsung monitor for $259.99 at BJ’s, and the display is gorgeous.… Read the rest
On April 7, 2010, Dan Siegel will present “How to Do 90 Minutes of Work in 60,” his popular presentation featuring tips – for everyone, not just lawyers – about how to make your computer more user-friendly and accomplish more with fewer keystrokes and in less time. The presentation will be on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.… Read the rest