It feels like everybody uses Excel for time tracking. Okay, maybe not everyone, but definitely the majority. Most legal professionals use Excel to track their time. It’s an industry standard. There are Excel templates everywhere. Why use anything else? This rationale makes sense. Most legal professionals are already using it.
Your client has an inconvenient request. They want you to send invoices to multiple contacts. It’s inconvenient, messy and confusing. Does this mean you’ll need to accept payment from each of these contacts? What about payments? Are you expected to chase each contact for payment as each contact tells you
Unacceptable payment terms. It’s an easy way to lose good clients. Sometimes it’s a major issue for you, other times it’s an issue for your clients. Handle this thorny issue poorly and you lose your client. How do you handle it well? That’s a thorny issue that’s often addressed with
Quick, take a guess. What’s the fastest way to boost productivity, increase your firm’s revenue by 50 percent and strengthen client relationships? There’s a simple strategy you can use to achieve these results almost overnight. Give up? Dump your time tracking spreadsheets. If you’re using an excel spreadsheet to manage
There’s so much lawyers can automate, yet they believe automation is risky. That’s the hidden fear many attorneys have. There’s a fear that automation won’t work consistently or that devastating mistakes will be made. Are these fears unfounded? Absolutely. In the ultimate guide to automation, I shared the strategies and tactics
Smart lawyers leverage technology to minimize those monotonous tasks that just aren’t an efficient use of time. There are opportunities everywhere to streamline the efficiency of your firm, but you need to know where to look. If you’re like most attorneys, you’ve got too many responsibilities and still find yourself