Hiring a virtual assistant will be a godsend, but can you trust them? They can be an invaluable part of your support team. But only if you choose the right ones. Choose well and you receive an incredible amount of free time and revenue. Choose poorly and you may lose
Are you working too hard? Many attorneys feel they’re forced to make a terrible choice. Between their family and work. Or their body and sanity over work. As the demands on attorneys go up, their ability to cope falls. You’re expected to do more with less. What if you’re running
Picture this. You’ve had an amazing day. You blew through numerous letters, documents and filings. You responded to every email and handled every phone call. You finished every meeting early or on time. You outperformed everyone. Today was your day. You were the first one in. You stayed through lunch
Wouldn’t it be nice? Imagine if clients were falling all over themselves to pay early. Imagine clients rushing to turn their invoices in on time. That would be incredible wouldn’t it? Sounds like a pipe dream. I mean come on. If there was a strategy that actually worked, you would
Timekeeping is hard. It’s an important part of managing a successful firm. But it’s a practice that requires a significant amount of discipline and focus. That’s part of what makes it so difficult. You’re focused elsewhere. You’re focused on the briefs and documents you’ll need to write. The paperwork you
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.