Divorce- When it is a War, Both Parties May Very Well Lose, Consider Collaborative Divorce
Posted on 02-21-2016 by Santo Artusa

DIVORCE-WHEN YOU LET IT ALL OUT OF THE BAG, SOMETIMES THERE IS NO TURNING BACK, EVER, BEWARE You may have heard the stories, you may have been through it, you may know people who have been divorced, but all divorces are not created equal. A divorce can be one of the biggest life changing events in... Read More

Composing an RFP? 3 Things to Avoid
Posted on 11-30-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Kelly Knaub Competition between law firms vying for new work can be intense, and attorneys responding to requests for proposals may be tempted to do everything in their power to dazzle the corporations seeking outside legal... Read More

Having a hard time retaining clients? 3 Tips from Those That Keep Firing Their Firms
Posted on 11-19-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Melissa Maleske Twenty percent of large law firms report they lose four of their top 10 clients every year, and bringing in new clients can cost eight to 12 times more than getting business from a current one, according to... Read More

Looking for New Hacks To Improve Your Productivity? Check Out These Tricks
Posted on 11-09-2015 by Chad Troyan

We all like to be productive, but sometimes we may not know how to. Well don’t worry because USA Today has got your back! Here are four hacks to help make your days more productive. Read More

Greatness is what you want, right? 10 mental paths to greatness
Posted on 11-02-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

We all want to be great, however not everyone is. So how can we achieve greatness? According to the Huffington Post , here are 10 mental paths to greatness. 1. The Power of Possibility Ask yourself questions such as: What's possible for you? How fast do you think you can run? How... Read More

5 time management errors that'll rob you of your time
Posted on 10-26-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Time is important to us. We value it. So it never puts us in good mood when we feel it is being wasted. Luckily for us Fast Company is here to help us with 5 time management errors that will waste your time. 1. Waiting For Permission Many people don’t have formal flexible schedules; they work... Read More

One App for all your needs!
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Boss Note

BossNote is your personal assistant in the Cloud available on iPhone, iPad and Web. Organize and keep your information together with BossNote - it is a simple application that combines the functions of Notepad, Calendar, and Cloud Storage. BossNote allows you to create notes, set alarms for important... Read More

Your handwriting: What it reveals about you [infographic] #WritingLegally
Posted on 10-07-2015 by Christina Alge

It’s amazing the things we learn each and every day. Take for instance this: People who tend to write rounded letters tend to be creative and artistic . Additionally, people who dot the “I” high above, they tend to have a great imagination . Deriving characteristics such as the ones... Read More

Staying Focused in the Digital Age: What to do when work & life hours merge together?
Posted on 10-06-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

We wake up to the alarm at 7am and (more times that we’d like to admit) the first thing we do is reach for our phones. Follow that up with a lengthy drive to work only to turn on our computers and start typing away. In today’s “digital age,” staying focused on any specific task... Read More

Patience ... patience ... patience: 5 practices to being a patient leader
Posted on 10-05-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

“Patience is a virtue” , it’s a line that we all have probably heard at some point in our lives. While it may get old, it still holds a lot of truth and is a key trait that leaders should hone. IF you don’t’ currently hone that trait, here are 5 practices to being a patient... Read More

Hobbled by perfection? You can escape - 3 practices to overpower your perfectionism
Posted on 10-05-2015 by Christina Alge

Perfection is typically viewed as a positive thing, but the truth is, it can be harmful too. In fact, the obsession to achieve perfection is counterproductive in many instances. So how do you avoid falling in this trap? Follow these three strategies from Michael Hyatt . 1. Change your perspective ... Read More

5 time management mistakes that'll stall your time management success
Posted on 09-21-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

One of the biggest traits an employee could possess is time management. While helpful, it comes with gaffes too. Here are five management mistakes that could prevent time management success according to Fast Company . 1. Not Prioritizing Tasks If you fail to prioritize task, you enable the possibility... Read More

Does your confidence need a boost? 5 "pick me up" tactics
Posted on 09-18-2015 by Christina Alge

Life can be hard sometimes and some of us may be in need of a confidence boost. So for those who are look for that boost, here are 5 things you can do according to Inc. . 1. Stay away from negativity and bring on the positivity Take a break from that Debbie Downer in your life. Stop focusing on the... Read More

The value of thanking people [Infographic]
Posted on 09-11-2015 by Sudip Chaudhuri

Appreciation for your workforce can go a long way. As you already know, engagement not only increases the productivity of employees and leaders within the workplace, and e mployees are easily motivated by praise from a manager and attention. Oftentimes, opportunities are provided by granting recognition... Read More

It's Time To Go (Solo That Is) - 15 Signs It's Time For The Change
Posted on 08-18-2015 by Christina Alge

Are you tired of working in firm or corporate environment? Have you ever thought to yourself “it’s time to go”? You wouldn’t be alone. Many people have considered leaving their current job to open a solo practice, but how do you know when it is time to go (solo that is)? According... Read More

Braving your critics: 6 lessons on loving criticism
Posted on 08-12-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Criticism can be hard for some to take. Sometimes it can hurt while other times it can truly be constructive. But how can you learn to love criticism? Thanks to employees at Inc . here are 6 lessons to consider: 1. Keep an internal file “I get a sense when criticism is coming. It may be because... Read More

Being a successful leader: How do you measure up? 7 changes
Posted on 08-10-2015 by Sudip Chaudhuri

What makes a good leader? There are plenty of things that go into that, but there are some trends that can help answer that. According to Forbes , here are 7 changes you can make to be a better leader. 1. A Healthy Relationship With Yourself It’s been said by some that “ The most important... Read More

Say the word "done": If you did, you've now powered up your productivity. Here's why
Posted on 07-31-2015 by Chad Troyan

Done. Not that’s not the end of this post. In fact, this is just the beginning. You are probably wondering why I said “done”. I did it to power up my productivity, at least that is what I’m told it does. According to Fast Company , saying the word ‘done’ can help... Read More

Doctors and Lawyers—Employers That Incentivize Good Health May Need to Consult Both
Posted on 07-27-2015 by Christina Alge

It’s a common desire for people to want to be healthy, however as of late, companies have been the ones who have pushed their employees to be healthy. Thanks to Corporate Law Advisory and R. Scott Oswald , managing principal, and Tom Harrington , principal, both at The Employment Law Group in Washington... Read More

Brawling with your inbox #WritingLegally
Posted on 07-27-2015 by Chad Troyan

It’s Monday. You are probably already feeling that “Monday dread”; that “I wish the weekend could be three days instead of two” feeling. You know what will make it even better? - Opening your Outlook email. I am totally kidding when I say this, as I know some of us cringe... Read More

Pop Quiz: Is Your Work-Life Balance Healthy?
Posted on 07-17-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Do you feel you are unbalanced in regards to your work-life balance? If so try taking this quick quiz from Business News Daily to gauge how balanced you are. Answer each question with True or False and see how balanced (or unbalanced) you really are. 1. __________ My life and work demands often interfere... Read More

Multimillionaire the self-made way: 7 steps to getting there
Posted on 06-26-2015 by Sudip Chaudhuri

We all have dreamed that we were a millionaire, but for some of us dreaming about was just not good enough. For those of you who want to reach that dream, Entrepreneur has 7 steps to getting there. 1. Decide to Be A Multimillionaire The first thing you have to do is decide you want to be a self-made... Read More

Top 10 Admirable Attributes of a Great Employee [Infographic]
Posted on 06-22-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

We already know that the most successful companies in the world have very engaged employees. It’s also important to remember that employees need to be performing awesomely in order to have an amazing culture within their office. Company culture and employee engagement is a 2-sided gig. Workplace... Read More

Are you a night owl or an early riser? 9 scientific insights into larks vs. owls
Posted on 06-15-2015 by Chad Troyan

It’s 9 o’clock in the morning , are you just waking up after a long-night sleep or are you just getting home from a long and entertaining night? If you know the answer to this, you probably know if you are a “night owl” or a “lark” (morning person). Each of these titles... Read More

Work Smarter – Not Harder: A how-to on better managing your time [Infographic]
Posted on 06-01-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

As we are embarking on summer, working smarter now harder is especially important. In fact, getting a head in your career doesn’t always mean sucking up to the boss or putting in 60 hours a week. Thanks to the guys as How-To Geek , this Infographic gives a few simple mental tricks can improve... Read More