25July, 2014

Outlook Tip: Finding Unread Mail

Regardless of the different techniques and services you might use to manage your Outlook Inbox, there will come a day when you amass too many messages in your Inbox and thereby lose track of your unread messages.  When that happens, you need a way to quickly access your unread messages to then sort and respond […]

19July, 2014

Surface Tension: Microsoft’s Tablet is No Match for the iPad

I consider myself an agnostic, as battles get fought between the ultimate utility of Apple versus Microsoft products. I use Windows products at work, and have a PC laptop at home; but, I also have an iPad (and have had an Android smartphone and a Blackberry). I tried a Macintosh once, in college, over ten […]

17July, 2014

August and Everything After: Boston is the Hub of Legal Conferences This Summer

This summer, Boston is the place to be for legal conferences, with a number of major organizations invading, in support of significant events.

The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE) and the American Bar Association (ABA) will all host events in our fair city during the first week of […]

4July, 2014

Aspirational Passwords: Change Your (Log-In) Habits

I recently came across this first person account of a man who tied his work-required password changes to personal, life goals. Following a divorce, the struggling author changed his password to: ‘Forgive@h3r’. After typing the passphrase over and over again, for a month, he had done so. He used the same technique to quit smoking, […]

3July, 2014

Fast Five: Twitter Tips for Beginners

It seems like more and more lawyers are interested in joining Twitter. If you’re one of them, you’ll want to start strong, because a lot of people don’t.

Here are five tips for starting your journey from Twitter beginner to maestro.

(1) Use a professional headshot for your avatar. Don’t be an egghead . . . or, […]