Clear your Outlook inbox, clear your mind

The Indiana Lawyer recently published my article on getting to Inbox 0.  From the article: Why strive for Inbox Zero? The simple answer is because it allows you to be in control rather than be controlled. You get the email out of your inbox and choose when you will respond. Conceptually, Inbox Zero is easy … Continue reading Clear your Outlook inbox, clear your mind

How To: Add card in Outlook Automatically

I regularly get asked how to automatically add my vCard (electronic business card) in Outlook automatically to each email I send.  I show you how here: https://youtu.be/hAQrnRFXOLE Keep in mind that Outlook will always show the image of your vCard with this method.  You may want to add some contact information in text only to your signature … Continue reading How To: Add card in Outlook Automatically

Start Your Day in Outlook Today

Recently, the Indiana Lawyer published an article I wrote titled "Give yourself a fresh perspective on Outlook."  From the article: Outlook is a powerful personal information manager. With a few tweaks, you can set the program to show you important and relevant information for the day, rather than being driven by the latest and loudest … Continue reading Start Your Day in Outlook Today

What do to when a client asks: what information do I need to provide?

Lawyers: How many times has this happened you?  A client requests what information he or she needs to provide before your initial meeting. You think it through, and draft an email or letter with a list of the requested information. You send the email or letter, happy to be done with the task. To take … Continue reading What do to when a client asks: what information do I need to provide?

Like [newer] music? You’ll like Amazon Prime

Several years ago, my wife and I tried Amazon Prime. At the time, we didn't really take advantage of all we were paying for and ended up cancelling the service without really testing it out. Fast forward a few years. Our third child was born. With the kids now spanning ages 0-11 and an eight … Continue reading Like [newer] music? You’ll like Amazon Prime

Black Friday Sales (Mac Bundle)

StackSocial is running a bundle deal ($39.99) of some great Mac apps (referral link available here). I was particularly interested in this bundle because it includes PDFpen 7, Dropzone, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, and BusyContacts. With PDFpen, I can now use Hazel to further automate my paperless system (more on that in future posts). There's a … Continue reading Black Friday Sales (Mac Bundle)

3 reasons to consider using an Apple Watch

The Indiana Lawyer recently published an article I wrote on why I like the Apple Watch.  From the article: There’s not one feature that says buy the Apple Watch. Instead, it’s all the little things it does that add up to a helpful device. It sits on your wrist and gets out of the way. … Continue reading 3 reasons to consider using an Apple Watch