Introduction Anyone who tracks time likely uses certain phrases numerous times per day. While each time entry is unique, it often contains similar components. Those repeated phrases are prime candidates for automated text expansion. Faster billing entries are essential in today's fast moving environment. I use and recommend TextExpander (iOS) and TextExpander (Mac) (there’s also … Continue reading Use TextExpander For Faster Billing Entries
As of 2:30 pm on September 13, 2016, iOS 10 was available for my iPhone. The update is a whopping 1.2GB, but states it is "the biggest release of iOS ever." I'll be posting some thoughts on the new iOS once I've had a chance to download and test. More information on iOS 10 is … Continue reading iOS 10 Available Now
There were lots of items discussed at today's Apple event. Two big items are the new iPhone and a new Watch. The new iPhone has no headphone jack, a super fast processor, and improved camera options. Oh, and Apple no longer offers the 16GB option. Isn't it amazing that 16GB is not enough space anymore? … Continue reading iPhone 7 in your future?
The Write Tool I'm a big fan of using the right (write?) tool for the job. Scrivener, by Literature & Latte is one of the best writing tools I've found for organizing my writing projects and actually getting my writing out the door. Among many other things, the application allows you to collect reference materials … Continue reading Scrivener Comes to iOS
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
If you have ever needed to move your contacts from Outlook for use on another computer, you can use Outlook's import and export feature. Here's a screencast: https://youtu.be/QVInHEx5vXg
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
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
In this video, I detail how to have Outlook open the Today View by default and share a few tips for configuring Outlook to work better for you. How to Configure Outlook
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?