Did you know the iPhone offers an easy way to sign PDFs? I find in my practice that I often need a client to review and sign a document. This can sometimes cause issues for my clients as they don’t have easy access to a printer and scanner. This can add delay to getting a … Continue reading How to sign a PDF using your iPhone
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
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
Recently, I was re-introduced to the Spark email management app for iOS. Since Mailbox by Dropbox is being retired in 2016, Spark caught my attention as a viable replacement. Several of Readdle's apps are on sale through Christmas. But, Spark is free for now. Get a discount on your favorite apps and be super productive in … Continue reading T3:40 | Spark Email Client for iOS
The Indiana Lawyer published an article I wrote recently on adjusting your to-do list to help beat procrastination. From the article: A few tips: First, make a separate task for each discrete action. Second, set a due date. You can always adjust, but due dates and reminders can help you build the habit of reviewing … Continue reading T3:39 | to-do list adjustments to help beat procrastination
The Indiana Lawyer recently published an article I wrote providing some tips for scanning while out of the office. From the article: Mobile scanning apps continue to improve and get easier to use. With a little practice, you can become comfortable with scanning from your mobile device. Here's the link. What are your favorite mobile scanning … Continue reading T3:38 | Scanning tips for the mobile lawyer
Investigating the rise of the standing desk I started researching standing desks after reading this post from Michael Hyatt. I spend a lot of hours behind a desk or a table in my job and want to ensure that I'm being as healthy as I can while working. While I am fairly active, I still … Continue reading T3:37 | Are standing desks worth it?
Recently, Apple revamped iTunes and its music service. Many keys have been tapped writing about the pros and cons of Apple Music and how it works (a good overview is available here and here's a good podcast on the subject). One big change is the ability to stream a large portion of Apple's music catalog. … Continue reading T3:36 | Is Apple Music right for you?
Last week, I noted that the Workflow app was on sale. I just checked and it is still on sale. Get it at the reduced cost while you can. Once you start using it, you will find more and more uses for it. When you first open the app, you will have the option of viewing the … Continue reading T3:35 | Getting Started with Workflow
Last week, I had the privilege of presenting at the Indiana State Bar Association's Solo and Small Firm Conference. My session was titled Technology for Time Management. I covered some tips for getting more out of your existing technology and some suggestions for how to use some of my favorite apps (including TextExpander, Drafts 4, and Workflow). … Continue reading T3:34 | Technology for Time Management