Practice Development Quick-Reads for April 2019

Don’t Let the “When/Then” Illusion Hold You Back

One the most effective ways we keep from taking action that would otherwise be good for us is by succumbing to the “when/then” illusion. It’s rooted in our emotions (often the emotion of fear), but we experience it in our heads through the internal dialog we have when confronted with an opportunity to take a positive (though uncomfortable) action. (Read the rest of the original post here on the blog)

Navigating the Maze of Attorney Advertising Rules

Are you 100% certain that you know how to stay on the right side of your state’s ethics rules when it comes to marketing your practice? Double-check that you aren’t operating under a misapprehension about what they really allow. 

Assign Shortcut Keys To Commonly Used Symbols In MS Word

Any time you can shave a few seconds off an action you repeat regularly, you’re smart to leverage these opportunities. They may seem small, but they can add up to surprisingly increased efficiency. Here’s a useful tip you and your staff can leverage when using MS Word.  

Educating Clients About the Dangers of Social Media Activity

We all know that the use of social media has become pervasive and can yield plenty of useful – and potentially damaging – information about others.You and your clients need to understand the risks that social media presents to a successful outcome in their litigation. 

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