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    May 14th, 2013

    ♫ You can count on me
    I’m gonna get it done, get it done…♫

    Lyrics, music and recorded by Sandwich.

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    Over on Small Firm Innovation, Gwynne Monahan has posed the following challenge:

    Write a post that  describes what quick, uncomplicated, untechnological habits or practices make all the difference to your practice, in 100 words or less.

    OK…nothing like a challenge. So here goes:

    Stop procrastinating.  Now.  Or as Nike says, “Just Do It!”.  Deadlines and to-do’s and such don’t get better with age.  Enter them in your Outlook calendar with associated alarms, flags and ‘Due Dates’.  Use ‘Categories’ to classify them as “Limitation Dates” and such.  Follow up  on them regularly or even better, use shared calendars and have one person in the firm designated to review all important dates weekly and ensure that they are all met.

    Turn yourself around from a procrastinator to a doer.  Let people know that they can count on you.

     

     

    This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 11:34 am and is filed under Adding Value, Business Development, Change Management, Firm Governance, Issues facing Law Firms, Law Firm Strategy, Leadership and Strategic Planning, Make it Work!, personal focus and renewal, Tips. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

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