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SSMT #96 –Grammarly –Now Even Better!

March 22, 2022


I’ve written at length about one of my favorite productivity apps, Grammarly, which was a browser-wide spelling and grammar check tool until recently. I move quickly, and up until Grammarly, I used to send a tremendous number of typos in my emails.  One of the biggest features that was always missing, that I always dreamed of, was […]

  • March 22, 2022

Back to Basics: What’s multi-factor authentication – and why should I care?

March 16, 2022


There’s the old-fashioned, insecure approach to logging into your bank account: using your username and password for most of your online accounts. You’re in. You can carry on with what you were doing. Not so fast! If you use five or fewer passwords for all of your accounts, you may create a “domino effect” that […]

  • March 16, 2022

Does Your Practice Need a Document Management System?

March 1, 2022


When Should Your Law Firm Consider Adding a Document Management Software? Your Files/Documents are fragmented and scattered. Your file system is a mess of unstructured folders You need to classify and annotate documents You need robust search capabilities You are concerned that your current documentation system will not comply with the ABA requirements for data […]

  • March 1, 2022

Process Makes Perfect

February 15, 2022


In my last article, I discussed the benefits of leveraging outside sources with well-defined and established processes and taking this approach in certain situations instead of hiring someone. The primary focus was outside processes. In this second part, we will dive into why ‘process makes perfect’ and how to go about creating processes in your […]

  • February 15, 2022

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #95–Using the Force to Move Forward

January 25, 2022


When your Mac is misbehaving,and an app becomes unresponsive, you may need to forcequit the apptoget back to work. As (almost) always, there are several techniques for forcing quittingan unresponsive appin macOS. Important reminder: Force quitting an app will not provide anyprompts asking you to save your work. When should you use this option? When […]

  • January 25, 2022