Archive for October 2013

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3 Common Small Business Fears — And How To Face Them

In case you hadn’t noticed, tomorrow is Halloween and, while it is a time for tricks, treats and making fun of what’s frightening, small business owners would do well to […]

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Rocket Lawyer Hosts Meetup For Silicon Valley Product Managers

Product Managers, the unsung heroes of the tech industry, are the “mini-CEOs” responsible for managing every stage a product’s lifecycle, taking it from an executive-level concept and guiding it through […]

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The Productivity Killer: When A Good Meeting Goes Bad

Have you ever looked at your calendar only to realize that your entire day is booked solid? It has happened to me at the firms I’ve worked at, both big […]

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Using HBase for Managing Legal Documents

Have you ever worked on a document and, after making many changes over time, needed to revert it back to a specific revision? What if you wanted to retrieve only […]

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Obscure, Arcane & Unread: The Literary Life of Law Review Articles

In my day, I’ve sat across from a number of lawyers in their offices, listening to them talk about my assorted legal options in some matter or other. Invariably my […]

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Marketing White Lies: Don’t Promise What You Can’t Deliver

Little white lies have long been a part of marketing. For decades, companies have promised customers the world: the best customer service, life-time warranties, fast food that looks and tastes […]

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Why it is always a good idea, to protect a good idea

Taking an innovation from idea to thriving business is no simple feat — every entrepreneur would do well to pursue the proper legal protections to safeguard what they have sweated […]

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A Lawyer’s Guide To Email At Work

Implementing new technology into the operation of your law practice can be good business. You can use Evernote to take better depositions and better organize case load; social media can […]

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Rocket Lawyer Takes Itself Out to the Ball Game

It was Thursday in San Francisco, hot and humid with a few clouds overhead and no rain in sight — some might even call it earthquake weather. Luckily for the […]

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When Good Law Firms Fire Bad Clients

Several years ago, I came close to simultaneously entering into solo practice and starting my own (non-legal related) business. While the two businesses were mostly unrelated, lessons learned in one […]