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5 Strategies to Improve Your Employee On-boarding Experience

There’s more to a good employee onboarding than a handbook and branded swag. Creating a positive first impression is such a key piece in ensuring your new hire is happy with their decision. Just because they have signed a contract does not mean that loyalty follows. People often make decisions…

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Is the Way You Breathe Making You Anxious?

Breathing sets off a cascade of physical changes in the body that promote either stress or relaxation. Scrolling social media, amid frantic election-related posts and news of escalating COVID-19 cases, you may have come across a friend reminding everyone to just breathe. In Greater Good’s advice for Americans post-election, UC Berkeley professor…

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5 Mindfulness Practices for Difficult Times

1 Nurture hope with gratitude Being grateful for all the good we experience is a first step in cultivating ongoing hope. In prayers, meditations or through exercises like journaling or having a gratitude diary, try to exercise gratitude for at least one thing, person or situation right now in your…

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5 Qualities of Successful Law Firm Webinar Programs

As more and more lawyers and firms increase their webinar programming during the COVID-19 pandemic — both to replace in-person programs and also to step up the delivery of thought leadership — several best practices for successful digital events are becoming apparent. Here are five: Obvious…

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Alternative Ways of Learning: Empower Your People To Excel by Offering Training That Meets Their Needs

All too often, training programs only meet the needs of some trainees — specifically, those who learn like the person putting together the program. Trainees who learn best in other ways are left in the dust; you may even hear them complaining about how training wastes their time. Implementing an…

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Finding Incredible Content Ideas For Your Law Firm’s Website

Table of Contents Understand Your Audience Generate Content Ideas View Competitor Websites Listen to Your Clients Check Forums Use Content Idea Generator Tools Types of Content Website Pages Blogs Email Newsletters How Law Quill Can Help You With Content For Your Law Firm’s Website  Generating content ideas for your law firm’s website…

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5 Things All Employees (and Leaders) Need to Thrive

Leaders everywhere are grappling with the best way forward for their companies’ financial survival, service to customers, and retention of employees. Virtual meetings are happening to develop strategy and tactics to get through the uncertainty. Questions are being asked: What are we certain about? What do we do when disruptive…

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Allocate time strategically in 2021

Richard Stock examines ways for law departments to increase effectiveness and maximize resources Six years ago, the Dec. 20 issue of The Economist featured a piece that asked the question “Why is Everyone So Busy?”, sub-titled in search of lost time. The article was thoughtful yet frustrating because it did not offer…

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Cognitive Load Theory: Explaining our fight for focus

Cognitive Load Theory provides a useful framework for understanding the different ways the pandemic could be playing havoc with your mental function. t seems ages since we started referring to life in these “uncertain times”. For months now, our routines have been disrupted and we’ve been forced to adapt. Anecdotally,…

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Chairlines Blog | Office Ergonomics Tips & Tricks - Work From Home Essentials

Image Credit: https://writix.co.uk/ As we all transition to working from home, it is important to set our work desk into a comfortable and ergonomic place. Don’t forget: – Our bodies still need to be in a neutral and natural position. – Breaks are still necessary. Walk…

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