Documenting your workflows is boring but essential if you want to crank the gears of your law business, and evolve into something that doesn’t depend on you doing all the work and making all the decisions.
Why is it so hard to document workflows? Well, it has to do with the nature of the work we do, which is mostly information processing that’s intangible and ephemeral. But if you learn to visualize the work in the way I describe in this episode you’ll find it a lot easier to map your workflows, and then steadily refine them in a way that leads to blissful freedom.
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Also, you might want to download my free Guide to Working Smarter in the Digital Age (to help you optimize your practice —so you start working less and relaxing more).
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P.S. If you want to create better systems for your practice, check out this Ultimate Guide.