Although not directed specifically at attorneys, this blog piece over at OpenForum is applicable to most practitioners.
Virtually every attorney will claim to be busy, and most truly are. Oftentimes, though, this busy-ness isn’t directly correlated with success – how much of your busy-ness is time spent spinning your wheels? We’ve seen attorney spend hours looking for a misplaced file, or more commonly, the five minutes spent here and there because you’re not organized well enough. It adds up.