Enhancing Personal Productivity for Legal Support Staff

Tuesday, 25 June 2024
2.00pm to 3.00pm Enhancing Personal Productivity for Legal Support Staff


  • Understand personal prioritisation: learn how to prioritise all your activities and why only 80% of your time should be spent doing important and urgent activities
  • Time boxing:
    • How to effectively manage emails
    • Create space in your day for the most important activities
    • Limit the time spent on distractions
  • Reminder flags: learn a step-by-step method to set up reminder flags that actually work
  • Monthly matter milestones: learn about the importance of a monthly matter milestone list to give you visibility of deadlines in plenty of time to get the work done and how to avoid common mistakes
  • Daily book: learn simple techniques to identify and prioritise your work in a few minutes every day

Presented by Therese Linton, Founder and Principal Consultant, The BASALT Group


Attend and earn 1 CPD hour

Learning Outcomes:
  • Reflect on personal prioritisation and how to prioritise your tasks
  • Learn usefult tips to improve your personal productivity


Therese Linton, Founder and Principal Consultant, The BASALT Group
Therese Linton is a global leader in legal project management and legal process improvement. Over the last decade she’s worked with thousands of lawyers to introduce innovative ways of working that delights clients, reduces stress, improves work-life balance and leads to better legal outcomes. Check out www.basaltgroup.global. Being one of the founders of the field of Legal Project Management and literally wrote the book in 2014, Therese has the practical experience and academic credentials to support you to adopt new ways of working. As part of the work Therese does training and coaching lawyers in Legal Project Management, she discovered that most lawyers have not been introduced to personal productivity concepts that many other professionals take for granted. So, she gathered her selection of the ’best of the best’ personal productivity tools and now the Personality Productivity Skills session is one of the most popular that she delivers. Her latest coaching program The POSITIVE Lawyer is now under development. Find out more about the groundbreaking POSITIVE Lawyer Online learning and coaching program by booking in a FREE initial coaching session with Therese. Therese is uniquely positioned with extensive academic credentials and a project delivery career spanning more than 3 decades. She was a Lecturer for Sydney University’s prestigious Master of Project Management for 7 years and also lectured in Legal Project Management for the College of Law for 3 years. She has written three books – Project Management Essentials, Cengage 2014, Legal Project Management, LexisNexis 2014., and the new Amazon best seller The POSITIVE Lawyer Mindset https://www.amazon.com/POSITIVE-Lawyer%C2%AE-MINDSET-Inspiring-transform/dp/B0B2TW64HT.

This seminar is part of a series

Legal Support Staff Training

Tailored especially for legal support staff and executive assistants, this annual series will provide you with invaluable insights and best practice guidance to thrive in your day-to-day. Learn how to reduce and prevent stress and recognise the difference between stress and burnout. Receive important tips on effective business writing and communication. Understand the ethical dilemmas that you may encounter in a busy practice including how to tactfully approach them. Master personal productivity and learn how to harness technology and automation.


Attend the full series and earn 5 CPD hours

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.


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Enhancing Personal Productivity for Legal Support Staff


Single Session
Tuesday, 25 June 2024
2.00pm to 3.00pm New Zealand
CPD Hours 1
Online 20240716 20240625


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