Authored by: Ollie Lammers
Running your law firm efficiently and effectively can come with a lot of trial and error. You want to ensure you assign projects to your team and have the ability to follow up without feeling overwhelmed.
Having a visual system to run different cases or projects can help you and your team meet client needs. Our brains process visuals faster than words, and keeping all of the information for a project in one spot can help keep you and your team on track.
According to Attorneyatwork.com, here are a few ways running your law firm with visuals can help.
Having a visual system in place allows you and your team to see tasks for every project. Seeing the tasks can help you assign tasks to your team members based on their strengths. You can also see what parts of the project fall through the cracks and how you can make changes to your system.
The system can keep your team accountable to the rest of your team. The system also allows your team to collaborate on different tasks if they discover information for another part of the project.
A visual system can give you and your team realistic deadlines. The system can also help you overcommit yourself and your team on projects. Giving yourself realistic deadlines and projects will prevent you and your team from working extra hours.
Implementing a Visual Management System
A visual management system for you and your firm can look different based on your and your team's needs.
Brainstorm with your team to implement a system that works for everyone. Your visual management system can be simple, like a "To Do/Doing/Done" board or something more complex.
You can do a visual system in your law firm's office or consider a virtual visual system.
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