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How to prepare for a deposition & what it’s taught me about time management in general

When I was learning how to prepare for a deposition, here’s the critical lesson a partner taught me – and how it’s changed how I manage my business.

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I’m Kelly Nolan.
I'm an attorney who'd been decently organized through law school but got quickly overwhelmed as a actual attorney. After nothing else worked for me, I created this system – and kept on practicing law. Years later, I found out others were interested in learning it, so that's what I do now! Let's get this realistic system in your hands so you can start living a life that feels more calm, doable, and that lights you up.
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Learn four practical time management strategies that’ll help those of your working in corporate America (and beyond!).

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Want to make sure nothing is falling through the cracks? Create a bird’s eye view. Let me show you how.

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When packing, don’t “cram-and-pray” and end up with who knows what in there. Accept reality, make decisions in light of it, and you’ll have more enjoyable, comfortable trip. Same for managing your time and tasks.

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When most people hear that we opted to move from San Diego to MN, we get a raised-eyebrow, “what?”-look. And I get it…

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I’ve always had perfectionist tendencies – I edit and re-edit things (including, sometimes, these posts) until I get things “just right.”

Spending my first adult chapter as a litigator did nothing to help this tendency. A partner once criticized my (winning) brief because…

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Here’re some practical holiday travel tips if you’re traveling for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or actually, whenever. Traveling makes me a bit anxious. I worry if we’ll get to the airport in time, get through security in time, etc. If you’re similar, here’s something that really helps me: Use your calendar to clarify the details of your […]

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On the Thursday of my wedding weekend, I was stressed about getting work done in time to unplug and about wedding logistics (e.g., my rehearsal dinner venue backed out on the Monday of my wedding week… good times).

My mom said to me…

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I can still picture the first time a client said this during my very first Bright Method program in April 2020. Since then, it’s become a pattern. Every program, at least one person will say something along the lines of…

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One of the hardest things about managing your time is accepting that time is limited. Many of us want to do a lot of awesome things. Between caring for the people we love, rocking the careers we enjoy,…

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Realistic time management designed for professional working women

I'm a former big law attorney who got overwhelmed as a first year and slowly pieced together a time/task management system that actually reduced my stressed, helped me stay on top of it all (and know it), feel confident drawing boundaries, and soak in time with my family and friends. I'd love to get you there, too.

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