Elevator Pitch

Have you ever wished you could call your very own librarian/researcher and say “Find X?” Wouldn’t that be a great service to have when you were short on time or the question was just beyond reach for you? Now you can, you can call me, the Answer Maven. With my...

Research Power Tools

Back in the old days, I thought the most power research tool was the telephone.  In this new social media age, I wonder just what is the most powerful tool? Don’t get me wrong, I still think the telephone or goodness, forbid a face-to-face conversation are very...

Focus and Execution

With any undertaking focus and execution are the keys to success.  Knowing what to do is as important as the actual doing. Project can become sidetracked by tangent undertakings.  For instance, in a content management project it would be easy to get off task by...

Law Library Recruitment & Retention

Recently there have been a lot of staff lay-offs in the world of law firms.  I know several people personally who have been downsized or restructured out of long-time positions that probably felt pretty secure, even during these trying economic times. When I was...

Milestones

The previous post I authored was POST 100.  That’s a pretty big milestone for Answer Maven. I really hadn’t noticed until I sat down to write this post and the whole planned theme went out the window.  I’ve been working on a few project proposals...