Managing Your Business

How Taking on More Responsibility Can Set You Free

As a business owner, you shouldn’t have to deal with the nitty-gritty aspects of your company every day. You need to buy yourself time to handle the most important things. In a previous blog, we discussed how hiring more employees...
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What Do the Best Employment Contracts Have That the Worst Don’t?

The first step in executing any good employment contract is to be the drafter. If you draft it, it’ll be favorable to you! There are some employment laws out there that stack the deck against employers, but writing the contracts...
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Buy Your Freedom

What does it mean to be free? Most people’s definitions are probably very similar. Some might see freedom as the ability to do what you want when you want to. Others may find that a bit hedonistic. Regardless of how...
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How to Make a Sale

Okay, listen. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, or whether you’re selling products or services. You are ALWAYS selling your customers their FUTURE. And “their future,” doesn’t mean “your future.” People don’t care how good you are at what...
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Are You An Amateur Or Professional?

What is the Difference Between an Amateur and a Professional? The definition of an amateur is a person considered contemptibly inept at a given activity. The definition of a professional is a competent, skillful and assured human being. So, I...
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What You Need to Know About the New General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

You have probably received a lot of notifications in the past few days, alerting you that all your favorite vendors have updated their Privacy Policy. Here’s what they’re talking about. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation With so much...
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New York Councilman Proposes a Right to Disconnect

It’s all too common: You get home from work and receive an urgent email from your boss, you’re vacationing on the beach when you get a text from the office, you’re enjoying the weekend with your family when you get...
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Top 5 Things Every Employer Should Know About Age Discrimination

As the bulk of the American workforce ages, it is increasingly important for employers to understand the protections afforded to older employees. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is a federal law that protects employees over 40 from employment...
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Under Proposed DOL Rule, Employees May Have to Give Up Their Tips

Thanks to a new regulation that’s in the works, the tip you leave for your waiter may soon be shared with dishwashers and busboys, or even used to spiff up the restaurant’s decor. On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Department...
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To Protect Victims of Sexual Harassment, Lawmakers Take Aim at Employment Contracts

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein investigation and the #MeToo campaign, some lawmakers at the federal and state level are proposing legislation which they believe would protect and support the victims of sexual harassment. Their efforts have highlighted two...
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