The Importance of Details: How Brown M&M’S can be Essential to a Contract

The Importance of Details: How Brown M&M’S can be Essential to a Contract One might wonder how a popular candy, a certain color, and a successful hard rock band are connected with an essential concept in contract law and often a key to business success.   However, when you dig a little deeper, an important connection […]

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THE DUNNING-KRUGER EFFECT ON BUSINESS DECISIONS: WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW (OR THINK YOU ACTUALLY KNOW) WILL HURT YOU

An issue I often encounter with prospective business clients is that they have made a decision/choice, which appeared to be insignificant from their perspective at the time, but it actually was not.   Instead, this decision or action is the catalyst that led to significant legal issues, loss of business revenue, and disputes with other parties.   […]

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New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education (NJICLE) 17th Annual Immigration Conference

I am pleased to announce that I will be Chairing the upcoming New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education (NJICLE) 17th Annual Immigration Conference, scheduled for April 26, 2017. For information: https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/njicle/CLEPrograms/NJICLEEventsCalendar/MeetingDetails.aspx?productId=910215 Each year, NJICLE’s comprehensive Immigration Conference provides an in-depth exploration of the most pressing concerns confronted by Immigration Law Attorneys, Employment Lawyers, Human Resource […]

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The Culture of “Maybe” – Indecision Leading to Paralysis of a Business

In the popular children’s movie Kung Fu Panda, the primary character, Po, is faced with a dilemma. Should he follow a difficult path to an unknown future destiny or quit and return to something more predictable and comfortable. Po expresses his concerns to an old and wise Kung Fu master who advises him: “Quit, don’t […]

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Steps for a Business to Avoid The Culture of “Maybe”

As outlined in a prior article, a culture of maybe develops in a business when a decision that impacts a business needs to be made and the company’s leadership or owner avoids a “yes” or “no” determination.   Instead, business leadership finds themselves getting trapped in “analysis paralysis” where either no decision is made or a […]

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Sometimes You Have to Shoot the Mules

The classic Academy Award winning film for Best Picture, Patton, follows the exploits of the famous U.S. Army General George S. Patton during World War II.   General Patton was an extremely driven, successful, and sometimes controversial figure during his military career.   However, even most of General Patton’s  critics agree that his successes during key times […]

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