Everyone is not born a leader. To some it comes naturally, some may take leadership courses, and some just fail. Being a leader is not just a title of implied power, it requires that the person be an effective leader that people look up to and want to follow. A leadership style is a person’s style of … Continue reading Are You a Good Leader?
The decision to start your own firm is a huge step. You ponder whether or not you can handle it, whether or not you will be successful, or even how you will financially support yourself until clients start beating down your door. After the nervousness disappears and the excitement kicks in, you start planning. You … Continue reading Do Your Employees Represent Your Company Culture?
Employees are reluctant to report instances of unethical practices due to the fear of retaliation from their employer. Some individuals may not want to be labeled as a whistleblower. A whistleblower is a person who exposes misconduct, alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in a company. The alleged misconduct may be classified in many ways … Continue reading Whistleblowers, A Protected Class?
Ethics and moral responsibilities have been an issue for centuries. People as well as businesses sometimes have a hard time distinguishing what should be done vs. what ought to be done. From a business aspect, managers have a higher degree of responsibility to uphold ethics and morals when handling company business and dealings with employees, … Continue reading Do Deceptive Business Ethics Pay Off?
Every attorney knows that with good clients, comes the bad ones. Difficult clients should be expected with any business. Obtaining and maintaining clients is an essential part of having a successful firm. The clients are what drive the firm to become more successful. Clients seek out the assistance of attorneys because they themselves do not … Continue reading How to Handle Difficult Clients
Telecommuting or working from home can be an added benefit to your business. This will allow your employees to work from home 1 or more days a week. Offering telecommuting as an option for your employees can allow your employees to be more productive on an overall basis. Studies have shown that telecommuters are more … Continue reading Can Telecommuting Benefit Your Business?