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In this post, I discuss actionable items your company must take before you hire someone to help reduce your liability when hiring a new employee.
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I learned that HR compliance is one of the most pressing issues facing my clients and colleagues. Here's what I'm going to do with that information.
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It’s clear the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Detroit!
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The often used lawyer phrase, you can “pay me a little now, or pay me a lot more later” is no more true than when advising start-up businesses.  Many entrepreneurs are so anxious to open the doors, they simply focus on generating sales without worrying about legal issues.  However, failing to address legal issues at...
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Think you can sign your LLC Operating Agreement, put it in a drawer, and then forget it? No chance. Think of your Operating Agreement as the foundation of your business…the playbook for your company. Need to know what happens if a member leaves or dies? Operating Agreement. What everyone’s roles and responsibilities are?  Operating Agreement. ...
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You do it. I do it. We ALL do it. But should we? Whether it is the distraction of phone calls, emails, or checking texts or Facebook on our iPhone, we always seem to be doing two things at once. However, scientific studies have shown that we are not really doing two things at once. ...
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Compliance with IRS and Department of Labor regulations governing 401(k) Plans is filled with landmines and traps for the unwary. Here are six easy ways you can screw up your own 401(k) plan and, if you’re a plan fiduciary, be personally liable for all the costs and expenses related to the problems.
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Choose 3 things that made you better in 2017 and focus on how you can improve on those. Choose 3 things that hindered you in 2017 and determine to eliminate those in 2018. Get up 30 minutes early. Implement The Miracle Morning. http://bit.ly/2ku1dyr I highly recommend the program ManicTime for tracking your time and productivity. It’s awesome....
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Some of you may be driving for the holidays so I thought I’d share some of my favorite podcasts with you. You already know I like to read (check out my latest book reviews here), but I’ve been driving a lot lately so I recently decided to explore podcasts as a new learning tool. Before...
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My periodic review of State of Michigan court cases continues with an important case Renco Electronics, Inc. v. UUSI, LLC (dba Nartron), dealing with how to respond when a supplier breaches a contract. Nartron contracted with Renco for Renco to manufacture specialized products; Nartron sold to OEMs.  The contract required Nartron to pay for all...
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