Children in the Family Business

By | Succession Tax Counsel | September 20, 2012
Children in the Family Business

It is with some amusement that I read many succession planner’s proclamations about whether family members should or should not be invited into the family business. It is as if simply saying – never gift shares to children; or, children have to earn their way into the business – is enough to make it true in all situations.

The First Things Lawyers Should Consider When Starting a Blog—Cogent Legal’s Morgan Smith

By | LXBN | September 20, 2012
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For lawyers, getting a blog set up often times isn’t the hardest part of the early-goings, it’s what to do from there. As Morgan Smith of Cogent Legal explains, lawyers should start by looking around at blogs they do and do not like. Smith will be speaking as part of the Social Media, Blogging and Online Marketing for Law Firms session at the Legal Marketing Technology Confernece on October 11th in San Francisco. Enter code ‘TechDayLXBN’ for an extra $50 off.

Am I Making the Right Business Choice?

By | Larry Bodine Law Marketing Blog | September 20, 2012
Am I Making the Right Business Choice?

Running a business of any kind- be it a hairdressing salon, a media monitoring business or a national chain of furniture shops- entails making multiple decisions every day. Some of those decisions have small consequences- who is going to man the phones while the receptionist takes his break?- while others have much larger and far reaching consequences.

NLRB Mandates Wholesale Changes to Costco’s Social Media Policy

By | Employment Matters Blog | September 20, 2012
NLRB Mandates Wholesale Changes to Costco’s Social Media Policy

There is no denying that the NLRB has recently devoted significant attention to employee’s use of social media.  Since August 2011, the Board’s Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, issued three reports outlining his view of how the NLRA applies to employers’ social media policies and employees’ social media postings.