Author Archives: aimeebdavis

Developing Trust in a Remote Environment Part 2

{3 minutes to read} So last time I concluded that trusting (advisory) relationships and new networking communities CAN BE (and, in fact, HAVE BEEN) created remotely during the Covid era. Nevertheless, since our new networking connections have been reduced to … Continue reading

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Developing Trust in a Remote Environment

{4 minutes to read}  Technology is remarkable, some of it new, some of it old, and if we leverage it effectively during the COVID years, we have a win-win!  Recently, one of my referral sources posed the question:  Can we … Continue reading

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Did You Pivot to Avoid Business Disruption?

{3 minutes to read}  As the summer breeze began to stiffen and schools reopened, I anticipated drastic and ongoing changes to business generally. Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, I’d been concerned about the future of the retail fashion and commercial … Continue reading

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COVID-19: The Black Swan Risk to Business

{3 minutes to read} I was anticipating increased M&A activity in Q3 since the Covid-19 lockdown began, but as spring turned to summer and we remained On-Pause, I realized that more industries than I originally thought would be significantly, if … Continue reading

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To Be an Effective Communicator, it’s Okay to Be Silent

When the COVID-19 lockdown began, I very quickly noticed the surge, and felt bombarded by, too many choices for online entertainment. Suddenly countless guided meditations, yoga classes, friends having Zoom cocktail hours, and virtual dance parties were available simply by clicking a link. Continue reading

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Communication is a Key Component for Success

{3 minutes to read} An attorney’s communication style is a key component for success in getting and keeping clients, and persuading others. Here’s some good advice I’ve received along the way that I’d like to share with you. According to … Continue reading

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The Age of Uncertainty

{4 minutes to read}  How can we regain some control in The Age of Uncertainty? Increase kindness through our words, actions, and by the omission of certain actions. As my clients began adjusting to working from home, I made sure … Continue reading

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Your Biggest Obstacle is Fear

{4 minutes to read} In October 2019, my life changed in several significant ways. Among other things, my stepmother was diagnosed with Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. This was devastating news to me, my family and many others because she is … Continue reading

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Questions About the Confidentiality of Customer Lists

{3 minutes to read} In order to maintain my license and remain an attorney in good standing in the State of New York, I’m required to attend 24 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) every two years. After 25 years … Continue reading

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What Does an Attorney Actually Do When She Conducts “Due Diligence?”

{3 minutes to read}  I believe conducting proper due diligence adds value to any M&A transaction. But picture yourself a young, sleep-deprived associate, staring at a conference room table full of documents to review. Do you know why you’re reading … Continue reading

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