Category Archives: General

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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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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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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The Inhumanity of Virtual Networking

{3:30 minutes to read}  As a corporate transactional attorney for the past 24 years, I think it’s fair to describe myself as a senior statesperson in the NYC business world. I’ve been at it so long I don’t remember who … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Professional Idols?

{3:30 minutes to read}  Over the course of my 25-year career as a transactional attorney, I’ve developed an expertise representing clients in new media, as well as the cable television, telecommunications and outdoor advertising industries. As such, I’ve seen the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Maintaining Integrity

{3:12 minutes to read}  For over 10 years, I’ve had the privilege of knowing and being mentored by Debra Forman, a certified executive coach and the founder of Pinstripe Coaching, which specializes in consulting to lawyers and law firms. Debra’s … Continue reading

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