Have you seen the “free” water test kits available at Home Depot? You send a sample to be tested, and, with the test results comes a barrage of marketing calls from a company selling water purification systems. Annoying? Yes; also illegal. The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) prohibits the use of automatic telephone dialing […]
Forming a corporation or a limited liability company to operate a business is an excellent way to insulate the owners of a business from personal liability. For the sake of brevity, I’ll refer to both corporations and LLCs interchangeably as an “entity”. In essence, a corporation or LLC stands between a business owner and his […]
A recent edition of The New York Times explored the psychology of the con; the character traits that make us susceptible to con artists. It’s not greed, although that often plays a part. A bigger factor is the desire to trust and be trusted. Almost as if on cue, an email popped into my in-box […]
You had to be living on a desert island to have missed the buzz around the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s 2013 book Lean In. Sandberg’s book addressed women’s leadership issues, but the concept of “leaning in”, of being fully engaged in what you do, of learning, sharing and leading is broadly applicable, and can usefully […]
May was a busy month for Praxis Legal Solutions, and I’m using this issue of the monthly newsletter to talk about two new developments: A website re-design and payment by credit card. The new website is up and running, with a design that is crisp and clean; a reflection of the emphasis that I place […]
However you celebrate, whatever your traditions, I wish you all the best of this holiday season; days that are merry and bright, full of joy and graced with the presence of family and friends.