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Remember Who Took Chances on You

It’s Day Four of #MyMarchMadness. No #GratitudeGame would be complete without acknowledgment of the corporation that changed my view of Big Business: United Parcel Service. UPS. Brown. What was once “The tightest ship in the shipping business.” I was just 20 years old when UPS promoted me to supervisor of the Canada and Puerto Rico…

201503.03
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Look for Things You Take for Granted

It’s Day Three of #MyMarchMadness and I’m traveling for work. There are a number of corporations who have manufactured, installed or serviced products that make this possible. As I look around the John F. Kennedy airport terminal and walk that long hallway from the AirTrain station, I am awed by the physics in play to…

201503.02
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Respect the Struggles It Took to Build

It’s Day Two of #MyMarchMadness, and I am thinking about the humble, lean days the original owners of Starbucks Coffee Company must have experienced when they opened their first roasting and retail bean location in Seattle 44 years ago. It was another 16 years before Howard Schultz, a former employee, bought the chain and built…

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Three Reasons to Have Effective Employee Safety Processes

I defend a lot of workers’ compensation (“WC”) claims against employers who operate in high-risk industries and can’t secure affordable WC insurance without agreeing to pay high deductibles. There are a number of reasons their accident rates are higher and more expensive than for other employers (e.g., machine malfunction, machinery used, worker independence, worker skill)….

201502.19
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The Law Studio of Nance L. Schick Named U.S. Chamber Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 19, 2015 Contact: Tyler Hernandez 202-463-5682 New York City’s The Law Studio of Nance L. Schick Named U.S. Chamber Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced Manhattan’s The Law Studio of Nance L. Schick, as a winner in its annual Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards®,…

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Enterprising Women Magazine Announces 2015 Award Winners

Media Contacts: Amanda Romano MMI (919) 233-6600 amanda@mmipublicrelations.com http://mmipublicrelations.com http://twitter.com/MMIPR Enterprising Women Magazine Announces  2015 Enterprising Women of The Year Award Winners Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes World’s Top Women Entrepreneurs    RALEIGH, N.C. Feb. 9, 2015 – Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has announced the winners of the 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year…