Leadership

Emergency Coronavirus Bill Signed into Law

Legal Update on Coronavirus Guest Blog By Terin Cremer, Esq. On March 18, 2020 President Trump signed US House of Representatives’ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201).   The bill applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees. The following is a summary of some of the highlights that will affect these employers: 12 weeks […]

Confidence: The Secret Sauce

How to build confidence

Confidence is one of our most sought-after traits, in life and in business. Confident people accomplish what they want to get done without excessive agonizing, doubt, or rumination. An air of certainty wins others to their side—even when their work isn’t perfect. Out of the hundreds of women I’ve worked with as a coach and […]

What Florida Businesses Should do to Prepare for ICE I-9 Audits

by Terin Barbas Cremer, Esq. As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) nationwide crackdown on immigration compliance the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been increasingly serving Florida businesses with Notices of Inspection (NOI). An NOI informs business owners that ICE will perform a comprehensive audit of their hiring records (Form I-9s […]

Reminder: The Challenge is to be both Efficient and Effective

The very thing that helps us be more efficient can stop us from being more effective. Management guru, Peter Drucker, used to ask groups, “If you had to pick between being more efficient or being more effective, which would you choose?” If you selected effectiveness over efficiency, you’re correct. Here’s how Drucker defines each: “Efficiency […]

Leading with T.R.U.S.T.

by Gerri Vereen Trust is like the air we breathe. When it’s present, nobody really notices. But when it’s absent, everybody notices. –Warren Buffet Among all the attributes of the greatest leaders of our time, one stands above the rest: They are all highly trusted. You can have a compelling vision, rock-solid strategy, excellent communication skills, […]