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Summertime Can Be Fun & Productive

Although the kids have been out of school since June 18th, I notice I’m still adjusting to the summer schedule. Every year it takes me a couple weeks to adjust to a shorter work day, with the extra family responsibilities. I’ve learned to be deliberate in my actions so that I enjoy this time of year, rather than endure it.

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New Twist on Buyer Beware

By:  Lori T. Williams, Esq., Oakland County Legal News Examiner We’ve all heard about the rising foreclosures and falling property values in Michigan and around the Country.  Homeowners may qualify for Government refinance programs or a loan modification.  However, homeowners need to proceed with caution, because not all companies are living up to their claims […]

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How do you show your appreciation?

Today I was honored to receive the following statement from a client in response to giving him some advice and resources:  “Wow, thank you very much for this information. I’m blown away with your awesomeness”.  I really appreciate it when someone stops to acknowledge me for something I’ve done for them.  Often, like today, it […]

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Effectively Dealing With Client Disappointment

We all love Raving Fans, but occasionally a client doesn’t like the outcome or perhaps the professional they hired didn’t provide the service they were expecting. How you handle these circumstances can determine whether or not you preserve that client relationship. I’ve found the following tactics to be effective in “cleaning up messes”, whether they were my own or those of someone I referred the client to:

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4 Reasons to Consult with a Business Attorney

Entrepreneurs often wear many hats, and must determine what to do for themselves and what to outsource to others.  One of the areas where outside expertise can be extremely critical, is when it involves the law.  Here are 4 examples where legal counsel could be helpful for your business. Creating the Proper Structure For Your Business The […]

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