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Neal H. Bookspan
February 24, 2024
Learning to accept compliments graciously in a professional setting is not only a matter of politeness, but also a skill that can enhance your interpersonal relationships and boost morale within the workplace. When receiving compliments, it’s essential for you to respond with genuine gratitude while maintaining professionalism. One effective approach is to simply...
Neal H. Bookspan
February 15, 2024
When you let a thought, an insecurity, or something you think you can’t do block your progress toward a goal, whether in your career or in your personal life, it is one manner of letting what stands in the way become the way. If you choose to look at the other side of that coin and embrace the principle of “what stands in the way becomes the way” it means you...
Neal H. Bookspan
January 29, 2024
When I say study minimalism, I’m referring to the value in adopting a lifestyle philosophy that encourages you to declutter your life and focus on quality over quantity. By embracing minimalism, you eliminate excess and prioritize what truly adds value. This approach extends beyond physical possessions to encompass time, relationships, and even professional pursu...
Neal H. Bookspan
January 23, 2024
Playing offense in your professional life is adopting a proactive mindset that seeks opportunities and takes decisive actions to achieve one’s goals. It involves being assertive, innovative, and forward-thinking in your approach to setting goals, taking on challenges, and making opportunities. When you play offense, you are not merely reacting to circumstances bu...
Michelle L. Hogan
January 18, 2024
What: Decoding the EEOC: Navigating the Landscape of Workplace Harassment with Expert Guidance The conference will provide up to date employment law information as well as legal and legislative initiatives in Arizona.  This break-out session will focus on various harassment claims that are initially investigated by the EEOC and how HR professionals can navigate t...
Laurence Hirsch
January 17, 2024
Using social media as a weapon to harm your spouse, whether intentionally or unintentionally, during the pendency of a divorce case can have serious negative consequences. Courts may consider social media activity as evidence in divorce proceedings, and actions that are intended to hurt or discredit your spouse may backfire and negatively impact your own case. Here...
Neal H. Bookspan
January 16, 2024
Accountability serves as a powerful catalyst for reaching goals, offering a range of benefits that propel individuals and teams toward success. At its core, accountability instills a sense of responsibility and ownership. When you commit to being accountable for your actions and objectives, you become more invested in the outcomes. This heightened sense of ownershi...
Alden A. Thomas
January 16, 2024
The Arizona minimum wage increased from $13.85 per hour to $14.35 per hour. The latest increase took effect on January 1, 2024, and will remain in effect until December 31, 2024. This means that Arizona employers will need to start paying the higher minimum wage ($14.35 per hour) for all hours worked after January 1, 2024. If employees are classified as tipped empl...
Neal H. Bookspan
January 8, 2024
Effective communication involves conveying your message clearly and understandably without repetition. I find that many people make their point and then pound on it, repeating it multiple times. This is frustrating to listen to and can cause some people to tune out the speaker, which turns into ineffective communication. A key to avoiding this type of repetition l...
Mitchell Reichman
December 28, 2023
The common dynamics of failed relationships often make it difficult to think clearly and make good decisions, especially in the early stages of divorce.  While my education and training has been focused on the legal and business aspects of divorce and becoming an effective advocate, it is equally important to help clients navigate the emotional aspects to facilita...
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