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Use This to Avoid the Headache of a Legal Contract With an Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

Use This to Avoid the Headache of a Legal Contract With an Advisory Board

Mentors and advisors are known to back out of the deal entirely if a legal agreement is too confusing and intimidating.
Andrew Medal
What the Legal Battle of 2 Art World Giants Teaches About Partnerships
Partnerships

What the Legal Battle of 2 Art World Giants Teaches About Partnerships

Ulay and Marina Abramovic had already dissolved their partnership in life. After a court battle, they dissolved their partnership in business, too.
Mark J. Kohler
This Is How Your Super-Detailed Sales Contract Is Slowing Down Your Revenue
Contracts

This Is How Your Super-Detailed Sales Contract Is Slowing Down Your Revenue

Among the lesser known discoveries during the early days at Google was the realization that business could grow faster if customers didn't have to spend weeks studying an unduly complicated contract.
Jeff Harbach
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?
Contracts

Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?

If your contract covers employees who have no access to trade secrets, you may want to reconsider.
Matt Straz
Kylie Jenner Learns a Harsh Business Lesson That You Already Know
Delegating

Kylie Jenner Learns a Harsh Business Lesson That You Already Know

Owning a business means being responsible for much more than you really have any control over.
Gene Marks
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike
Verizon

Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike

A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.
About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks
Verizon

About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks

The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.
7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation
Outsourcing

7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation

Contracts, insurance policies, copyright issues. Yes, you need to think about all this and more to protect yourself whenever you outsource labor.
Aaron Agius
What to Do When Your Outsourced App Developer Screws Up
Contracts

What to Do When Your Outsourced App Developer Screws Up

Not all relationships are perfect when building an app. Here are four tips to follow if you need to get out of the weeds with an unprofessional developer.
Rahul Varshneya
Using an Independent Contractor? You Need a Rock-Solid Contract.
Contracts

Using an Independent Contractor? You Need a Rock-Solid Contract.

Using proper legal agreements can minimize risk and improve productivity.
Jonathon Ende
Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package
Severance Pay

Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package

The company didn't really mean it, though. Here's what businesses can learn from the bank's confusing cooperation clause.
Dan Steiner
The Secret to Selling to Big Companies
Marketing Bootcamp

The Secret to Selling to Big Companies

You're smart; you're agile; you can do things the big guys can't. What's to worry about?
John Ruhlin
No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate
Verizon

No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate

Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.
9 Ways to Negotiate a Contract Like a Boss
Negotiating

9 Ways to Negotiate a Contract Like a Boss

Finding common ground is an emotionally fraught process. But you have to keep the relationship positive. These are the people you're going to be working with if the contract ends up being signed.
Stephen Key