Employees vs. Independent Contractors: What You Need to Know as Your Business Grows

Presented by Lisa McCormack, Principal with Affogato HR Consulting LLC at the Coast Women in Business meeting on August 9, 2018 Agenda How Do We Work Today? Types of Workers Employee Benefits Compliance Q&A How Do We Work Today? Gig economy vs. employment laws from the 1930s Always available vs. worker protections Unlimited time off vs. California’s Labor Commissioner Types of Workers Who Does the Work? Employees Regular, temporary, part-time,…

Create a Vision of a Positive Future

Wise words to keep in mind as you work on creating your vision of a positive future: A DREAM Written down with a DATE Becomes a GOAL A GOAL broken down into steps Becomes a PLAN A PLAN backed by ACTION Becomes REALITY Tips for creating your vision of a positive future… and making it come true: Set your goals, then revisit them regularly – at least once per month You may want to attach sticky notes…

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Master Your Money Mindset

Presentation at Coast Women in Business June 2018 meeting Our beliefs about money can limit what we can do and accomplish. We’ve all received messages about money through our families, our peers, and our culture. Some of these beliefs, however, may be more hurtful than helpful. We began our presentation with guided imagery to allow us to get in touch with our own personal relationship with money and limiting beliefs…

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Online Communication Tools

Presentation at Coast Women in Business May 2018 meeting on online communication tools I use a variety of cool, online tools to run my business—following is a list of my favorites. I use these tools to help people recover from stress and illness using food, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments. Talk face to face on the computer while viewing files Zoom allows you to talk face to face to another person…

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Ambivalent Sexism

Often the “breakdown in communication” that one may experience is the active subtext of sexism present in the interaction. The attitudes and beliefs (often unconscious) that we carry toward our own as well as the opposite sex can have a significant impact on the dynamics of interpersonal interactions and efforts to communicate. Following are some of the basic sexist assumptions that are socially constructed and reinforced (for us to believe…