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Week of August 5, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s been another busy week here at the ILN, getting ready for the two fall conferences in Mainz, Germany and Miami, Florida, and working with our specialty groups on their various projects – including a cross-border webinar/presentation that our Trusts & Estates group is putting on, which I’m particularly excited about!

It’s also been a busy week for our attorneys, putting out some great content. So here are this week’s top posts!

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Coat-tail Branding – Clever or Icky?

It’s a little known fact that I happen to have dual citizenship with the US and the UK. So it was with great excitement that I awaited the birth of the royal prince a couple of weeks ago – not enough excitement that I would have camped outside the Lindo Wing, but enough to stick on the BBC online once news of his Royal Highness’s birth was confirmed. 

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Week of July 29, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s been a surprisingly busy week for the summer here at the ILN, and with August here already, the summer is flying by! Who’s ready for our European Regional Meeting in Mainz next month?

Here are this week’s top posts:

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Week of July 22, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s a beautiful day here in the northeast, and I have some great posts lined up for you next week! But today, we’ve got our usual Friday roundup ahead for you:

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Week of July 15, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

Is it fall yet?

Sit in front of a fan or ac unit as you read this week’s top posts from ILNToday!

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: Why You?

On this hot, hot Wednesday here in the northeast, we have a rainmaking recommendation from expert Jaimie Field – let’s hope it brings some actual rain and relief from the weather!

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You may have heard of something called a USP. This is the “Unique Selling Proposition” and in marketing this means the reasons presented by someone as to why their product or service is different or better than another. It answers the question: Why you?

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Week of July 8, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s been another hot one here in the northeast, but word is that the big storm coming through today will lower the humidity – fingers crossed! Luckily, all this hot weather hasn’t stopped our lawyers from producing some great content. So without further ado, here are this week’s top posts!

  • Telepsychiatry, Training, and Technology: A Case Study from North Carolina from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG’s Dana Pirvu, with contributions from Christine Kearsley, discusses a case study from North Carolina, where psychiatry fellows are working with children at Duke University Medical Center, supervised by teleconference.
  • Immigration Reform Update from McDonald Hopkins: McDonald Hopkins offers the latest update in immigration reform, a critical house Republicans meeting that took place this week. 
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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: Halfway There or Halfway Over?

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July holiday here in the States, and it’s hard to believe that the first part of this year is over already! In that vein, Jaimie Field has a great recommendation for us today.

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We’ve reached the halfway point of the year. If you are like most, you have probably had plans and goals that you wanted to achieve this year. Maybe you even called them New Year’s Resolutions.

So, have you achieved those goals?

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Week of June 24, 2013 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

This week’s round up covers some hot topics in the news this week – the untimely passing of actor James Gandolfini (who coincidentally shares a hometown with me) and the Supreme Court’s strike down of DOMA:

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What Kind of Client Experience Are You Creating at Your Firm?

On Monday, I presented a short recap about the Zappos session at LMA’s Annual Conference to my local LMA city group.  So they’ve definitely been on my mind this week, particularly after a customer service experience I had with another company.

We’ve talked before about how bad client service experiences can have a negative impact – and a lot of that is common sense. But what about lukewarm client experiences? 

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