Author Archives: Cynthia Marcotte Stamer

About Cynthia Marcotte Stamer

Management attorney and operations consultant Cynthia Marcotte Stamer uses a client objective oriented approach to help businesses, governments, associations and their leaders manage performance, operations and risks.

Use Lessons Of Past Mistakes or Injustice To Build Better Future


Moving beyond mistakes & injustice Continue reading

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Improving Education To Better Train US Workers To Fill US Jobs


What can the US do to better train and educate our workforce to have skills to fill US jobs? Continue reading

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Leadership Starts & Ends At The Top


Business leaders expecting better ethical, legal and operational compliance and leadership achieve their goals easier when leaders lead by example.   Recent media coverage of sexual harassment and other transgressions by senior management at Fox News, Uber, Enron and a … Continue reading

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Take Your Preventive Medicine


Better planning and management can head off most but not all problems. Sometimes stuff happens even when you do everything right. Either way, better management usually minimizes the damage and makes it easier to clean up the mess. It’s never … Continue reading

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Businesses Must Prepare To Respond For Potential Data Breach To Timely Meet Notice & Other Response Duties


Businesses that experience data breaches affecting customer banking credit card, tax, social security or certain other personal financial or other sensitive information like those reported by like Chipotle, Target, Home Depot and a growing multitude of other businesses generally bear a legal … Continue reading

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Leaders Find The Hidden Talents On Their Team


Leadership done right takes less management. Learn to lead better and hire and develop strong and effective leaders to succeed more reliably with less effort. About The Author Cynthia Marcotte Stamer is a Martindale-Hubble “AV-Preeminent (Top 1%) rated practicing attorney … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling Boosts Arbitration Agreements’ Enforcability 


Employers and businesses should review their options to use arbitration and possible enhanced duty to arbitrate under arbitration agreements based on new SCOTUS Kindred Health decision. Continue reading

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