This Week’s “Work From Home” Tips and Resources

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This week I’m sharing several new posts and interviews to help people who are working from home because of the Coronavirus. For those of you who are professional speakers and event planners, there are several resources for you too. Please share with those who could use this information. Thanks!

AgoraPulse video interview (Coronavirus, speakers and working from home) with AgoraPulse, Mike Allton, Jennifer Watson, Erin Gargan King and Brian Fanzo

CORONAVIRUS, CONFERENCES, AND LIABILITY- Tips for Speakers, Event Holders, and Attendees (blog post) via Mitch Jackson

COVID-19: Navigating the Coronavirus as a public speaker (podcast) with Ryan Foland

8 Tips for Working From Home (Twitter thread) via Mitch Jackson

Social Media Agency and Speaking Legal Issues (video interview) with Jim Fuhs and Tim Sohn

Casual Friday’s Podcast- Coronavirus business update (podcast) with Tyler J. Anderson of Casual Fridays

9 Legal, Business and Entrepreneurial Tips to Help You Start and Build Your Online Business (blog post) by Mitch Jackson

California employer/employee Coronavirus employment rights- Top 10 questions and answers

“The coronavirus. A love letter” from Mark Schaefer

8 TIPS FOR WORKING FROM HOME

I hope you find these 8 tips helpful (Twitter thread)

7 TIPS FOR EXPERT WITNESSES

Learn 7 things every single expert witness needs to know, and do, before deposition or trial.

I’ll be joining Nick Rishwain of Experts.com and sharing, during this free webinar, 7 tips that will allow good experts to become GREAT expert witnesses. We’ll also be doing live Q&A so don’t miss this opportunity.

Click here to reserve your seat!

Navigating the Coronavirus as a public speaker with Mitch Jackson

In this special episode of World of Speakers (iTunes podcast), Mitch and Ryan Foland discuss COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, and what implications it can have for speakers, events, and attendees. They will explore what your rights are, what to do moving forward, and the importance of remaining human during such troubling times. Click here to listen.

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Related post: CORONAVIRUS, CONFERENCES, AND LIABILITY- Tips for Speakers, Event Holders, and Attendees

CORONAVIRUS, CONFERENCES, AND LIABILITY- Tips for Speakers, Event Holders, and Attendees

If you’re an individual or company that owns, manages, or controls a conference or event, you owe everyone involved, a legal duty of due care not to subject attendees, speakers, and those working at the event, to an unreasonable risk of harm. What this means is that you have an obligation to provide a safe conference environment and, to warn people of known or reasonably discoverable dangerous conditions.

I did a quick search in CaseText (AI based legal research service) and instantly found thousands of cases where conferences and events have been held liable for subjecting people to an unreasonable risks of harm. Full transparency, I’m a brand ambassador for CaseText because it’s awesome!

Just like the cases I found where conferences were held liable for exposing their attendees to dangerous conditions, I think the same argument applies to those conferences that create an environment that exposes people to unhealthy situations, including harm or death from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

And I’m not alone. For both legal, ethical and health safety reasons, thousands of small and large conferences around the world have been delayed or canceled because of the Coronavirus.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rescheduling of his Sports and Fitness Festival is a good example of what’s happening right now. Watch the video.

On Friday, the City of Austin cancelled the March SXSW event. Here’s a list from Thursday’s USA Today, sharing other canceled or rescheduled events.

Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS, CONFERENCES, AND LIABILITY- Tips for Speakers, Event Holders, and Attendees”

New Video Book Review on “The Ultimate Guide to Social Media”

I’m very humbled by this new video recommendation of my book, “The Ultimate Guide to Social Media” from attorney Neal Goldstein. You can watch Neal’s new video on Youtube (make sure to subscribe to his channel) and connect with Neal here.

Other pics, vids and reviews here on the blog and on Amazon 😉