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Would YOUR Business Survive Without You? What’s Your Plan?

You’ve spent a lot of time and energy building a successful business your family and employees can rely on, but at some point you’re going to transition out of your business. Planning for that transition can mean the difference between success and failure. Be sure to choose a strategy and product that are suitable for [...]

How To Make Friends: Making Connections in Life & Business

We all want to stand out. We want people to pick us in business. However, getting “picked” by a client isn’t good enough.  Instead of looking for CLIENTS…focus on making FRIENDS. People refer business to people they connect with. If you approach situations in your career from the perspective of “how can I get this [...]

“Opportunity”: The Four Letter Word That Isn’t

“Opportunity”. It’s a word we like to use. “Success” is another one of those words. These words are often used in conversation when people are listing things that they want. Things that they hope they will achieve or be given. Sometimes they are used in a context of disdain when referencing people who have things [...]

And Just When You Thought You Wouldn’t Get Sued……..

We live in a litigious society. As business owners and business managers you are now, more than ever, at risk for legal suits. Employee lawsuits can be so much more than just an annoyance. They can take away from productivity, team morale, can distract your management team from functioning optimally  and can cost you a [...]

People. Rock.

People rock. As an insurance agency owner, I see bad things happen to good people all the time.  Unfortunately in the insurance industry, it’s the nature of the business. Hopefully, our clients have accepted our risk management recommendations and have coverage in place that will help them recover from a loss.  But even when they [...]

Congrats On Your Home-Based Business!….Are YOU At Risk Now?

Home-based businesses are popping up everywhere! Tons of people have found home-based businesses to be an excellent option in response to rocky economic times. From generating some extra money, to being a full-time job, to allowing a parent to stay home with the kiddos and still work....home-based businesses can be a great option. Often home-based [...]

What Small Business Owners Need To Know About Worker’s Compensation

Whether you are a small business owner,a REALTOR or property manager looking for a contractor to work on your client's home, or a home owner wondering if you should ask for proof of insurance before you start that next project on your home, here is "Worker's Compensation 101". Workers' compensation insurance is a type of [...]

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