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September 16, 2013

Too Good To Be True

“It seems too good to be true” I’ve frequently heard that comment after I’ve had a Performance Based Insurance (PBI) conversation with a business owner. Often […]
August 12, 2013

A Culture of Honesty Drives Real Results

How does honesty help your business perform better? Research shows a culture of open communication means better employee engagement, higher staff morale, improved productivity, and employee […]
July 18, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 2: The Interior

Summer is in full swing. And with July being the most popular month for vacations (44% of vacationing Americans plan July vacations) we’d like to present […]
July 3, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 1: The Exterior

Every year there are around 2.2 million burglaries in the United States. That equates to a burglary every 14 to 15 seconds. So as many families […]
May 8, 2013

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished.  Familiar with that expression?  Well, if you’re a homeowner in Florida, you are probably all too familiar with that sentiment.   […]
April 23, 2013

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Before you hire your next employee it’s important you read this. Having worked directly with hundreds of businesses owners over the years we’ve seen firsthand how […]
March 18, 2013

Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Sinkholes?

The tragic news of the sinkhole that recently killed 37-year-old Jeff Bush has many Florida residents wondering, “If my home were damaged by a sinkhole, would […]
March 5, 2013

4,000,000 Hours and Counting: A Portrait of Safety Culture

4,000,000 hours. That’s a long time. For a company with 200 employees, that comes to about 9 years of work hours. The most amazing thing about […]
February 19, 2013

Why is My 2013 Workers Compensation Cost Increasing?

It’s a question on most every employer’s mind now, and the answer is simple.  Workers Compensation costs are increasing because medical costs are increasing, and medical […]
February 5, 2013

3 Ways To Take Your Employee Wellness Program To The Next Level

Momentum is critical to success. Super Bowl XLVII is a perfect example of this. On Sunday the Baltimore Raven’s momentum –and 28-6 lead– was interrupted by […]
October 7, 2013

DOL Model Exchange Notice: Will You Face A $100-Per-Day Fine?

As of October 1, 2013 businesses with at least one employee and $500,000 in annual revenue were required to provide a written notice to all employees […]
August 12, 2013

A Culture of Honesty Drives Real Results

How does honesty help your business perform better? Research shows a culture of open communication means better employee engagement, higher staff morale, improved productivity, and employee […]
July 18, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 2: The Interior

Summer is in full swing. And with July being the most popular month for vacations (44% of vacationing Americans plan July vacations) we’d like to present […]
July 3, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 1: The Exterior

Every year there are around 2.2 million burglaries in the United States. That equates to a burglary every 14 to 15 seconds. So as many families […]
May 8, 2013

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished.  Familiar with that expression?  Well, if you’re a homeowner in Florida, you are probably all too familiar with that sentiment.   […]
April 23, 2013

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Before you hire your next employee it’s important you read this. Having worked directly with hundreds of businesses owners over the years we’ve seen firsthand how […]
March 18, 2013

Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Sinkholes?

The tragic news of the sinkhole that recently killed 37-year-old Jeff Bush has many Florida residents wondering, “If my home were damaged by a sinkhole, would […]
February 19, 2013

Why is My 2013 Workers Compensation Cost Increasing?

It’s a question on most every employer’s mind now, and the answer is simple.  Workers Compensation costs are increasing because medical costs are increasing, and medical […]
February 5, 2013

3 Ways To Take Your Employee Wellness Program To The Next Level

Momentum is critical to success. Super Bowl XLVII is a perfect example of this. On Sunday the Baltimore Raven’s momentum –and 28-6 lead– was interrupted by […]
January 14, 2013

What Happened to How We Drive?

It seems these days that driving on the roads is more like a competition. A simple drive to the store has become a stressful undertaking as […]