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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 […]
January 7, 2013

How a Yearly Review of Your Vendor Contracts Can Save Big Money

All businesses depend on a network of other companies to continue operating.  In fact, if you think about it, business-to-business commerce keeps the wheels of our […]
December 10, 2012

A Year-End Checklist for Leveraging the Failures and Successes of 2012

The year is coming to a close and January looms on the horizon.  It’s a time of change and new beginnings for everyone, including businesses.  Unfortunately, […]
November 20, 2012

Risk Management…Tampa Bay Buccaneers Style

On November 18th, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers staged a thrilling come-from-behind-victory against the Carolina Panthers.  Down by 8 points with less than two minutes to go […]
November 5, 2012

What Every Employer Should Know About OSHA

If an OSHA inspector showed up tomorrow would you be prepared? Remember, OSHA doesn’t need a specific reason to schedule an inspection. As long as your […]
October 22, 2012

5 Ways To Avoid HIPAA Violations

HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted in 1996. The purpose of the law is two-fold. First, HIPAA protects health […]
September 28, 2012

A good problem to have

What if you were successful beyond your wildest dreams?  What if you doubled your business next year, made that key acquisition you’ve strategized about, won the […]
September 5, 2012

Cyber-Bullying: A Silent Epidemic in the Workplace

Cyber-bullying could never happen in your office, right? Think again. A study by the Workplace Bullying Institute in 2010 revealed in a U.S. workforce of 200 […]
August 21, 2012

College-Bound Kids and Insurance – Part 2: Auto Insurance

In our last post we covered important things parents need to know regarding homeowners/renters insurance and how it relates to college-bound kids. In this post we […]
August 7, 2012

College-Bound Kids and Insurance – Part 1: Homeowners and Renters

If you have a kid who is about to head off to college then there are some important things you need to be aware of.  There […]
January 7, 2013

How a Yearly Review of Your Vendor Contracts Can Save Big Money

All businesses depend on a network of other companies to continue operating.  In fact, if you think about it, business-to-business commerce keeps the wheels of our […]
December 10, 2012

A Year-End Checklist for Leveraging the Failures and Successes of 2012

The year is coming to a close and January looms on the horizon.  It’s a time of change and new beginnings for everyone, including businesses.  Unfortunately, […]
November 20, 2012

Risk Management…Tampa Bay Buccaneers Style

On November 18th, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers staged a thrilling come-from-behind-victory against the Carolina Panthers.  Down by 8 points with less than two minutes to go […]
November 5, 2012

What Every Employer Should Know About OSHA

If an OSHA inspector showed up tomorrow would you be prepared? Remember, OSHA doesn’t need a specific reason to schedule an inspection. As long as your […]
October 22, 2012

5 Ways To Avoid HIPAA Violations

HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted in 1996. The purpose of the law is two-fold. First, HIPAA protects health […]
September 28, 2012

A good problem to have

What if you were successful beyond your wildest dreams?  What if you doubled your business next year, made that key acquisition you’ve strategized about, won the […]
September 5, 2012

Cyber-Bullying: A Silent Epidemic in the Workplace

Cyber-bullying could never happen in your office, right? Think again. A study by the Workplace Bullying Institute in 2010 revealed in a U.S. workforce of 200 […]
August 21, 2012

College-Bound Kids and Insurance – Part 2: Auto Insurance

In our last post we covered important things parents need to know regarding homeowners/renters insurance and how it relates to college-bound kids. In this post we […]
August 7, 2012

College-Bound Kids and Insurance – Part 1: Homeowners and Renters

If you have a kid who is about to head off to college then there are some important things you need to be aware of.  There […]
July 18, 2012

7 Critical Steps Employers Should Take After an Employee Injury

 1. Make a Timely Report of the Claim  The quicker you act after an injury, the better. In fact, a Hartford study (published in the June […]