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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]