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Nonprofit
// June 28, 2016

Religious organizations often rely on immunity laws and religious exemptions for protection against a variety of lawsuits, including discrimination allegations. Unfortunately, this reliance has bankrupted a large number of houses of worship and forced many others to close their doors permanently. While the First Amendment of the Constitution provides free exercise of religion in the…

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CEO Message
// June 9, 2016

One in eight women will develop breast cancer. Think about that astounding statistic; furthermore, think about the number of individuals affected by the diagnosis of that one woman. The ripple effect of breast cancer is very real in all of our lives. Our mothers, grandmothers, daughters, nieces, sisters, aunts and friends are all exposed to…

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Professional
// June 9, 2016

Small business owners have always had countless responsibilities; however, as the use of technology has grown, so have the risks for some business owners. Online shopping sales are increasing year over year.  Traditional brick and mortar retail shops are feeling the need to compete. Many are now offering online shopping options as well. But are…

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DPSI
// June 9, 2016

Hotels and motels have a service model centralized around providing a clean bed and a safe and hospitable living space. When that service promise is compromised, their business and reputation is at stake. Bed bugs, while small in stature, can leave a lasting impression upon a guest and can bring about a costly claim, affecting…

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Commercial
// June 9, 2016

“Eat local. Shop small.” Small towns and cities post these signs to promote small businesses, and a small business can’t get any smaller than a concessionaire or vendor. These business owners work independently to sell anything from hot dogs in Central Park to homemade jewelry at a craft fair in Austin. Across the country, we…

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Liquor
// June 9, 2016

According to the latest study by the National Golf Foundation, golf events create almost $4 billion in charitable contributions each year. The study also found that golf events had a greater national charitable impact than contributions from the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL combined. Golf’s contributions are growing from $3 billion in 2002 to $3.9…

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Personal
// June 9, 2016

The number of businesses being run out of the household has skyrocketed over the past decade. In fact, recent statistics from Women for Hire indicate that a new home-based business starts every 11 seconds. Home-based businesses typically begin as hobbies that eventually transition into income opportunities. Some of these home-based businesses include photographers, costume jewelry…

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Commercial
// June 9, 2016

From the luxury high rises of New York City to the seasonal condominium units in sunny Florida, residential condominiums dominate many areas of the U.S. The New York Times called 2015 the “Year of the Condo in New York City,” estimating at least 6,500 new condominium units across more than 100 buildings in that year…

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Services
// June 9, 2016

Five webinars with two thousand attendees in six months! That’s a lot of people interested in developing skills such as communication, writing and effective presentations. In our fast-paced, technological world, people skills (often referred to as “soft skills”) that are so critical to professional and personal growth are lacking and are in high demand. That’s…

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