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Professional
// June 7, 2018

Over 63 million Americans reside in communities such as condominiums, homeowners associations, planned unit developments or cooperatives. In the past few years, associations began offering unique amenities, and more and more homeowners are flocking to these large associations due to the extensive list of amenities. “Policing” the residents has become a necessity due to the…

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CEO Message
// June 7, 2018

When did you last reflect on what it’s like for a new person to join your sales force or how your current sales people are performing? Do they feel prepared? Are they practicing good selling habits? Are they representing your organization the way you would want them to? To see success among your sales people,…

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Services
// June 7, 2018

Social media can be a tough platform for a lot of businesses to break into; while these platforms are free to join, the investment comes with the time it takes to create posts and content that your audience will actually pay attention to. With over 88 percent of businesses in the U.S. using social media…

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Commercial
// June 7, 2018

With summertime on the horizon, seasonal retailers are beginning to open their doors, while some year-round retailers are preparing for their peak season. The summer can be the busiest time of year for many retailers such as florists, ice cream stores, nurseries, garden supply stores and bakeries. According to Forbes, with retail sales expected to…

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Commercial
// June 7, 2018

According to IBISWorld, lawn care is an $82 billion industry with over one million workers. Thanks to a healthy housing market, the lawn care industry has been able to experience unprecedented growth to reach these heights. This is evident in Lawn and Landscape’s 2017 State of the Industry, which shows that the median company’s revenue…

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Liquor
// June 7, 2018

According to Statista, fast food sales in the U.S. were close to $200 billion in 2017. There are over 250,000 establishments, and the industry is anticipated to grow by 3 percent in 2018. There has also been a surge in healthier fast food alternatives such as Honeygrow, Noodles & Company, Zoe’s Kitchen and numerous juice…

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Nonprofit
// June 7, 2018

Temperatures are warming up and school is letting out, but one thing that remains constant regardless of the time of year is people in need of help. There are and always will be circumstances that lead people to seek various types of assistance such as counseling, food banks, health care support, special needs services or…

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Personal
// June 7, 2018

In the insurance market, like in many aspects of life, the only constant is change. The real estate market conditions, accessibility of the internet, and, ultimately, the wants and needs of insureds all impact the insurance marketplace. Sometimes carriers must be proactive and react to these changes. As a carrier and a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary,…

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DPSI
// June 7, 2018

Now is the time when millions of families and individuals from all across the country are starting to plan getaways for summer vacations and long holiday weekends throughout the year. You would be one of 115 million Americans, over a third of the population, traveling at least 50 miles from home to enjoy some time…

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DPSI
// June 7, 2018

According to the State of the Nonprofit Sector study performed by the Nonprofit Finance Fund, the top challenge nonprofit organizations face is achieving long-term financial sustainability. Nonprofits need funding to accomplish their mission and keep their doors open. The need for budget cuts or potential reductions in funding could impact the financials of organizations significantly….

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