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CEO Message
// December 6, 2018

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Do you ever feel like you’re being pulled in a thousand different directions; especially at year end? As insurance professionals, it’s easy to feel like nothing is in balance because we are so busy. When you stop and think about all of the commitments and activities that take up your time, do you question whether…

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Personal
// December 6, 2018

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According to TimetoOrganize.com, the Professional Organizing industry is growing quickly due to increased demand in recent years from consumers. According to organization guru Sara Pedersen, “People have too much stuff, not enough space or time, and lack basic organizing skills. They desperately need professional organizers. And thanks to television shows like “Hoarders,” the topic of…

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Commercial
// December 6, 2018

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Keeping up with the latest fads in fitness can be exhausting, leaving little energy left to actually work out. But 2019 is almost here, so it’s important to catch up on the trends and maximize the opportunity in the fitness sector. Group fitness studios have been on the rise over the past few years, as…

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Services
// December 6, 2018

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “roughly 1 in 6 Americans become ill due to a foodborne illness. These outbreaks can and do get serious. On average, 128,000 people are hospitalized each year and about 3,000 of these people will die because of foodborne viruses.” How can a restaurant owner prevent their…

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Nonprofit
// December 6, 2018

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With the holiday season upon us and in the spirit of giving back, nonprofits see a surge in volunteers every year between Thanksgiving and the new year. People cherish the time they get to spend with their loved ones and recognize the importance of giving back to those less fortunate. After all, the best gifts…

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Professional
// December 6, 2018

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Wellness is a word we didn’t hear a lot of 20-30 years ago. The meaning of wellness has transformed over time and is now a word we hear daily, but what does it mean? Wellness can mean something different to everyone. It can mean eating healthier, losing weight, focusing on mental health or simply taking…

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Commercial
// December 6, 2018

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According to a Pew Research Center study, 74 percent of adults are considered lifelong learners. This is because 74 percent of adults have participated in an activity to further their personal or professional knowledge. On the professional side, 63 percent of adults have participated in professional learning such as continuing education credits, which are required…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 6, 2018

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Liquor liability losses are significantly different from typical general liability losses. General liability losses often involve slip and falls or food poisoning, which result in low payouts and relatively high frequency. Liquor liability losses are the reverse. Significant injuries and even death can result from the auto accidents allegedly caused by over service of alcohol….

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DPSI
// December 6, 2018

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Don’t click that link! How many times this year have you received a spam email or a notice from IT advising you not to click a link you just received? According to Symantec, 50 percent of email worldwide is spam. Social attacks are tactics most commonly used by hackers in the information and professional services…

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DPSI
// December 6, 2018

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In today’s society, it’s common to see several active construction sites as you drive down the street. The truth is the construction industry is booming, and research indicates that it will continue to grow rapidly in the next few years. According to Statista, new construction projects are expected to reach $1.4 trillion by 2021. Many…

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