As the U.S. economy continues to improve, new construction projects are starting up at a rate that hasn’t been seen since before the recession of 2008. According to construction analysis firm Oldcastle, Inc., the construction industry will see an overall growth of 5 percent in 2018 with 9 percent growth in single-family home construction. The…

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Many people are anticipating the warmer weather and more outdoor activity, and, for millions of Americans, that also means the reemergence of spring sports. Parents everywhere will gather on fields to cheer on children participating in baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and field, flag football and tennis. According to USA Today, while over 45 million American…

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Most insurance professionals, both new to the industry and experienced, put in a lot of time and effort in finding new customers. Insurance professionals will typically look for ways to get their name out in the community through referrals or through social media and will spend valuable resources such as time and money to acquire…

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According to an article in the online newsletter, Chron.com, “however big or small, goals motivate everyone in virtually everything they do. A goal may be as simple as ‘buy milk’ or as complex as ‘develop a sustainable 10-year business plan.’ In either case, you know what you have to do. Setting goals for the employees…

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In the age of e-commerce, U.S. brick and mortar retail stores are suffering. In fact, analysts at Credit Suisse estimate that 2017 could bring more than 8,640 store closings in total, which means the U.S. retail industry is on pace to close more stores this year than were shuttered during the Great Recession in 2008….

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