Archive of: Advice

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March 22 2013

Independent agents confront the market’s challenges

Independent agencies are learning to adapt to competition from direct writers

March 22 2013

Honesty is the best employee policy

Written policies make it clear that acts of dishonesty will not be tolerated by the employer

Do you have what it takes to be a good leader? March 22 2013

Do you have what it takes to be a good leader?

This checklist highlights the characteristics of effective and sustainable leadership

How Washington and Italy can damper optimism March 8 2013

How Washington and Italy can damper optimism

Ineptitude and fear of instability combine for disheartening economic news

Can we really afford fewer state troopers? February 22 2013

Can we really afford fewer state troopers?

There’s a cost to funding public safety adequately, but what’s the price if we don’t?

February 8 2013

It’s time to pay attention to the new health law

Businesses should start thinking now about how the Affordable Care Act will affect them

What it means to hedge your citizenship February 8 2013

What it means to hedge your citizenship

Only civic engagement can stem the slide into continued pedestrian actions that do little to address our long-term economic and political stability

January 25 2013

Don’t overlook the importance of a hearty handshake

In this day of technology overload, it’s the personal relationships that will serve you well and help differentiate you and your message

January 25 2013

When getting to the ‘finish line’ can be a challenge

All sorts of issues can creep up to potentially stop a deal from moving forward

January 25 2013

10 best career development practices for 2013

A continual improvement checklist for those eager to enter the career fray