DIG Deeper: Coaching to Gain Clarity

Businesses are constantly in transition—adopting technology, adjusting to changes in their industry, and evolving to meet the needs of their customers. In that dynamic environment, there’s little time to reflect on management structure and transition strategy. Proactive organizations invest in executive coaching to address challenges that are impeding growth or preventing them from reaching their…

Growing. Changing. Protecting Your Future.

Employment Practices Liability Insurance Protects Your Business From The Inside. Business transition brings changes. New leadership introduces new perspectives and a new way of operating. But while you’re focusing on the future of your business, there’s a blind spot to be aware of: even with the best practices in place, employee claims still arise. Employment…

Business Changes. Safety Training is a Constant.

Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims By Teaching Your Team How To Stay Safe On The Job. As your company grows and evolves, you invite new talent into your business: hiring employees, promoting individuals to new roles in the organization, and other changes in personnel. While you may be focused on skills-based training and leadership development during…

Interview Questions—What Not to Ask

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has strict laws in place to protect job candidates and employees from discrimination. You should avoid asking job interview questions about age, disability, genetic information, race or ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, having children, pregnancy, or planning to start a family. Here…

5 Big Risks for Home-Based Businesses

Many home-based business owners treat their operations informally—but you shouldn’t. According to Census Bureau data, about half of U.S. businesses are operated from home. The Insurance Information Institute has found that the majority of home-based business owners lack insurance coverage beyond what they have through their homeowners’ insurance policy—which is generally not designed to cover business-related claims.…