There has been an abundance of smart articles and blog posts in recent years on millennials in the workforce and how employers can meet this generation’s needs in order to increase retention. There have also been several corresponding articles on how best to leverage the experience and wisdom of near-retirementRead More
Unlike a commercial general liability insurance (CGL) policy that provides coverage for claims arising from property damage and bodily injury, a directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O) policy specifically provides coverage for a “wrongful act,” such as an actual or alleged error, omission, misleading statement, neglect or breach of duty—which canRead More
Understanding your core processes is critical to managing the growth and development of your company. As you grow, you need to be able to understand how your company can take on additional sales (what’s your capacity, do you manage all aspects of production internally, how does the company interact withRead More
Managing a new project for your business can be headache-inducing. Whether the project involves installing new equipment, hiring several co-op students, completing research and development for a new process or product, or attending international tradeshows, you need multiple resources—time, people, money—to come together for you to reach your end goals.
Over the past several years there has been a big shift in marketing. Businesses used to be able to rely on traditional outbound approaches – cold calling, mass mailers, etc. – to reach existing and prospective clients. These techniques worked in a selling environment where the customer had limited accessRead More
If you were around in the 1990s, you may have watched Gillian Anderson in The X-Files. Anderson played FBI Agent and medical doctor Dana Scully, the skeptical foil to Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny). While Mulder was a believer in all things occult and extra-terrestrial, Scully was analytical; she demandedRead More
Just one brief business interruption can be incredibly costly for an organization, often leading to serious reputational damages or long-term closures. Standard business interruption policies are vital in these instances, providing protection against a variety of common interruptions, including natural disasters, equipment damage, and vandalism.
But what happens when one of
When I was a high school student many years ago, a classmate visited my home one evening to ask if I would date him. When he smiled at me, I noticed a quantity of leafy greens stuck in his teeth. This detail – a small one, admittedly – suggested threeRead More
The relationship between training and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation is often understated. With implementations, the understanding usually lies with the consultant as they guide you through the process.
There is an inherent learning experience that is happening. The question is, is that all you need to learn the platform?
The demands on business owners, especially those of small or early-stage firms, can be intense. Such owners may find themselves having to play the roles of VP Finance, Head of HR, Director of Sales, and IT Specialist, all at once. With so many hats to wear, business owners can quicklyRead More