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Decoding cyber liability insurance

Decoding cyber liability insurance

As a risk manager, my job is to look into the future and tell my clients where I see potential for loss. Easier said than done, but at least I…

Craft your keywords to yield better search results

Craft your keywords to yield better search results

Search engine optimization has undergone a great deal of change in recent years, but one thing that hasn’t changed is that keywords are still a core element. Although keyword optimization…

Is your IT a cost center or a revenue generator?

Is your IT a cost center or a revenue generator?

Technology, on one hand, can be a wild jungle – easy to get lost in the vast array of options, and easy to get entangled in the vines, or network…

Building Great Teams: Part I – Identifying Exceptional Team Players

Building Great Teams: Part I – Identifying Exceptional Team Players

Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure to work with numerous boards on their strategic plans. The problem is (has always been, and will always be) that…

Immigration law compliance: The basics of I-9 verification

Immigration law compliance: The basics of I-9 verification

Employers in the Central Valley have long understood the importance of compliance with immigration law to maintain a viable workforce. With the election of Donald Trump, national attention has been…

Making workers mobile, more productive

Making workers mobile, more productive

Embracing mobility is key if you want your people to do creative work from the location of their choosing. And there are solid bottom-line reasons for doing so. New research…

Are you really spending your time wisely?

Are you really spending your time wisely?

Several years ago I was helping a CEO and his management team create a succession plan for their family business. In one session, the CEO shared a concern with his…

Three steps to making a safer workplace

Three steps to making a safer workplace

Mitigating the frequency and severity of workplace injuries is tough. Let’s face it, you could invest every spare dollar you have back into your safety program, but at the end…

Federal regulations: reform on the horizon?

Federal regulations: reform on the horizon?

On Feb. 24, President Trump issued an executive order, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, which calls for each federal agency to develop a regulatory reform task force within 90 days to…

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

Top 5 IT issues for growing businesses

When it comes to technology, most business owners and managers just want things to work. With everything else there is to manage with a growing business, IT is usually left…

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