What Might Property and Casualty Insurance Look Like Post Covid-19?

Looking forward to the future with Covid-19 we cannot say for certain what life will look like, but we can say that our lives will not look the same. There are no markets or businesses that have remained untouched by the virus; insurance is no exception. Trends happening right now show a glimpse of what…

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Business and Philosophy: Applying Principles from the Stoics in the Workplace

The ancient philosophy of Stoicism might not seem like the most relevant source of inspiration for the modern-day business arena. However, if we applied some of its key principles, how would our workspace look different? What sorts of changes might we expect in company cultures and atmospheres? How would it change the way we interact…

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Managing Emotions in the Workplace

When it comes to the workplace, the environment is one of the major factors in employee success and tenure. A positive environment will usually earn long term loyalty, whereas a negative environment can prompt even the most determined employee to start brushing up resumes and submitting job applications. Inevitably though, even in the best work…

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Tips for Telecommuting

Telecommuting has become the norm these days. Flexjobs stated: A whopping 74% of respondents in an annual survey believe that flexible working has become the “new normal.”   Who would have guessed a few months ago that most of us would be working at home over our internet? Some people are ecstatic; ditching the morning commute seems…

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A Great Career Choice for Millennials: Property & Casualty Insurance

In a recent conversation with my daughter-in-law, she made some interesting comments regarding the Insurance Industry.  “When I heard that my brother was going into the Property and Casualty insurance arena for his new career, I thought he would hate it. As a millennial, I thought there couldn’t be a less exciting industry to focus…

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Why Work is Good for Us

We all like to joke about how unpleasant Mondays can be. Usually Mondays get a bad rap because it means the weekend has officially ended and it’s time to go back to work. But in all seriousness, work is good for us, and it has many advantages beyond pay checks and health insurance coverage. As…

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Practicing Gratitude in Your Workplace

Gratitude is a theme for this season of the year. As a culture there has been an upward trend to find room for daily expressions of gratitude as a means of positivity and personal growth. Sadly, practicing gratitude in the workplace is a concept few companies actually embrace as part of their vision and culture….

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Is Fourth Quarter A Good Time to Change Jobs?

People typically begin evaluating their current job and their career goals in January. After all, it’s a time for reflection and New Year’s resolutions, but holding off on your job search until the first of the year is not always the best call. If you are considering making a job change, you might be surprised…

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Don’t Jump the Gun: Quitting Your Old Job Without a New One

Making important decisions is never easy and deciding to change jobs is often a monumental one. There are always so many factors to consider before making the final call, with timing being chief among them. To resign prematurely often brings unwelcome consequences, both financially and professionally; therefore, we generally recommend waiting until you have first…

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Your Soft Skills Set You Apart

Have you ever worked with someone who was talented at their job but impossible to get along with? Most of us have at some point in our career, and unfortunately some of us have also been that difficult co-worker from time to time. Although simply possessing the necessary experience and qualifications for a job might…

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