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FAQ: Debt Collection

2018-02-19T10:13:49+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Articles, Debt|

FAQ: Debt Collection We're here to clear up any questions you may have concerning debt collection. Here are a few answers to frequently asked questions on debt collection. How does debt collection impact my credit score? When a debt goes into collections, it has most likely already negatively impacted your credit score. When you refuse [...]

Word of Mouth: The Power of the People

2018-02-19T10:07:48+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Articles, Professional Tips + Tricks|

Word of Mouth: The Power of the People Word of mouth is increasingly important as review sites like Yelp and Angie's List gain popularity. According to Vendasta, 78% of consumers trust online peer recommendations and reviews, while only 14% trust advertising. And according to the White House Office of Consumer Affairs, on average a dissatisfied customer will [...]

10 Management Mistakes That Make People Quit

2018-02-19T10:19:18+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Articles, Professional Tips + Tricks|

10 Management Mistakes That Make People Quit One of the most important parts of effectively managing a business is knowing how to work with people. People are what build a company and it's the manager's job to lead them down the path of success, not drive them away from the company. Bad managers tend to [...]

12 Professional Groups to Join on LinkedIn

2018-02-19T09:05:29+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Articles, LinkedIn, Professional Tips + Tricks|

12 Professional Groups to Join on LinkedIn LinkedIn is a powerful networking site – no matter what industry you’re in, LinkedIn can provide useful tools for growing your professional circle. We’ve compiled a list of 12 professional groups to join today: 12. Turnaround Management Association (Official) This group, lead by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), [...]

Amazon Enters (Disrupts?) Healthcare Arena

2018-02-12T08:56:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Insurance, News|

Amazon Enters (Disrupts?) Healthcare Arena As Amazon is constantly in the news, it comes as no surprise that the multi-billion dollar company is making a maverick move to disrupt yet another industry. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on Jan. 30, 2018, in a press release that they are partnering on ways to address [...]

20 Best (and Worst) Email Subject Line Keywords

2018-02-12T08:48:13+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Professional Tips + Tricks|

20 Best (and Worst) Email Subject Line Keywords There have been numerous studies on the effectiveness of using certain keywords in email subject lines. Alchemy Worx, a global email marketing agency, analyzed over 20 billion emails and concluded that these 20 keywords are the most effective, meaning that they got the highest open rates overall: [...]

How to Be Proactive in Uncertain Times

2018-02-12T08:46:09+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Financial, Governments, Professional Tips + Tricks|

How to Be Proactive in Uncertain Times We can only speculate at this point what government laws will take effect and how it will affect our economy this year. Times are changing rapidly, and with the recent government shutdown, there's no telling what else is around the corner. The economic uncertainty of the last decade [...]

7 Decision-Making Tips for Leaders

2018-02-12T08:45:23+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Professional Tips + Tricks|

7 Decision-Making Tips for Leaders Every leader is faced with tough decisions on a regular basis. Here are seven quick tips for decision making that every leader could use: 7. Tackle your most difficult decisions first Always tackle your most difficult decisions first. It will not only take a weight off your shoulders, but you'll [...]

How Successful Leaders Inspire Loyalty

2018-02-12T08:42:31+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Professional Tips + Tricks|

How Successful Leaders Inspire Loyalty Here's how successful leaders inspire loyalty in others: They value communication Successful leaders are great at communicating their values and ideas, and they encourage their employees to share them as well. They push for open discussions and are not afraid of being proven wrong. Their employees never have to guess [...]

The Impact of Driverless Cars on Insurance

2018-02-08T10:36:55+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Articles, Insurance, Technology|

The Impact of Driverless Cars on Insurance As driverless cars like Waymo and Tesla and the concept of ride sharing gain more popularity, so do growing concerns about safety and insurance. Most consumers say they're not ready to get into an autonomous vehicle due to safety concerns like technology failure. In fact, according to a [...]