A Defense Under Reservation May Be Less Than Expected

When an insurer agrees to defend a policyholder against a lawsuit, the insurer often will assert that it reserves various rights that could have the effect of limiting or denying coverage for the policyholder, and may allow the insurer to … MORE

Questions You Can and Can’t Ask in an Interview

by Brenna Johnson – Hiring new employees is never easy. It takes time and money to find qualified applicants, review their resumes, select your finalists – and then ask meaningful questions to determine which of these individuals is the best fit … MORE

Thanksgiving is Over and I’m Full

by Judy Rose – We women who are in business tend to have full plates most of the year. We juggle family, clients, employees, and find ways to get it all done. So I looked forward to the Thanksgiving holiday and … MORE

Holiday Tipping, Not Stiffing

by Kathy Dawson – Holiday tipping is a traditional way of saying thank you to people who provide you with year round services. Do you know whom to tip or what is the appropriate amount? Here is a guide to making … MORE

How to Get a Transcript or Copy of a Prior Year’s Tax Return from the IRS

by Penny Fox – Here are 10 things to know if you need federal tax return information from a previously filed tax return. If you are our client, relax and ask us for a copy. Otherwise: 1. Get copies of your … MORE

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

by Cathy Daugherty – Sometimes in business, we feel all alone in our problems. Especially as women business owners, we are concerned with looking weak if we ask for help. But asking for help can be your strongest move. Over the … MORE

Saying Goodbye Can Be Hard, But Necessary

by Trina Fleming – I’ve heard it said that saying goodbye can be one of the hardest things to do; that letting go can be painful and scary. And I agree. There are times that I hold on to something not … MORE

Civil Obedience

by Sue Parks – People don’t always play nice in the workplace. The official term is ‘workplace incivility’ and believe it or not, it’s a big issue. Examples include insulting comments, denigration of another’s work, spreading false rumors, and social isolation. … MORE

Company Histories – Adding Value to Your Enterprise

by Jane Shafron – Why bother with a company history? What is the value in rehashing the places a business has been or in talking about its important people – as opposed to just promoting the products and services it sells? … MORE

LinkedIn:  The Most Effective Social Network for Business

by Kimberly Schramm – When we hear the words “social network,” for most of us, FaceBook is the first thing that comes to mind.  That’s because, statistically, that’s where most of us are likely to be most active. And FaceBook is … MORE