I’ve added a few new dates to my insurance continuing education webinar schedule for A.D. Banker and Company in March. Three are personal lines related, and the other is about the subject of anti-money laundering. You can view my webinar by clicking here, or looking at the sub-menu above by hovering over the Insurance tab in the link bar.

Most people are fully aware of their vulnerability to cyber crime; however, most don’t know precisely what they can do about it–or where to do for information. According to the 2019 Cyber Barometer published last month by Generali Global Assistance, more than 50% of individuals around the world were the victim of a cyber crime, or knew someone who was. In the U.S. credit card theft and identity theft are currently the most common forms of cyber crime. If you would like to view an infographic of Generali’s study, click here. I have come across a LOT of websites when…

Do You Remember These Lyrics?

February 13, 2019

Every once in a while a song will just begin running through my head, for no apparent reason. No, it’s not because I heard it on the radio–I don’t listen to the radio much these days. I don’t watch TV, either. All the noise distracts me from whatever work or writing I’m doing. And you know what’s really odd? I know all the words! The songs can be from a long time ago, like when I was in high school in the early 70’s. Sometimes, they’re from before I was born but I know them because they were favorites of…

Motivation for a Monday

February 11, 2019

I’ve always been inspired by the “can do” spirit. When I conducted research for my book Taking the Mystery Out of Business: 9 Fundamentals for Professional Success, a common refrain focused on attitude. You’ve heard all the sayings and platitudes about positivity–in other words, believing in yourself and taking steps to support that belief. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing–that’s why we recommend it daily. –…