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RiskSmart Solutions Wrap Up

Dear friends, colleagues, clients, and supporters! This personal note is to let you know that as of 12/31/2019, RiskSmart Solutions®, and all employees (me, myself and I!), will be wrapping up the consulting practice. I've [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Cyber Nightmares

Recently I found some frightening Cyber Security Statistics from Small Business Trends* (updated August 2019): 43% of cyber attacks target small business. 60% of small companies go out of business within six months of a [...]

By |November 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Your Weather Tips

Fall is statistically the most active hurricane period, as we're often reminded. Meanwhile, wildfires peak at these same, due to the driest times of the year. Seasonal and weather risks can mean different things depending [...]

By |October 8th, 2019|1 Comment

Expense or Investment?

It's not easy in a rough economy to perceive the difference between a business expense and an investment. They both look like the same cash going out the door! But unfortunately, when expense cuts are across [...]

By |September 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Productive Spring Cleaning

What's the fastest way to improve your business productivity? Many organizations have their hands full setting basic priorities, getting things done on time and on budget, keeping everyone safe, and staying focused on the [...]

By |June 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Business Disruption Checklist

“Disruption” can have several meanings, but it all feels very uncomfortable! There can be positive impacts if you are the creator of disruptive innovation, like Uber or Airbnb. Then, there are disasters – both accidental [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Contingency Plans = Survival!

The last Tip, “The ‘Oops’ Factor of Risk Management” introduced contingency planning as a business survival tool. I said these plans are simple, but detailed. How can you create effective plans that will produce [...]

By |September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Is Your Reputation Important?

Your business reputation includes everything from your corporate and social responsibility, to the trustworthiness of your sales and delivery people. It can also be the most difficult asset to protect because it's intangible. You work [...]

By |July 10th, 2018|1 Comment

Got Uninsurable Risks?

“Uninsurable” can mean an insurer will not offer a certain coverage, or that you cannot afford the premium! Will not offer: There are many risks that are considered uninsurable by insurance companies. Most often because [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

On the Road Again!

School will soon be out again - are you ready to hit the road? Do you want to combine vacation and business travel? Great! With smartphones, tablets and apps, it's easier than ever not to miss a [...]

By |May 8th, 2018|1 Comment



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