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Family and friends enjoying a carefree holiday meal because they know to destress during the holidays

Nov 19 2020

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3 Overlooked Tips to Destress During the Holidays

Bring home holiday gifts without the baggage It’s that time of the year. Some would say the most wonderful time. But for others, the lights and tinsel of the holidays evoke strong memories of the ghosts of holidays past.  The holidays offer a chance to reconnect with family and friends, ...
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Nov 11 2020

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Top 5 Problems Facing the Retail Industry

And the best ways to solve them We’ve all heard the Black Friday stories of fist fights breaking out in aisles of the local big-box retailer. To the average person, such stories are humorous. But to retail business owners, they are a cause for concern. Yet, such glaring examples hardly ...
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family playing outside while traveling for the holidays

Nov 5 2020

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Holiday Safety Tips

3 practical ways to stay safe in 2020 We’ve all heard humorous holiday tales. They make for great entertainment around the table during a turkey dinner. You know the stories--e.g., the time Uncle Frank fell off of the roof into a snowbank while putting up holiday lights. Unfortunately, these hijinks ...
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police prepare for election day civil unrest as a political protest moves through a downtown area during a moment of civil unres

Oct 28 2020

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Election Day: Planning for Civil Unrest

4 Guaranteed Ways to Prepare Your Business The 2020 presidential election is approaching and the possibility of election day civil unrest is very real, according to the FBI, the National Security Counsel, and Homeland Security. But how can you protect your business in the event of a disturbance during or ...
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Lighthouse on a lonely dirt road preventing the threat of shipwrecks

Oct 22 2020

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The Transformational Power of Threat Assessments

Ignoring Risk won't make it go away Cyber crime is one of the most insidious threats facing businesses. As reported here, more than 50% of businesses have suffered cyber attacks--70% of them being small to medium-sized businesses with as many as 60% going out of business following such an attack.  ...
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small business team smiling after sucessfully navigating a crisis using their crisis management plan

Oct 15 2020

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3 Practical Strategies to Protect Your Small Business During Covid-19

October 15, 2020 / Justin Hayes Ensure the Future of Your Company Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) comprise a massive portion of American industry. In fact, 99% of all businesses have less than 500 employees; 98% of them have fewer than 100, and small businesses drive nearly 50% of all ...
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overhead view of business people working on a crisis management plan outside

Oct 8 2020

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The Anatomy of a Crisis Management Plan

4 key strategies to protect your business against risk By Justin Hayes No executive expects a crisis to strike. But every day organizations fall prey to the unforeseen. One study found that 40% of businesses fail after natural disasters. Yet, only half of all businesses have a crisis management plan ...
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Podcast

risk-takers #9. Joe Sheram – The Turnaround Guru

https://media.bcast.fm/682pl1p8.m4aBrent sits down with corporate turnaround expert Joe Sheram to discuss financial risk, corporate theft, the importance of cash, and some of the biggest challenges businesses face when navigating a crisis from a financial perspective. Joe has helped countless organizations restructure, and strategize their way through some of the most ...
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Oct 6 2020

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Podcast | Risk Takers Series #9. Joe Sheram – The Turnaround Guru

Brent sits down with corporate turnaround expert Joe Sheram to discuss financial risk, corporate theft, the importance of cash, and some of the biggest challenges businesses face when navigating a crisis from a financial perspective. Joe has helped countless organizations restructure, and strategize their way through some of the most ...
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risk-takers #08. The State of Security – SPECIAL EPISODE

https://media.bcast.fm/jwq0nyq8.m4a2020 has been a year full of change. In this week's special episode Brent sits down with Vice Presidents Bryan Taylor, Josh Noland and Max Briggs for a lively discussion on the current state of security. The team discusses current trends affecting business owners, law enforcement, and employees and what ...
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Sep 22 2020

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Podcast | Risk Takers Series #08. The State of Security – SPECIAL EPISODE

2020 has been a year full of change. In this week's special episode Brent sits down with Vice Presidents Bryan Taylor, Josh Noland and Max Briggs for a lively discussion on the current state of security. The team discusses current trends affecting business owners, law enforcement, and employees and what ...
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Business COntinuity Plan Illustration

Sep 1 2020

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What is Business Continuity?

Before completely rewriting your Business Continuity Plan, it helps to understand the fundamentals of business continuity. I put together the following FAQ to give you a better understanding of the underlying information and provide a little more context, and hopefully answer some of your lingering questions. Business Continuity FAQ What ...
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Aug 25 2020

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Podcast | Risk Takers Series #07 Jack Barsky – Former KGB Spy

As part of our on going conversation around corporate espionage, we decided to sit down with a real KGB spy for some insider knowledge. In this week's episode, Brent sits down with author and former KGB spy Jack Barsky to discuss the growing threat of corporate espionage, how bad actors ...
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risk-takers #07 Jack Barsky – Former KGB Spy

https://media.bcast.fm/j8ym6q58.m4aAs part of our on going conversation around corporate espionage, we decided to sit down with a real KGB spy for some insider knowledge. In this week's episode, Brent sits down with author and former KGB spy Jack Barsky to discuss the growing threat of corporate espionage, how bad actors ...
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Aug 11 2020

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Podcast | Risk Takers Series #06. Human Trafficking with Bazzel Baz

Human trafficking touches nearly every city, county, state and locality in America. Yet law enforcement remains critically under prepared to handle this insidious business. Bazzel Baz, star of NBC's hit show The Blacklist, and real life CIA super spy is often refereed to as the patron saint of missing children. ...
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