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Today I discovered something that I still refuse to believe.

PPACA (Obamacare) has been impacting how we purchase and design health insurance coverage since 2010. PPACA is in its 5th year and approaching maturity. New provisions of the act are introduced yearly and many of these provisions have been modified or delayed until future dates. It is arguably the most comprehensive makeover of the heath [...]

What’s in a name?

There has been at trend by large companies these last few years to use buzz phrases so often they have become common vernacular in the workplace. Words that I believe dilute the foundation of corporate hierarchy. I have noticed a trend to move away from the word management and replace it with leadership. In my [...]

It is the last day of summer.

Sitting here looking out my office window I can see the subtle difference in the landscape, a red or orange leaf here and there, the morning sky a little grayer, there is a damp chill in the air. I take a deep breath because I know what is coming. The last quarter of the year. [...]

What is an expert?

A couple of days ago I reviewed an article which asserted that reading information about your chosen field for 15 minutes a day for 20 years will make you a world class expert. I don't know that I entirely agree with that statement, but I do know that most people don't put in that minimal [...]

The Smartest Retirement Book

DOWNLOAD Overview Follow the advice in *The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read* and you will: - Find simple strategies to maximize your retirement nest egg - Steer clear of scams that rob you of your hard-earned savings - Ensure that your money lasts longer than you do - Avoid the common ... [...]

Drive

DOWNLOAD Overview Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of *To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others*) explains in his paradigm-shattering book *Drive*, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the [...]

 Obamacare Survival Guide 

DOWNLOAD Overview Congress passed it. President Obama signed it into law. The Supreme Court has ruled it constitutional. And Obama's re-election virtually ensures the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, will be implemented in full, with the prospects of wholesale repeal all but impossible. In fact, many provisions of the new law are already [...]