Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ep. 25 – Benefit Corps and the B Assessment: How to Align Your Business Mission With Impactful Results

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Joe Weedon of Raffa discusses the importance of Benefit Corporations and the B Assessment with Mark Frieden, President of Crossbow Strategies. They talk about how and why companies are able to do well by … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Think About Disability Insurance

Very few people enjoy sitting around thinking about worst case scenarios. But when it comes to planning for business and life, all things must be considered. Even the possibility that bad things can happen to your best people.

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Inflation, Broadcom, Toys “R” Us, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 17th Stocks fell over the week as protectionist trade policies weighed. The S&P 500 dropped 1.2% and the Dow fell 1.5% for the week.  Internationally, Japan gained 1.0% and Europe ticked down … Continue reading

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Why Your S.O.S. Won’t Help Your Business

Perhaps you made it where you are today by doing certain things in a certain way, then replicating those same processes over and over again. In fact, maybe you’re a huge fan of your Same Old Stuff. If so, you’re … Continue reading

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Looking for that next great team member? Hire a neophile!

There are just certain types of people you want on your team. And if you take a few minutes to think about those people, you’ll probably find they have a few things in common:

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One Key to Protecting Your Business: Key Person Insurance

Many businesses have one or two people who are the glue that holds everything together. It could be the founder, owner, CEO, CFO, or another essential contributor with specialized skills and knowledge that are critical to the operation of the … Continue reading

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Stocks, Hiring, Tariffs, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 10th Stocks surged over the week on reduced fears over a global trade war as well as a strong jobs report.  The S&P 500 soared 3.5% and the Dow rose 3.3% for … Continue reading

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