Unemployment Benefits Fraud

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Identity theft is an ongoing and increasing problem.  It seems that no matter how many steps we take to protect our identities, fraudsters can be one step ahead of us.  A new wrinkle is fraudulent unemployment benefit claims.  In this scenario, a fraudster will file a claim with the state unemployment office,…

Cybersecurity and You!

Cybersecurity and You! Cyber security is a quick way for your personal or business lives to be ruined in a very short time. People become targets of Cyber-attacks when they click on unknown links from unknown people or organizations with links and click on the link. The advent of malware and ransomware has allowed hackers…

IRS/Tax Scams

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Trust, but Verify Part 2

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Trust, But Verify

Trust, But Verify There is significant debate over whether there is validity to a management style of “trust, but verify”. There is no debating, however, that the old Russian proverb makes sense in considering an entity’s operations. As much as a business owner can, should and must trust their employees – especially those in positions…

Staying Focused

Staying Focused Where do you begin with this article? That’s a bit of an ironic statement since the topic is staying focused, but the reality is it is hard to stay focused. There are major demands on your time. Customers and employees have needs. Management has demands. Who manages the owners? Let’s be clear owners…

Value Triggers

Value Triggers What is a value trigger? These are the items in the business that contribute the most to the company’s success. These triggers may not be obvious items. As an example, an obvious item of value is revenue. Revenue shortages create difficulties so one could argue that revenue is a value trigger. Think of…